The candidate has a talent for the written word, a love for storytelling and a natural understanding of multimedia content creation. In addition to strong writing skills, the candidate is abreast of current events and understands editorial direction and angle. The candidate must be strategic, analytical and solution-focused. Attention to detail is of vital importance.
ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Writing copy to support the ideation, development and promotion of stories. This includes writing copy for print and digital platforms
Pitching new stories
Developing current stories and creative concepts
Working within the editorial team to source stories and develop them
Growing and developing a network of sources
Perform ad-hoc tasks when needed
Bachelor's Degree or equivalent in Journalism/English
Exceptional writing and storytelling skills
Proficiency in working with Google Docs
An excellent grasp of the English language
If you wish to apply for this position please provide the following:
- Letter of motivation outlining why you are the best person for the role and why you wish to work at Ginkgo Agency
CV with references
Examples of previous writing
Contact information including: cell number and email address
Send your updated CV and motivational letter to email@example.com today if you’re excited about the prospect of working in a fast-paced, creative environment like Ginkgo Agency.
Please note, we have received a high volume of applications for positions. If you haven't heard from Ginkgo Agency within two weeks, please consider your application as unsuccessful.
*Shortlisted candidates will be required to complete a competency task.
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- Cape Town, Western Cape