Social Media Content Writer

Social Media Content Writer

Location: Randburg, JHB
Salary: Market Related

About the Role:
Opportunity available for a Social Media Content Writer to prepare content for online platforms within the broadcasting industry.

Relevant tertiary education - degree in Journalism, Digital Communications, or Media
3 years online publishing experience
Fluent in English – written and spoken
Computer literate - Apple Mac, advanced MS Office software skills
Experience with image editing software, such as Photoshop
Experience with social media platforms and publishing in a professional environment - Websites, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, Google Plus, Vine etc
Experienced in the South African or International television broadcast environment
Experienced in running online and social campaigns
Able to cover events doing live social media engagement from the event.
Must pay attention to detail, be able to work under pressure, be pragmatic, disciplined, driven, solutions-orientated and have a passionate learning attitude
Teamwork and communication will be vital for the success achieved in this position
Must understand urgency and meet extremely tight deadlines

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
Researching, interviewing and sourcing information and news stories
Working with video team on content for online and social platforms, required to attend shoots where necessary
Coordinating and sourcing content for the social and website platforms
Reporting and analysis of stats and trends
Keep up to date with the latest social media trends and practices
Enhancing online and social media strategies and implementation
Cross-platform publishing with various CMS’s
Management of social communities across various social media platforms