WOMEN FROM AFRICA IN MEDIA GRADUATE TRAINEE PROGRAM
Women from Africa In Media Graduate Trainee Program a job vacancy and opportunity for African Women in Media.
Date of Start: May 1, 2022
Fixed-term position (May – December 2022)
Positions available: 4 (Four)
Monthly stipend: $450
WOMEN FROM AFRICA IN THE MEDIA (AWiM)
African Women in the Media (AWiM) is a global network of African women working in the media industry. Our goal is to have a positive impact on how the media treats women, and our vision is that one day, African women and women working in the media in Africa would have equal representation in the industry.
ABOUT THE WOMEN FROM AFRICA IN MEDIA GRADUATE TRAINEE PROGRAM
For our Graduate Trainee Program, we are looking for four women who have just graduated from a media-related course within the last two years.
As an AWiM Media Graduate Trainee, you will participate in a demanding 8-month development program that will take you through a thorough rotation of major AWiM divisions.
As a result, your time on the AWiM Media Graduate Trainee Programme will be divided into two areas:
You’ll receive editorial guidance on how to write gender angle pieces and build bylines for AWiMNews.
You will spend two months in each of four key areas of AWiM’s activity. This will give you transferable abilities that will help you excel in the workplace.
Applicants must have completed a media-related course within the last two years to be considered. They should show an interest in journalism and women’s rights.
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES OR DUTIES
Strong interpersonal skills, as well as a desire to engage with coworkers and management, are required.
Ability to work on many projects with varying goals at the same time
Prioritizing, scheduling, and changing as needed are all examples of good time management abilities.
Computer skills, particularly in writing programs like Google Docs and Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint
A desire to learn about the world and discover the truth
Ideas for reaching out to new audiences that are unique and creative
Ability to read, watch, and listen to news on a regular basis across all platforms
CONDITIONS OF WORK
This is a home-based position.
WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS TO YOU?
What we do is something we are passionate about. We want you to enjoy your job as much as we do, so we provide on-the-job training and development to help you become the best you can be.
$450 per month as a stipend
Researching and writing while honing your journalistic skills
An opportunity to receive instruction in several AWiM parts
Possibilities to network
An upcoming reputable company named AWiM is offering you the chance to study and grow your community interaction abilities.
Remote working is an option.
An opportunity to learn more about media challenges affecting women in the profession.
Industry experts provide professional training and coaching.
The AWiMlearning platform, which contains a variety of courses, is available to you.
Candidates who match the aforementioned qualifications should send a folder containing all of the documentation indicated below to firstname.lastname@example.org by April 5, 2022 (use the subject line ‘Graduate Trainee’). The date of the interview will be April 18, 2022.
CV Cover letter, no more than two pages, explaining why media women’s capacity building is critical for gender equality in Africa’s media business.
What about this graduate trainee program appeals to you?
What you contribute to the AWiM Media Graduate Trainee Programme and what you want to gain from it.
In order to advance in your field, what professional skills would you like to add to your toolkit in the months and years ahead?
- a copy of your academic record
- A copy of your bachelor’s or master’s degree, as well as any postgraduate certificates
- Age verification
All job applications are evaluated on their own merits. We don’t consider things like a handicap, color, age, religion, or sexual orientation because they aren’t relevant to the work.
https://africanwomeninmedia.com/ has further information on the organization.
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