We are now taking applications for round two of Digify!
3-month digital bootcamp backed by Google and IAB SA
Application deadline Monday 25 August 2014
It’s the year 2014! Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube and Google+ rule the internet and the world is in need of digital heroes. The digital industry is shouting for young people like you to rise up and tame the beasts of the internet in fun, creative and innovative ways.
Backed by Google and IAB SA, Digify is a 3-month digital bootcamp offering 18 to 25 year olds intensive training in digital campaigns, social media and content creation, as well as key Google modules including Search, AdWords, YouTube and Analytics. Plus we will train you in those professional skills that will help get your dream digital job. Livity Africa is working with Google and IAB SA to offer every graduate of the programme a paid entry level job or internship.
Commencing in Johannesburg in September 2014, 15 young people will have the opportunity to follow in the footsteps of the first round of Digify graduates, who have started new careers in the country’s top digital agencies and organisations including Native VML, Retroviral, FoxP2, Casson Media, Aqua Agency, iClinic, Edcon and African Doctors.
We’re looking for young people like yourself to become a part of the next generation of super digital talent! You must apply online and and take the Digital Challenge (details below) to be shortlisted.*
Age: 18 to 25 year olds only
Location: Braamfontein, Johannesburg
Cost: No cost, however you must cover your own travel costs to and from Livity Africa’s office.
Time requirement: 3 months, 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday.
Recruitment process: Applications close on Monday 25 August 2014. Shortlisted candidates will need to complete interviews w/c 25 August with the programme commencing w/c 15 September 2014.
*Please note that all selected candidates will need to be available full-time, 5 days a week (Monday – Friday) for the entire duration of the training. Unfortunately, this is not negotiable! Please only send if you are able to commit to the above dates. The intention after this 3-month programme is to place all successful candidates in internship programmes or paid roles within the digital industry.
TAKE THE DIGITAL CHALLENGE
So you’re a digital hero? Prove it. Use 3 social media platforms like Twitter, Facebook or YouTube to tell or show us why you deserve to be part of the next generation of digital talent. Why not post a cool image on our Facebook page, Live Magazine SA, post an image on your Instagram and tag us, Livity Africa or Live Mag SA, or send us a tweet @LivityAfrica or LiveMagSA. Whatever platform you use, be sure to include #DigifyZA in your post.
Applications are now closed.