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.

Responsibilities

  • 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.

Requirements

  • 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.

Advantages

  • 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: hr@citizen.co.za

Reference in subject line: DIGITAL CONTENT ADMINISTRATOR (NIGHT SHIFT)

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.

 

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