South Africa 17.10.2017 03:13 pm

The Citizen is looking for a night shift digital content administrator

The Citizen is seeking a late shift digital content administrator to join its digital team to enhance all aspects of its digital media (social, online and multimedia).

The suitable candidate will be part of a vibrant, forward-thinking team. It is the ideal opportunity for a young, energetic and self-motivated person. The ideal candidate will report directly to the Deputy Digital Editor.


  • Daily and evening maintenance, updating and scheduling of content across The Citizen’s digital platforms.
  • Writing, editing and processing content in line with the publication’s style.
  • Uploading and editing photos and videos.
  • Promotion of content on social media platforms in line with the company’s digital strategy.
  • Work with the various editorial teams to ensure lively, interesting online pieces.
  • Monitoring of wires, social media and competitor sites for breaking and/or relevant news.


  • Relevant degree in journalism, multimedia or related fields.
  • Excellent command of the English language.
  • Experience in the digital environment.
  • Strong computer skills and a good knowledge of the web, multimedia and social media.
  • Hunger to learn and develop quickly in a deadline driven environment.
  • Can work independently or as a member of a team.
  • Can take direction well.
  • Display an interest in digital media technology and innovation.
  • Work accurately with speed and focus.
  • Willing to work evening shift.
  • Ability to subedit and write clean, grammatically correct copy.


  • Experience with CMS, web software and Adobe Photoshop.
  • Basic knowledge of HTML, SEO.
  • Video editing skills.


Preference will be given to individuals who will add to the diversity of the organisation.

Suitable applications with a full CV to be sent to:


Closing date for applications: 27 October 2017.

The Citizen reserves the right not to fill this position.

Should you not receive any communication from The Citizen, please regard your application as unsuccessful.


The Citizen Trail Run 2018

today in print