Journalist: Travel Publication

Short Job Description: 

Esteemed travel publication requires the services of a well-travelled journalist with a degree in Journalism or Honours in English.

Where will the candidate work from, if not home based? (Town/Suburb or state work-from-home): 
Select which one of these best describes the role: 
Full time - with flexibility
Main area of expertise for this position: 
Required Qualification: 
Degree in Journalism or Honours in English
Estimated hours (state hours per day or week): 
Full-time with flexibility
Hourly rate /Project fee/ Salary: 
R12 000 - R15 000 per month
Job posting date: 
Wednesday, January 9, 2019
Full Job Description: 

Essential Requirements:

Degree in Journalism or Honours in English
Minimum of three years business writing experience
Computer skills
English first language and excellent written and spoken communication skills
Social media literate
Interest in digital media
Has travelled overseas
Good general knowledge
Eye for detail (subbing skills)
Good research skills
Ability to develop story ideas
Driver's licence and own vehicle mandatory

Personal Skills/Attributes
Accurate, reliable and detail-oriented with a passion for ensuring zero-defect information
Persistent and resourceful
Efficient and hardworking - works to a finish
Shows initiative
Can work unaided, gets on with the job, independent
Unflappable under pressure
Engaged, involved and passionate

Accommodating and flexible
Mature outlook, rational, self-confident, sensible
Dependable and responsible
Sociable: able to attend functions and network
Attitude of "how can I help"

Application process:
Before applying check that your CV is not too brief and that the roles and responsibilities reflect your capabilities rather than a list of tasks. You have up to 6 places of previous employment to demonstrate your worth to the client. Use all of them if possible. Write a strong motivational email reflecting why you should be considered for the role. Before the employer sees your CV, they will see your motivational email. For your own privacy of data do not include contact details in the motivational email, the client requests these from RecruitMyMom.

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