Multimedia Reporter and Content Creator: Automotive and Engineering - #366441

Performability Recruitment (Pty) Ltd

Date: 4 days ago
City: Johannesburg, Gauteng
Contract type: Full time
Dream role for a petrol head/ automotive or and engineering fanatic!!!

Please note, this role is-

  • Based in Sandton South, Johannesburg
  • In-office based role.

Non-Negotiables - Must Have

  • ****Links to journalism, photography and content creation portfolio
  • Valid drivers License and Own Vehicle
  • Photojournalism experience within the automotive or industrial industry or Product exposure.
  • Degree in Journalism, Communications, English or related (preferrable)

Our client a leading manufacturer and supplier of abrasives and accessories in the automotive industry is looking for a passionate and talented Photojournalist and content creator to join their dynamic team.

Job Overview

We are seeking a talented Content Writer, Journalist, and Photographer to join our dynamic team. The ideal candidate will have a journalism background, excellent command of the English language, and a flair for producing high-quality content. This individual must be reliable, confident in conducting interviews, and willing to travel as needed. Additionally, proficiency in photography is essential for capturing compelling visuals to accompany written content.

Key Responsibilities

  • Write engaging content for various platforms including email newsletters, our Group Co. magazine, YouTube and social media videos/captions, new product releases, product descriptions for websites, brochures, pamphlets, and catalogues.
  • Conduct thorough research and interviews to gather information for content creation.
  • Collaborate with the Marketing Director to develop content strategies that align with company objectives.
  • Ensure all content produced meets high editorial standards, including accuracy, clarity, and adherence to brand guidelines.
  • Adapt writing style and tone to suit different audiences and platforms.
  • Stay updated on industry trends and developments to inform content creation.
  • Proofread and edit content to ensure consistency and quality.
  • Capture high-quality photographs to accompany written content as needed.


  • Degree in Journalism, Communications, English, or related field.
  • Proven experience as a journalist, content writer, photographer, or similar role.
  • Exceptional writing, editing, and proofreading skills with a keen eye for detail.
  • Ability to conduct interviews confidently and professionally.
  • Must be self-motivated and driven.
  • Willingness to travel for interviews, events, and other job-related activities.
  • Valid driver's license and reliable transportation.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite and content management systems.
  • Creativity and adaptability to generate innovative ideas and approaches to content creation.
  • Portfolio of previous work demonstrating writing skills, versatility across different formats and platforms, and proficiency in photography

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