Swahili speaking Digital Content and Social Writer - Johannesburg

2020/01/01 6:17:54 AM
Are you fluent in Swahili and passionate about all thing digital? We may have the perfect job opportunity for a you! A leading media production company are looking for a Swahili speaking Digital Content & Social Writer to join their vibrant team in Johannesburg, South Africa. You will prepare content for online platforms, for an East African audience. If have knowledge of website content publishing and have a broad understanding of social media platforms, this job could be yours!

Your key job responsibilities as the Swahili speaking Digital Content & Social Writer in Johannesburg, South Africa will include:

- Write engaging copy demonstrating the ability to translate broadcast events into news and feature articles
- Write various content types such as website copy, articles, headlines, image captions, video abstracts etc.
- Maintain and create original content for website and online platforms
- Upload, publish and promote content on the online and social platforms
- Research, interview and source information and news stories
- Work with video team on content for online and social platforms, required to attend shoots where necessary
- Coordinate and source content
- Reporting and analysis of stats and trends
- Enhance online and social media strategies and implementation
- Cross-platform publishing with various CMS’s
- Management of social communities

Requirements for this Swahili speaking Digital Content & Social Writer job in Johannesburg, South Africa:

- Must be able to speak and understand both English and Swahili, as well as write and publish in English
- 3 years online and social media publishing experience
- Computer literate (experience with Apple Mac), and have advanced MS Office software skills (i.e. Excel, PowerPoint presentations)
- Experience with image editing software, such as Photoshop, an advantage
- Familiar with online and social media platforms and publishing in a professional environment (i.e. Websites, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, Google Plus, Vine etc.)
- Qualification and experience in journalism and / or online media publishing required
- Experience / training in the television broadcast environment an advantage
- Skilled in running online and social campaigns
- Familiar with African and international mainstream television entertainment
- Must be available for shifts including evening or weekends depending on project

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