On Line Content Writer – Reality TV – 3 month gig (309 views)

The online content writer will be responsible for interpreting the reality tv show’s experience to the viewer. This is achieved by creating social media & website content based on the activities in and around the show, in a fast-paced environment. The online content writers work in shifts, on a rotation basis for the duration of the TV show – including weekends and working after 17:00.

Key responsibilities:

  • Writing event-based engaging news and feature articles based on broadcast activities 
  • Researching, interviewing and sourcing information and news stories 
  • Write various content types such as copy, for website, articles, headlines, image captions, video abstracts etc.
  • Maintain and create original content for website and online platforms 
  • Upload, publish and promote content on the website and social platforms
  • Reporting and feedback on content, sentiment and trends
  • Cross-platform publishing with various CMS’s
  • Creative content idea generation
  • Working with a team of writers, video editors, social moderators
  • Social media sponsor post creation and publishing 
  • Content questions or copy for video shoots
  • Required to be available for shifts including evening or weekends, as per shift schedule

Key Requirements:

  • Flexible working hours and weekend shifts.
  • Skills and professional experience writing and publishing in a digital environment, both online and social media. (a minimum of 3 years)
  • A passion for the digital environment and latest social media trends and practices
  • An energetic and positive attitude.
  • A proven fast learner, able to learn new systems quickly.
  • Team player and not afraid of a hard-work.
  • Multi-tasking skills with the ability to comfortably juggle multiple requirements.
  • Content management systems experience is an advantage.
  • Some experience/knowledge/training in the television broadcast environment is an advantage, but not essential
  • Must be able to work under pressure and within a team.


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Salary: R25 - 30 000