Remuneration: R15127 – R23438 per month negotiable Basic salary
Benefits: Cellphone allowance, Pension/Umbrella Fund
Location: Pretoria, Lyttelton, Centurion
Education level: Degree
Job level: Mid/Senior
Travel requirement: Occasional
Type: Permanent
Company: Plaas Media

Job description

  • Produce, write and publish new web content in a creative way.
  • Actively search for and generate news and in-depth articles for web.
  • Write web advertorials for web clients.
  • Liaise with clients and in-house team members to decide on new posts.
  • Attend and cover client and industry functions with a view to direct social media and web reporting.
  • Oversee web layout (images, graphics, videos, and artwork).
  • Basic video editing.
  • Proofread and edit material linguistically and for accuracy.
  • Manage company’s own social media as well as client campaigns.
  • Ensure content is up to date.
  • Comply with copyright and privacy regulations.
  • Monitor website’s traffic to measure popularity.
  • Keep track of developments in web technology.
  • Ensure that web content meets the needs and interests of website visitors, and monitor visitor behaviour by reviewing website statistics.
  • Work with other web professionals, such as web designers, developers, and webmasters to determine the best way to present information online.
  • Upload content or provide material to online staff for uploading.
  • Contact contributors to find out if material needs to be updated.
  • Encourage contributors to supply new content to keep the website fresh for returning visitors.
  • Check content for accuracy and ensure that it complies with copyright and privacy regulations.

Company Description

Plaas Media is a Centurion-based company specialising in agricultural content across all media types – online, print, broadcast and event-based.

Requirements

  • Three to five years’ experience in an online/website/social media writing environment.
  • Experience in agricultural media and writing will definitely be to your advantage.
  • Excellent command of Afrikaans and English.
  • Ability to thoroughly and accurately edit, proofread and translate.
  • Good management and organisational skills.
  • Must be able to work and function in a deadline driven environment.
  • Must be able to work quickly and accurately under pressure.
  • Knowledge of WordPress.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license.
  • Must travel from time to time.

Please submit a short CV of no more than two to three pages to deidre@plaasmedia.co.za
All applicants must be willing to undertake a practical test.
Only applicants meeting the job requirements need to apply.
If you have not received any reply within two weeks of having applied, please regard your application as unsuccessful.