Intern Writer
Cape Town, Western Cape
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Internship

Overview

IDEAL CANDIDATE

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

REQUIREMENTS

  • 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

APPLICATION PROCESS

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 recruitment@ginkgoagency.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.

Job Types: 
Internship
Experience: 
not required
Education: 
Bachelors
Location: 
Cape Town, Western Cape
Language: 
English

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