Strategic Researcher/Journalist (Media)

Short Job Description: 

Our client is currently recruiting a strong Strategic Researcher/Journalist  in media who will be able to research an array of topics and formulate questions for panelists for conferences. The ideal candidate will have come from either a media or radio background with international relations experience. This is a full-time position with flexibility of in-office and remote working from home. Must reside in the greater Johannesburg area. 

Where will the person be located? (Town/Suburb/Remote): 
Select which one of these best describes the role: 
Hybrid - office & remote
Main area of expertise required: 
Strategic Planning
Digital Content & Social Media writing
Market Research
Media Strategy
Estimated hours: 
Remuneration in ZAR: 
Circa R20k per month
Remuneration term: 
Job posting date: 
Tuesday, September 28, 2021
Full Job Description: 

Strategic Researcher/Journalist  Job, Hybrid, Johannesburg, Gauteng



  • Candidate must have a strong International relations focus and background
  • Be comfortable with researching a wide variety of topcs and subjects.Topics range from green economies/leadership/labour migration/job protection and fashion sustainability.
  • Must have good working knowledge of Excel, Powerpoint and Word 
  • Ideally someone who has worked in media or radio having done extensive research and putting together a programme with questions etc.
  • Must have had exposure across some aspects or genres of television production, including news, sport, current affairs, documentaries and factual programmes,
  • Must be able to originate or develop questioning ideas, drawing on their knowledge and understanding of industry requirements, and present findings to decision makers.
  • Must understand, and work within, relevant legislation and regulations. 
Application process:
Before applying check that your CV is comprehensive and that the roles and responsibilities demonstrate your capabilities and experience rather than a list of tasks. Always write in full sentences. You have up to 12 places of previous employment to demonstrate your skills, use as many as you feel are required but always include more than one. Write a motivational email explaining why you should be considered for the role. The motivational email will be seen before the CV and is submitted to the client with the CV. If you have not heard back within 14-21 days please assume the application was not successful.

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