November 25, 2010

Paid internship @ South African magazine

Africa investor (Ai) magazine is offering a four-month editorial internship opportunity, with a view to possible permanent employment, to a talented, young journalist looking to further his/her writing skills and knowledge of the media industry. The applicant must already have completed a diploma/degree in journalism and have an excellent grasp of the English language with previous experience in the publishing field. He/she must be able to produce press releases, short articles for Africa investor's magazine and be able to assist the editorial department with day-to-day tasks such as the researching and uploading of daily news stories to www.africa-investor.com; as well as performing other regular tasks.

Also advantageous is a financial background and an understanding of capital markets. The candidate should also have extensive research experience and will be expected to contribute regularly to Africa investor's various social media and online platforms.

The candidate will also take on some office management duties. The potential intern must be available to Africa investor on a full-time basis and will be expected to put in the extra hours where necessary. Candidates must be available to start at Africa investor at the beginning of January, with transport to and from work being absolutely essential.
Company Description
Africa investor (Ai) is a leading international investment research and communications group that supplies a broad range of investment data, research, broadcast and published content to a growing number of investors with interests in Africa.
Requirements
• Graduate with a Diploma/Degree in Journalism, English or an equivalent qualification, financial background advantageous • Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word/Outlook/Excel in particular) • Excellent writing and researching ability • Confident telephone manner • Good with computers • Proofing ability and strong grammatical knowledge • Meticulous attention to detail • Respect for deadlines • Passion for African finance/business-related issues
Personal Skills/Attributes
• Enjoy working in a team • Inquisitive mind • Able to follow instructions and take initiative

Contact details
Catherine Wright
Africa investor
cwright@africa-investor.com

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