JOB OPPORTUNITY: AFRICA-CHINA INTERNSHIP FOR YOUNG AFRICANS

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[Type]: Six-month Internship
[Open to]: Qualified African Journalists and Media Practician
[Reward Obtainable]: Consistent Salary
[Deadline]: March 21, 2017

The Africa-China Reporting Project (“the Project”) at Wits Journalism has made a public call to fill a paid Internship position in a full-time capacity at Wits Journalism for a period of six months (with the possibility of an extension for another six months).

Below are the details

The ideal person for this position is versatile, flexible and diligent, with a thorough understanding of the Project’s activities and objectives and creative ideas on how best to attain and improve them. The Project is also seeking a vibrant candidate to carry out its “Africa-China” vision and orientation.

The major tasks of the internship will be to assist the Project Coordinator and to contribute to the successful implementation of the Project’s various activities planned for 2017, but also to assist with administrative tasks and coordination, research and publications, events and interactions with journalists, systems and planning, and more.

The responsibilities of the position include the following:

Assist the Project Coordinator of the Project
Manage various administrative tasks related to the disbursement of reporting grants, etc.
Assist with organising Project events and functions including workshops, seminars and talks
Conduct research on Africa-China matters for the Project web portal, and assist with maintaining the web portal
Assist with Project communications and published material
Qualifications, skills and aptitude of ideal candidate:

Academic qualifications in journalism, media studies or related fields
Experience and knowledge of China and Africa-China relations; appreciation of the Project’s Africa-China orientation and outlook
Attention to detail
Positive attitude, good interpersonal skills and willingness to learn and contribute
Competence with online and offline media and journalism, as well as processing and design tools.

Application Procedure

To apply, applicants must send an email marked “APPLICATION – INTERNSHIP” containing a CV (including a list of Africa-China publications if any) and a covering letter explaining interest in and aptitude for position to africa-china@journalism.co.za by no later than March 21 2017.

[Disclaimer: The Page is not responsible for this call. We hold no stake in the organisation of this contest or program. Our interest is purely based on reportage. All correspondences should be directed to the appropriate quarters].




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