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15 Jun 2015
 

Are you an aspiring online journo who loves food? We are looking for a Cape Town based intern to join the Food24 team. If you believe you have what it takes to work with, and look at drool-worthy images of food all day long, then we want to hear from you!

Send us your CV via email to editor@food24.com

Responsibilities:


•    Working in a small, fast-moving editorial team to produce clever, useful online food content (sometimes on the fly, sometimes days or weeks ahead)
•    Loading and editing recipes and food/drink/restaurant articles into the content management system
•    Sourcing and resizing images (experience in Photoshop is a huge advantage!)
•    Conceiving and writing short original articles: recipe roundups and features about the goings-on in the greater food/drink/restaurant community
•    Aggregate short, sharp food news stories and current event articles under pressure
•    Producing and editing repackaged content for clients
•    Keeping up-to-date, and engaging with the SA food community on social media
•    Supporting editorial staff

Requirements:

•    Writing experience (published pieces and/or personal blog)
•    Experience with content management systems a major plus (any blogging counts!)
•    Familiar with the Food24 editorial voice and aesthetic
•    Able to write engaging and catchy blurbs for recipes
•    Loves food, appreciates the importance of home cooking and cooking with the seasons
•    Loves eating out and finding new and exciting places to dine
•    Wine and spirit tasting is a big part of the job at Food24 so be prepared to have a drink or two on occasion
•    Meticulous editor, perfectionist, obsessive attention to detail, maddened by typos and broken links, delighted by finding and fixing them
•    Excellent communication skills with a can-do attitude
•    A+ multi-tasker and juggler of responsibilities big and small
•    Interested in and engaged with social media – Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, Youtube and Pinterest
•    Loves problem-solving and collaborating in an effort to drive Food24 forward
•    Cooking experience a plus
•    Own transport is an advantage
•    Able to work Monday to Fri, 8.30am – 5pm


We look forward to hearing from you!

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