Closing Date: 30/09/2021
Location: Cape Town
Travel Involved: No
Date Required: 01/10/2021
Job Type: Internship
Education: Diploma
Company: Highbury Media
Job Category: Editorial
Compensation: N/A
Position Summary:

Have you always dreamt of working in magazines? Is it your goal to see your name in print? Highbury Media is looking for a creative, dynamic and detail-oriented features intern with a passion for all things lifestyle and print media. As a features intern in the lifestyle department, you’ll have the opportunity to write and contribute towards a number of popular lifestyle publications. From kids content, to careers, fashion, fitness and home decor, our ideal candidate is someone that is obsessed with all things magazines, and can think of nothing more exciting than researching and writing articles while learning about the world of print media.

 

The successful candidate will be required to:

-Research, interview sources and write articles on various topics and for various magazines.

-Assist the editors with day-to-day administrative tasks.

-Brainstorm content/article ideas that are fresh and relevant and pitch them to the editors.

-Assist in the running of magazines through the print cycle.

-Assist with the editing of layouts.

-Attend and digitally document events on behalf of the magazines.

 

Requirements:

-Tertiary qualification in journalism or English with a strong interest in writing and editing.

-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.

-A genuine interest in magazines and should regularly be engaging with magazine content.

-A knowledge of google suite, Affinity Publisher and Adobe InDesign would be beneficial.