Food24 is Looking for Editorial Intern

The successful candidate will be working in a small, fast-moving editorial team to produce useful, entertaining and emotive online food content (sometimes on the fly, sometimes days or weeks ahead). The successful candidate must have a relevant qualification and a passion for food.


  • A relevant qualification in journalism, media studies, communication or language.
  • Restaurant experience a plus.
  • Cooking experience or qualification a plus.
  • Knowledge of SA restaurant industry a plus – celebrity chefs, top restuarants etc.
  • Excellent communication and writing skills
  • A+ multi-tasker and juggler of responsibilities big and small
  • Meticulous editor, perfectionist, obsessive attention to detail, maddened by typos and broken links, delighted by finding and fixing them
  • Keenly interested in, and engaged with social media platforms like Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Youtube and Pinterest
  • Loves problem-solving and collaborating to drive Food24 forward
  • Familiar with the Food24 editorial voice and aesthetic


  • Loading and editing recipes and food/drink/restaurant articles into the content management system
  • Sourcing and resizing images (experience in Photoshop is a huge advantage!)
  • Conceiving and writing short original articles and posts: recipe roundups and features about the goings-on in the greater food/drink/restaurant community
  • Aggregating of articles on a day to day basis
  • Creating visually appealing videos on Wotchit
  • Being part of team brain-storming sessions around new content ideas and formats

How to Apply

Closing date: 5 March 2018


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