Job title: Junior Digital Editor - BONA Magazine
Closing Date: 03/06/2022
Location: Cape Town
Travel Involved: No
Date Required: 06/06/2022
Job Type: Permanent
Education: Diploma
Company: Highbury Media
Job Category: Editorial
Compensation: N/A
Position Summary:

Highbury Media is looking for a creative, dynamic and detail-oriented digital editor with a passion for all things lifestyle and digital media to work on BONA magazine’s digital platforms. As an editor on BONA digital, you’ll have the opportunity to contribute towards the digital success of one of South Africa’s most well-loved publications. From celebs and entertainment, to careers, fashion, fitness and home decor, our ideal candidate is someone that is obsessed with all things lifestyle- and media-related, and can think of nothing more exciting than staying on top of the latest digital trends, creating dynamic digital content and adapting and strategising to ensure the growth and success of BONA’s digital channels.

 

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

- Planning, writing and managing digital editorial content across BONA’s website and social media channels.

- Brainstorming and producing various digital content that is fresh, relevant and on-trend.

- Assisting with management of various social media platforms (scheduling, writing captions and community management).

- Keeping up to date with digital trends in order to keep the digital content vibrant, engaging and in-line with latest digital best practises.

- Attending and digitally documenting events on behalf of the BONA brand.

- Approving and scheduling commercial content.

- Writing articles for the digital platforms when required.

- Assisting in the creation of a digital content strategy.

- Briefing in video content and other creative assets as necessary.

 

Requirements:

- Tertiary qualification in journalism and/or digital marketing with a strong interest in the digital sphere, specifically social media.

- Proficient in WordPress and trending social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, TikTok, Pinterest and YouTube)

- Excellent writing, copy-editing and organisational skills.

- Proactive and self-disciplined with a strong sense of responsibility.

- Able to work accurately under deadline pressure.

- Positive, can-do attitude with a desire to learn and improve.

- Be creative and familiar with digital trends and work with the digital group editor to constantly improve the digital numbers.

- Have a clear understanding of the online news production environment, particularly in terms of how fast-paced it is.

- Able to interview and write unique content, aggregate and edit copy.

- Able to seek out commercial opportunities.

- An effective communicator, with the ability to work with different personality types and across different departments.