Writer / Content Coordinator

Johannesburg, South Africa

Job Type

Contract type

Level

Full time

Permanent

Junior

About the Role

Travelinfo is looking for a reliable person with an understanding of travel, who is able to source and write travel alerts daily. The main function is to source and produce four short travel alerts in the morning and four in the afternoon. This person will also help with finding and loading stories for the Tourism Update and Travel News publications on the back office. 


Applicants must submit two examples of travel alerts (no more than 150 words each) with their CVs. The original source must also be included in the alerts.


Example of an alert:


Airlines cancel Israel flights
Updated 14 May 2021 @ 14:31

Several major airlines have cancelled flights to Tel Aviv due to the ongoing crisis in Israel, TTG reports.

British Airways and Virgin Atlantic were among the European airlines to cancel services on May 13.

Lufthansa and Iberia have also cancelled flights to Tel Aviv, while Israeli airline El Al has said it may operate additional flights to make up for the cancellations from other carriers.

El Al said incoming flights to Israel would land at Ramon airport rather than Ben Gurion.

Requirements

  • Ability to find relevant content and condense and contextualise it.

  • Ability to follow style.

  • Understanding of what is relevant to travellers.

  • Ability to self-edit.

  • Reliable and helpful.

About the Company

Now Media (Pty) Ltd has been committed to promoting travel and trade in the Southern African region since 1953. Based in Illovo, Johannesburg, Now Media prides itself on being an innovator of cutting-edge, authoritative b2b media.