Posted On: May 21, 2013
Media Organization: Africa.com
Established in 2010, Africa.com is the fastest growing Africa-related website with over 5 million unique page views per month from visitors in over 200 countries across the globe. Africa.com showcases carefully selected news, business and finance, technology, travel, arts and culture on all 54 countries. We have offices in New York, South Africa and Nigeria.
We are a team of smart, fun, down-to-earth entrepreneurs who share a deep passion for Africa. Through our work, we are playing a key role in shaping the way the world views Africa.
Interns at Africa.com are hands-on from day one and have the opportunity to do it all – pitch stories, conduct interviews, write, shoot video and represent Africa.com at notable events. This position is ideal for students looking to learn more about the online media environment, and is especially ideal for those who are interested in Africa from any and all perspectives, whether it's arts and culture, business and finance, technology, travel or news. In addition, you’ll have your byline on our well-recognized and respected platform.
Successful candidates will have:
o Experience in producing original content across mediums (print, multimedia)
o Strong communication and interviewing skills
o Strong enthusiasm for Africa
o A sense of journalistic ethics
o Knowledge of social media
o Knowledge of Content Management Systems – WordPress, MailChimp etc is a plus
o Knowledge of Photoshop, Final Cut Pro
INTERN(S) MUST RECEIVE ACADEMIC CREDIT TO BE ELIGIBLE TO PARTICIPATE IN AFRICA.COM’S INTERNSHIP PROGRAM.
Please submit a copy of your resume and cover letter, plus links to two or more published pieces to firstname.lastname@example.org