Apply for Live SA’s digital content creators training programme

9 Jun 2016 (6 years ago)

Training the next generation of digital content creators in Cape Town and Johannesburg

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Only 18- to 25-year-olds can apply

Livity Africa is looking for 20 aspirant content creators to join their exciting four month training programme on livemag.co.za, based in Jo’burg and Cape Town.

What the programme is about:

This training programme will upskill young people in content creation through writing, photography, video production and social media. Included in the training are workshops in SEO and Google Analytics. The aim of the programme is to get young people job-ready for a future in the competitive digital industries. During the four months, trainees (10 people in Johannesburg and 10 in Cape Town) will work one-on-one with experienced mentors. Trainees will get a transport allowance.

Who are they looking for?

Bloggers, writers, Instagrammers, YouTubers, avid social media users. We also looking for recent graduates in journalism, communications, graphic design, photography, videography or online media. If you are not a graduate, but have a body of work that demonstrates your love and passion for digital content creation (a blog, on Instagram, Facebook or Twitter), we encourage you to apply.

All participants are offered:

  • Mentoring by leading industry professionals

  • Multimedia storytelling skills (writing, photography, videography, social media)

  • Workshops on SEO, social media and blogging

  • Career placement opportunities

  • Effective storytelling workshops from inception to completion (including how to pitch, find stories, research, contact building etc)

  • The chance to network with the industry’s best

To apply, email your CV and motivation to neo@livityafrica.com (JHB) or sabelo@livityafrica.com (CPT)

Deadline for applications: 24 June 2016

Programme start date: 4 July

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