***This is not a call for DJs or music show presenters***
Are you interested in developing Bush Radio’s news coverage?
Do you want to grow your basic managerial and editorial skills?
Then Bush Radio 89.5FM has just the position for you – Trainee Newsroom Co-ordinator.
We are looking for a dynamic, driven, hardworking and enthusiastic individual, with a basic understanding of the running of a newsroom, You must be willing to be mentored to help develop Bush Radio’s newsroom, in terms of policy, content, presentation (bulletins) editing and networking.
In return, Bush Radio will offer the candidate access to local and international training as it becomes available, as well as mentoring by senior Bush Radio management and experts in order for the candidate to develop into a fully-fledged radio news editor.
Duties will include: Ensuring that Bush Radio adheres to its newsroom polices, developing content to meet these requirements, all content published by the newsroom (i.e. bulletins, online articles, current affairs, features, etc) are of a high and constantly improving quality. Shift work as needed.
No formal journalism or media qualification is required, but would aid application.
An excellent command of English and a good general knowledge is a requirement, as well as the command of one other Bush Radio broadcast language (Afrikaans or Xhosa)
Experience in working in a newsroom would be an asset.
This is a full-time contract position (1 year contract after 6 months’ probation)
Salary R 4 500 to R 6 000 based on skill level and experience.
Cape Town-based position
Application deadline: 30 October 2016
Only email applications will be accepted.
Send your application with the subject line: Trainee News Co-ordinator 2016 to firstname.lastname@example.org
Application must include:
- detailed CV
- motivation letter, including basic ideas on what you think community radio’s news priorities should be, as well as some detail on how you would transform the current news on Bush Radio 89.5FM.
- contactable references x 3
Shortlisted candidates will be put through a combination written test (for computer skills, language, general knowledge) and a voice test.
Bush Radio reserves the right not to make an appointment – Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted – No correspondence will be entered into
*** This is not a call for DJs or music show presenters***