Food For Mzansi is a dynamic media group committed to telling the story of agriculture in South Africa. We believe in the power of information to transform the agricultural landscape, and we’re on a mission to connect, inform, and inspire the people who feed our nation. As a leading voice in agricultural journalism, we are seeking a passionate and driven junior journalist to join our team.
As a junior journalist at Food For Mzansi, you will play a crucial role in supporting both our news and business development teams. Your responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:
- Assisting in the research, writing, and editing of news articles, features, and business reports related to the agricultural industry.
- Conducting interviews with key stakeholders, farmers, and industry experts.
- Collaborating with senior journalists and editors to ensure the accuracy and quality of content.
- Providing support in the development and execution of business development initiatives.
- Monitoring industry trends and staying up to date with developments in agriculture.
- Tertiary qualification in journalism or agricultural sciences.
- Strong language abilities and excellent communication skills.
- Curiosity and a keen interest in agricultural and agribusiness topics.
- Energetic and enthusiastic with a proactive approach to learning.
- Ability to work collaboratively in a fast-paced environment.
- Strong writing and editing skills.
- Ability to work to tight deadlines.
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite.
- Basic understanding of agricultural practices and the agribusiness landscape.
How to apply:
If you are a dynamic individual with a passion for journalism and agriculture, we would love to hear from you. Please submit your CV, a cover letter, and writing samples to az.oc.isnazmrofdoof@ofni.
Food For Mzansi is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Join us in telling the untold stories of agriculture and be a part of a team that is making a difference in the industry!
Closing Date: 11 December 2023