We are seeking a hard-working, detail-oriented and experienced Intern Content Editor News CMS. This position is full-time and will be based in Johannesburg, South Africa.
The ideal candidate will have a passion for news and digital content. A background in the digital media industries is a must.
The Content Editor will deliver relevant, personalized news, as well as helping our users discover new content. The candidate is also expected to have a wide network in the media industry, strong sense about the news, Basis for traditional and new media journalism, have passion for apps and be a self-starter.
Opera offers a positive, fun and international work atmosphere where you can make a difference! This is your chance to shape the future of our products and brand join us at the heart of all things Opera.
Locations : Johannesburg, South Africa
Experience : 0-5 years
Work closely with engineers to provide feedback for machine learning.
Deal with basic task like collecting news sources, extracting keywords, labelling samples.
Track the latest news, curating and making sure the hottest news and topics are in the CMS.
Track, understand and categorize different news sources.
Skill for rewriting long headlines in to shorter format for hand held devices.
Push breaking news and trending topics in all Opera's news products.
Work across Opera teams and offices to support company wide projects and initiatives.
Bachelor's degree in Communications, Journalism, Literature or related field.
Passion and knowledge for news and mobile apps.
0-5 years’ experience in digital media.
Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel.
Experience with CMS; advanced editing skills.
Ability to adjust rapidly to shifting deadlines and priorities.
Excellent written and oral communication skills in English and should have good control on at least one local language.
Data analysis skills.
Ability to multi-task while remaining detail-oriented under pressure.
Excellent time management skills.
Ability to work flexible hours, can accept to work on night shift or weekend.