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Digital Content Producer – Marketing and Communications job – Market related salary – Johannesburg, South Africa

  • Permanent
  • Johannesburg
  • Jun 5, 2018

Are you a writer with a passion for creating stories focusing on today’s most important topics? This job could be perfect for you! The Digital Content Producer in Johannesburg will primarily coordinate with daily talk show teams and the digital content team, as well as those working on other national programs, and serve as an essential champion for online audiences amid broadcast-oriented groups

Your key job responsibilities as the Digital Content Producer in Johannesburg:

  • Quickly write, edit and post articles and other content
  • Identify and create digital content from on-air material produced by other program teams. Train members of those teams to grow their own digital capabilities and fluency
  • Create and introduce multimedia components to content, which could include photo slideshows, graphics, data visualization, tables, extra audio, video, sidebar stories, etc.
  • Contribute to special projects or series as directed
  • Participate in daily and weekly editorial meetings with colleagues to discuss topics, guests and digital content
  • Participate in daily and weekly consultations to talk about content/digital strategies and on ongoing collaborative efforts
  • Stay current on best practices in online journalism and recommend ways to enhance offerings
  • Maintain extensive knowledge of issues, events and newsmakers
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements for this Digital Content Producer job in Johannesburg:

  • Bachelor’s degree required (or equivalent combination of education and experience)
  • Up to two years or more demonstrated experience working directly in online journalism, 3-5 years’ experience at the intermediate level
  • Demonstrated ability in using images, links, graphics, etc., to help tell a story online
  • Strong editorial and ethical judgment
  • Must be available to work weekdays and evenings and some weekends as assigned
  • Knowledge and skill in all facets of online news production, including writing for the web, copyediting, photography and photo editing, data visualization and audio/visual production
  • Excellent writing, grammar and proofreading skills
  • Fluency with social media platforms, best practices and tactics
  • Skills to serve as ambassador for digital to broadcast-oriented staff and advocate for multi-platform storytelling

If you meet the above requirements for this Digital Content Producer job in Johannesburg, we would like to hear from you! Please send your CV through to hr@initiateinternational.co.za. If you do not receive any feedback within 7 days of your application, please be advised that you were not successful in making the shortlist

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