In September 2015, the Bhekisisa Mail & Guardian Centre for Health Journalism received funding from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to expand its health coverage. In March 2016, the centre launched its own website. Bhekisisa focuses on solutions-based journalism, whether in news stories and analysis that help turn over our website traffic daily, or in narrative features that have become a trademark of our brand.
Like most donor-funded journalism teams, we work closely together as a team to make things work – whether that’s dividing up daily social media shifts, helping to boost web traffic or sharing ideas about how to develop our stories and our brand.
Bhekisisa is looking for a new addition to our growing team. This person ideally has a post- graduate degree in international or media development and should be keen to get a better understanding of international and local donors as well as project management work within the sector. This position is based in our Johannesburg office.
Key responsibilities are as follows:
Our ideal candidate has a mix of the following:
Deadline: 5pm 27 October 2017
Ideally, the position will start in January 2018. Questions and applications should be directed to [email protected]
Applications must include a CV with three contactable references and a one-page motivational letter. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Applications should be sent to [email protected]. People who do not hear back within four weeks should consider their applications unsuccessful.
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