Journalism Graduate

Now Media, Southern Africa's premier business-to-business travel publishing house, is looking to employ a journalism graduate based in Sandton, Gauteng.

Key responsibilities

The graduate's primary responsibilities will be learning to source and write suitable, high-quality and industry-related news articles for travel trade publications within the Now Media stable.


  • Journalism or English degree
  • Computer skills
  • Social media literate
  • English first language
  • Excellent written and spoken (English) communication skills
  • Passion for business writing
  • Good general knowledge
  • Eye for detail (subbing ability)
  • Good research skills
  • Passionate about news
  • Drivers licence and own vehicle mandatory

Personal skills/attributes

  • Accurate, reliable and detail-oriented with a passion to ensure zero-defect information
  • Persistent and resourceful
  • Efficient and hard working
  • Excellent command of English
  • Shows initiative
  • Can work unaided, gets on with the job and is independent
  • Engaged, involved and passionate
  • Unflappable under pressure
  • Accommadating and flexible
  • Mature outlook, rational, self confident and sensible
  • Attitude of 'how can I help'
  • Dependable and responsible
  • Sociable: able to attend functions and network


  • Remuneration: Negotiable, depending on experience
  • Job level: Junior
  • Type: Permanent contract for one year
  • Reference: #Journograd


Interested candidates should send their CV as well as a 200 word article on the most important challenge facing our economy, to

Last Modified: Fri, 15 Jul 2011 15:01:34 SAST