ABOUT VOW:

Created in 2010, VoW FM is a radio station broadcasting for 24 hours from the University of Witwatersrand in Braamfontein, Johannesburg. Topics that are covered on the station range from gender to education and health. With about 25 000 audience members streaming and analogue, VoW’s main audience are young professionals from 18 to 25 years old. With Radio being the most cost-efficient medium in South Africa, Vow FM aims to reach their audiences quickly and effectively.

VoW FM also broadcasts to about 40 000 students, stretching all through-out Johannesburg to suburbs such as Sandton, Rosebank, Braamfontein, Parktown, Auckland Park, Soweto, Newton, Pageview, Westcliff, Melville, Fordsburg and Johannesburg CBD.

DETAILS ABOUT THE INTERNSHIP PROGRAMMES:

Location: Midrand, Gauteng
Duration: 12 months
Number of Positions Available: 2

Jacaranda FM is offering an internship opportunity to a candidate that is interested in marketing and radio. They are looking for an individual that can conjure up creative and exciting ideas whilst spending time between Voice of Wits 88.1 and Jacaranda FM. The internship will commence from March 2021 until March 2022 and the candidate will be paid a basic stipend- candidates who are successful will partake in Wits Radio Academy training.
Key Purpose of the Programme: Being exposed to marketing, programming, IT, and technical whilst providing assistance and learning practical skills

Key Performance Areas of the Programme: Involving yourself in the programming, production and management daily operations of Voice of Wits, whilst also assisting various departments with the aim to independently learn more about the radio environment.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS NEEDED TO APPLY:

Before applying, please ensure that you meet ALL of the following minimum entry criteria – failure to satisfy all the requirements will result in your application being disqualified:

  • Education requirement: must have completed Matric (NSC)
  • Education requirement: Bachelor’s Degree/ Relevant Tertiary Qualification (advantageous)
  • Must be computer literate with knowledge of Microsoft presentation, spreadsheets and word processing
  • Must be fluent in English and Afrikaans
  • Must have a drivers licence (advantageous)
  • Must have experience in radio/marketing/production/programming (advantageous)
  • Must have exceptional communication skills
  • Must be motivated and willing to take initiative
  • Must be constantly up-to-date on current affairs and have superb general knowledge

HOW TO APPLY FOR THE INTERNSHIP POSITION:

Applications must be submitted by email to: [email protected]
The email subject line should include: “Att: Shoeshoe Qhu”

Attach the following documents to your application email:

  • An updated and detailed Curriculum Vitae
  • A motivational letter

Please note: Appointments as Jacaranda FM will be made in accordance with the rules stipulated by the Employment Equity Act.

CONTACT THE INTERNSHIP PROVIDER FOR QUERIES:

For any queries related to this internship programme, please contact Jacaranda directly:
Telephone number: 011 717 4736
Contact Portal: http://vowfm.co.za/contacts/