Edit original content and press releasses to ensure high quality, engaging and well-researched weekly content for media update, and to ensure that all work published is correct. Ensure that content is edited in accordance to the high standards that Newsclip has established when publishing press releases and original content onto the website. Ensure that only relevant releases are shared on meida update and upload certain content to MyPressOffice.
Copy edit and proofread all of the original content on media updtate and ensure that the correct grammar and spelling is being put into use;
Edit original content on media update as required;
Assist editing press releases and opinion pieces for Newsclip and allaffiliated brands;
Create content fir assigned media update, Newsclip and associate bands' social platforms;
Continuosly update the media update style guide, in order to keep brand voice and tone consistent as per managing editor's approval;
Compile, edit and publish to of the weekly newsletters;
Edit Junior Content Creators' social media posts.
Create imagery and write posts for media update's social media platforms, as assigned, including the creation of content and engaging with followers;
Create mailer campaigns for all newsletters and features;
write and edit conent for blogs and articles, as and when required.
Mentoring and Training
Training and mentoring of Junior Content Creators and Assistant Editor, including editing, social platforms, research, content ideation and all ad hoc queries.
Continuously maintain the social media style guide and schedule training for the team as per Managing Editor's approval;
Create and discuss strateges to optimise every aspect of work, including social and workflow strategy.
Ensure that all content is edited in a timely fashion;
Updating the team calendar accordingly;
Update the contacts list on a monthly basis;
Ensure credibility and accessibility of the media update website in collaboration with the Managing Editor;
Send Q&A requests and content ideas to the content creators and Managing Editor.
Communication with the team to ensure all work is sent through to you in a timely manner for editing;
Attend weekly media update and all other relevant meetings;
Maintain stakeholder awareness levels on all communication platforms;
Ensure that emails are attended to in a timeous manner;
Inform stakeholders on any relevant media trends or industry news;
Ensure effective communication on a regular basis on the various communication platforms.
Inform PRs when their submissions will be posted on media update or MyPressOffice when required;
Advise PRs when their submissions do not mee the media update standards for publication;
Oversee the Editorial Inbox and respond to reader queries where applicable.
Competed Bachelor's Degree in Journalism or related fields.
1-3 years' experience in a similar field.
Attention to detail;
Ability to coordinate;
Effective and efficient communication levels; written and verbal.
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Newsclip was founded in 1983 and has since continued to grow
as an industry-leading, national media monitoring company. The innovative,
technology-driven and dynamic working environment provides the perfect platform
for individuals who are strategic, highly self-motivated and receptive to
change. The culturally diverse and professional workforce is comprised of over
250 employees. Understanding that the success of the company can be attributed
to its people, Newsclip invests in and is committed to developing its employees
as there is no limit to personal growth.