Closing Date: 30/09/2021
Location: Cape Town
Travel Involved: No
Date Required: 01/10/2021
Job Type: Permanent
Education: A tertiary qualification in English or Journalism
Company: Highbury Media
Job Category: Editorial
Compensation: N/A
Position Summary:

Highbury Media (Pty) Ltd is SA’s largest independent magazine and digital publishing company responsible for some of the country’s most-loved and best-performing titles. Established 64 years ago, CAR is SA’s longest running motoring magazine and an opinion-forming consumer and automotive-interest title. We are currently looking for a Junior Journalist.

 

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

• Researching and assisting with articles on the CAR magazine website

•Assisting on shoots and videos for CAR magazine and CAR magazine website

•Assisting our road test engineers in road testing, including weighing, measuring vehicles, recording specification features and road test data

 

Requirements: 

•A tertiary qualification in English or Journalism

•Work experience in the motoring media.

•An ability and willingness to work hours as dictated by prevailing news trends.

•Excellent writing, communication, copy editing, organisational and motivational skills.

•Proficiency in WordPress CMS, Excel, Photoshop, trending social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, etc) and the Mac operating system.

•Knowledge of InDesign, Affinity Publisher and basic video editing a bonus.

• Excellent technical knowledge of motor vehicles.

•A passion for driving and motoring media.