We’re looking for a Web Writer

We’re looking for a Web Writer / Sub-editor in Cape Town

The publishers of TheSouthAfrican.com are looking for a Cape Town based journalist with web writing and subbing skills.

We’re looking for a Web Writer

We require the services of a journalist with news writing and subbing skills in Cape Town. You will be working full-time (Monday to Friday) at our office in Claremont. The position is available from 23 January 2014.

The job requires assisting the editor by writing South African news articles and interviews as well as sub-editing online content.

Skills/attributes required

  • News-writing experience and passion for current affairs
  • Interest in Search Engine Optimisation and strategies to drive web traffic
  • Excellent spelling and grammar and the ability to sub-edit copy fast and accurately
  • Attention to detail and able to meet strict deadlines.
  • An affinity for the South African community abroad. Ideally the candidate would have had some experience living overseas, as the newspaper/website is focused on the international South African community.

Job details

  • Remuneration: R10 000/ month
  • Job level:  Junior
  • Travel requirement:  None

Company Description

TheSouthAfrican.com has been running for 10 years.  We provide news, events, sport, entertainment, community, travel & business articles for global-minded South Africans. Through our website, online network, e-newsletter and weekly free newspaper, we reach more than 250,000 South Africans per month.

Contact details

To apply for this challenging role, please send your CV, a covering letter and an example of your writing (preferably a news or opinion piece) to editor@thesouthafrican.com