Intern content editor - News CMS
Opera Software
Johannesburg, ZA
23h ago

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.
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