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Apply for Live SA’s digital content creators training programme starting January 2017

by: Live Staff - 24 November 2016

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Training the next generation of digital content creators
Cape Town and Johannesburg
Only 18- to 25-year-olds can apply
Livity Africa is looking for 20 aspirant content creators to join our exciting 11-week training programme on livemag.co.za, based in Joburg 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.
Our 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 we are looking for

We are looking for bloggers, writers, Instagrammers, YouTubers, avid social media users. We are 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 morwesi@livityafrica.com (JHB) or nozuko@livityafrica.com (CPT)

Deadline for applications: 8 December 2016

Programme start date: 16 January 2017