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Mahareng Publishing invites a creative, driven and highly skilled individual to join their dynamic team offices in Bloemfontein as a:

JOB TITLE:                            GRAPHIC DESIGNER

REPORTING TO:                PRODUCTION MANAGER

EDUCATION:                      Post Matric qualification in Graphic Design and/or relevant experience

EXPERIENCE:                      Minimum 3 years graphic design experience, knowledge and experience in the following design software:

Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator

BRIEF JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Editing of images and designing of advertisements for various publications and online products.
  • Designing of mocks for various publications, marketing material, custom design and print and online products.
  • Designing of ad hoc designs for the Group of Companies.
  • Ensuring that the layouts of the various publications are laid out according to the specific publications style guide.
  • Taking photographs as a service to the Group of Companies, various publications, marketing purposes and events.
  • Working as part of a team with copywriter, photographer, other designers, account executives.
  • Executing design briefs accordingly.
  • Adhering to set deadlines.
  • Liaise with printers and suppliers

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES

•             Good communication and organizational skills

•             Must be creative and able to work in a fast pace environment

•             Ability to work in a team

•             Must be self-motivated and passionate about their work

CLOSING DATE: 28th April 2017.

Applicants not contacted within 14 days after the closing date should consider their applications unsuccessful.

Apply with a comprehensive CV to Thando Mohlamme thando@centralmediagroup.co.za

Subject line of email should be: GD2017

Mahareng Publishing (Pty) Ltd is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The appointment will be made in line with Mahareng Publishing's Employment Equity Plan and Policy.


The following position is vacant within the Content Hub Division of OFM Radio

JOB TITLE:               Senior Journalist

EDUCATION:          Relevant tertiary qualification in Journalism/Language Practise / Communication

EXPERIENCE:           Have at least 3 years’ experience as a journalist.

BRIEF JOB DESCRIPTION:

    • Sourcing general and agricultural news, doing interviews, re-angling stories, presenting sound-bites, handling press releases and doing follow ups where necessary while building an extensive network of contacts.

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES & REQUIREMENTS:

  • Have a passion for journalism and knowledge of news and agricultural affairs
  • Have exceptional communication and written skills, in English and Afrikaans.
  • Have a background in producing and voice content for radio broadcast
  • Be active on social media
  • Be able to work under extreme pressure and adhere to tight deadlines
  • Be skilled in photography, videography, sound editing, live crossings, video editing and presenting content in different formats
  • Be a team player
  • Be in possession of a code B driver’s licence

CLOSING DATE:      8th May 2017

Interested applicants are requested to apply with a comprehensive CV to Thando Mohlamme via e-mail: thando@centralmediagroup.co.za. Please indicate the position you are applying for on the subject line of the e-mail.

Central Media Group (Pty) Ltd is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The appointment will be in line with Central Media Group’s Employment Equity Plan and Policy.

Applicants not contacted within 14 days after the closing date should consider their applications unsuccessful.


The following position has become vacant within OFM’s Marketing Division based at our Bloemfontein office:

JOB TITLE:                            Marketing Manager

REPORTS TO:                      General Management: OFM

EDUCATION:                     Post-matric qualification in marketing or related fields

                                             Tertiary Diploma / Degree in Marketing

                                             Public Relations would be advantageous

EXPERIENCE:      Have at least:

•             3 years’ experience in Marketing, and

•             2 years’ managerial experience.

BRIEF JOB DESCRIPTION:

Manage the full spectrum of marketing functions on the OFM brand and trademarks. Market the brand into the current audience and expand the brand into untapped markets. Make the media more accessible to the market it serves. Oversee marketing strategies that effectively describe and promote OFM and its products.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Be in possession of a code B driver’s license. Own transport essential.
  • Computer literate (advanced understanding of Outlook, Word, Excel and MS Project)
  • Perform well under stress
  • High level of emotional maturity
  • Sound written and verbal communication skills
  • Extensive media knowledge

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Implement marketing and business plans that build audiences for OFM
  • Implement and manage a strategic marketing and communications plan
  • Implement and manage public relations plan
  • Delivery of high quality events & promotions for increased revenue, visibility and audience
  • Manage OFM website, smart phone application, social media platforms
  • Manage OFM’s charitable and corporate social investment projects
  • Manage multiple marketing budgets
  • Manage client and stakeholder relationships both internal and external
  • Coordinate and manage research for OFM
  • Attendance at media launches, client functions, trade shows, public meetings and other events as and when required
  • Maintain the OFM brand and perception of the brand in the market place
  • Manage the Marketing department, and oversee OFM functions and events
  • Negotiate trade exchange and promotions with clients and potential clients
  • Handle administration

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES:

  • Highly motivated
  • Excellent communication skills in English and Afrikaans.  A third language will be an advantage
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Creative & Innovative
  • Assertive, outgoing personality
  • Able to travel and work flexible hours.
  • Team Player
  • Administratively sound – close out tasks and can focus on details.

CLOSING DATE:                 8th May 2017 at 17h00

Interested applicants are requested to apply with a comprehensive CV to Thando Mohlamme e-mail: thando@centralmediagroup.co.za. Please indicate the position you are applying for on the subject line of the email.

Central Media Group (Pty) Ltd t/a OFM is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The appointment will be made in line with the Company’s Employment Equity Plan and Policy.

Applicants not contacted within 14 days after the closing date should consider their applications unsuccessful.


The following position is vacant within our Content Hub Division

 

JOB TITLE:                            News reader and compiler

 

EDUCATION:                      Relevant tertiary qualification

 

EXPERIENCE:                      Have at least 2 years’ relevant experience. 

 

BRIEF JOB DESCRIPTION:

    • Source the most relevant news stories for OFM’s audience and work through offerings from different content suppliers and news sources
    • Compile the news bulletins in Afrikaans and English and correct radio news format
    • Comply with the Media Law and ICASA regulations
    • Work according to editorial and ethical codes
    • Read the desired length of news bulletins in Afrikaans and English
    • Post radio news stories on relevant digital platforms and link some news to social media
    • Monitor the public’s comments on the radio’s news website and social media
    • Update spreadsheet on editorial contributions and news statistics.

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES & REQUIREMENTS:

Have exceptional communication and written skills, in English and Afrikaans.

Needs good pronunciation, articulation and intonation

Have an excellent news sense and knowledge of the news trends

Have good interpersonal skills

Have journalistic experience in fetching and drafting news

Good writing and proofreading skills

Have advanced skills in news and audio production and editing system like Newsboss, Audacity etc.

Be able to work under extreme pressure and adhere to tight deadlines

Be a team player

Be able to function effectively within a multi-media environment

CLOSING DATE: 08 May 2017

Interested applicants are requested to apply with a comprehensive CV to Thando Mohlamme via e-mail: thando@centralmediagroup.co.za with Subject line: NewsReader17

Central Media Group (Pty) Ltd is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The appointment will be in line with Central Media Group’s Employment Equity Plan and Policy.

 Applicants not contacted within 14 days after the closing date should consider their applications unsuccessful.



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