Journalist Internship at Political Analysis 2018


We are an online publication, looking to hire two intern Journalists. The internship is for a period of three months, from April to June 2018.

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Responsibilities:

Write between 15 and 20 reports a day, sourced from press releases, social media, online data sources, and audio transcripts (which you must transcribe).
Frontline proofreading and editing, for your own content and content written by others.

Other:

  • Please note that is not your typical 9 to 5 role, and you will on several occasions need to start work early or end the day late to meet deadlines.
  • Please do not apply for this role if you are looking for a ‘work life balance’ or if you are a veritable ‘clock watcher’.
  • The position is full-time, and will not entertain special work-arrangement requests.
  • This role is best suited for a recent and inexperienced graduate looking to immerse themselves into world of digital journalism and online publishing.

Requirements

  • A degree – does not have to be journalism.
  • Very strong English language skills; you must be able to write and edit competently.
  • Versatility – the ability to write across various subjects and topics, including politics, entertainment, fashion, breaking news and sport.
  • Your own laptop, reliable and unlimited internet (4G or Fibre), as this is a work from home role.
  • Stability and reliability under pressure, and a consistency in the kind and quality of work produced.
  • Ability to work with very little guidance and supervision.
  • Computer literacy – ability to work with Microsoft Word, Excel and Google applications.
  • Superior online research skills.
  • An interest in writing, journalism and current affairs.
  • Can start working with us immediately, with little notice

Location: Sandton

If you meet the above requirements and if you are interested in the position, please send your CV to
m.mpolase@politicalanalysis.co.za.

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Please take note: if you have not been contacted within 14 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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