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Online Internship Opportunity at Media24

Health24 is looking for an enthusiastic intern with a love for digital to assist with the daily content marketing processes. Web interns at Health24.com help package content for Health24’s online audience.

Requirements

Tertiary qualification advantageous – Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office – Internet and social media familiarity

Competencies

Excellent English written skills • Sub editing skills • Copy tasting skills • Basic photo editing skills • Translating from Afrikaans to English advantageous • Keen eye for detail • Willing to learn • Ability to work to deadline • Enjoy engaging with people online • Flexible and proactive • Fast learner • Able to handle responsibility without continuous direction. • Attend functions on behalf of Health24.com

Duties & Responsibilities

The intern’s duties include producing articles, photos and multimedia for Health24.com on the Web, as well as helping to put together the online presence for larger news packages and enterprise projects. He or she is also expected to assist editors by conducting research and compiling information for special sections, enterprise stories and breaking news events. The intern will gain technical experience working with HTML, Photoshop and our database-driven content management system. In addition, he or she will acquire more journalistic skills, including writing headlines and summaries and sharpening his or her news judgment. The internship is intended to teach the skills used by a producer for Health24.com. This on-the-job training will expose interns to how news judgments are made and how the plans for larger enterprise take shape. As the internship progresses, interns can expect to contribute more and more to the coverage. The applicant must be a junior, senior or graduate student at the time the application is submitted, but may have graduated before beginning the internship. The intern would preferably have had at least one previous internship at a news organization although this is not a requirement. Candidates will preferably know some HTML and Photoshop and have a demonstrated interest in journalism and a familiarity with Health24.com. Load articles in the appropriate sections on the website • Localise international articles • Perform routine maintenance tasks on legacy content on the website, including to improve SEO • Update content • Load articles in the Multimedia section • Upload Multimedia content related to Health24 • Populate and update sponsored sections and centres as required

How to apply

Click here to apply online

Closing Date: 21 September 2014

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