Digital Content Creator

CLOSING DATE

18 July

2022

Experience: At least 1–2 years’ experience working as a writer on digital channels
Location: Cape Town
Employment type: Permanent (full-time)
Role and mission:

John Brown South Africa is seeking to appoint a Digital Content Creator. The position is based in Cape Town and will report directly to the Digital Editor. 

Key responsibilities:
  • Research and write for all digital platforms, including, but not limited to, social media and websites 
  • Apply SEO principles to website content 
  • Copy-edit, proof and fact-check own written work and that of junior staff 
  • Assist the editor with compiling monthly social media and website reports for respective channels  
  • Contribute innovative ideas to brainstorming and content-planning meetings 
  • Switch seamlessly between brands and projects 
  • Stay abreast of current news, trending topics and social media, and constantly seek opportunities to build brands’ social media presence  
What you’ll need:
  • A degree or diploma in journalism, copywriting or related field  
  • At least 1–2 years’ experience working as a writer on digital channels 
  • Excellent command of the English language  
  • A passion for food, fashion and lifestyle topics, and a love for the digital and social media space 
  • Clear, concise written and verbal communication and presentation skills  
  • Ability to work well in a team and take direction from the Digital Editor 
  • Positive attitude, energetic approach and a high level of self-motivation 
  • Ability to prioritise workload, work under pressure and meet tight deadlines 
  • Attention to detail and the ability to concentrate in a busy work environment

Advantageous: 

  • Experience producing lo-fi video content and/or multimedia content (e.g. behind-the-scenes content) 
  • Experience working with a content management system 
  • Basic HTML and SEO knowledge  
TO APPLY:

Please forward a detailed CV to applications@johnbrownmedia.com 

Reference: Digital Content Creator

PREFERENCE WILL BE GIVEN IN LINE WITH JOHN BROWN’S EMPLOYMENT EQUITY POLICY 

Note: If you have not heard from us within 2 weeks of the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful. John Brown South Africa reserves the right not to fill the position.