Editorial Intern
Cape Town, Western Cape

Role and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the research of stories based on daily editorial meetings

  • Proactively pitch ideas, concepts and stories against  team targets

  • Communicate in person with subjects and document and  archive all recording 

  • Create and edit content tasks as part of the process of story development

  • Create and edit editorial notes based on team/story requirements

  • Actively research new stories and contribute towards the team targets

  • Actively follow up on story leads and document feedback

  • Archive all reference data and material related company format

  • Comply with set procedures and standard of the company

  • Proactively contribute ideas and identify areas for improvement

  • Accelerate learning and growth through self-development

  • Perform and execute ad-hoc tasks (when needed) 

Minimum Requirements

  • Applicable degree/diploma in Journalism or English or Media

  • Proficiency in GSuite and Windows

  • Competent in writing and storytelling skills

  • Exceptional communication skills (written and verbal) 

  • Must be able to multi-task and ensure all tasks are completed within given timeframes

  • Self-starter: highly motivated / enthusiastic / energetic

  • Ability to work independently and in a team

  • Excellent interpersonal skills

  • Highly organized 

  • Creative flair

  • Originality

  • Delivery focused

  • Self-driven and determined

  • Analytical and objective, with attention to detail 

  • Able to work under pressure whilst remaining adaptable, focused and flexible

  • Use own initiative and be proactive

  • Comfortable in a rapidly changing environment


Send your updated CV and motivational letter to recruitment(at)ginkgoagency.com today if you’re excited about the prospect of working in a fast-paced, creative environment like Ginkgo Agency.

*Shortlisted candidates will be required to complete a competency task.

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Cape Town, Western Cape

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