We’re hiring! Freelance Media Assistant

Remuneration: R8 000 per month
Job type: Freelance, half-day contract
Location: Johannesburg (Negotiable)

This opportunity suits a freelance, work-from-home media professional, with some PR, communications or editorial experience already under their belt.
The usual work week will include:

  • Daily posting to and monitoring of social media platforms for clients in the travel and tourism industry.
  • Writing of blog posts and articles.
  • Uploading content to WordPress sites.
  • Sourcing of images.
  • Assistance with business emails.
  • Researching and brainstorming angles for features and news stories.
  • Contacting industry spokespeople for comment for features and news stories.
  • Creating newsletters.
  • Assistance with Powerpoint presentations. 


  • Social media / editorial / public relations experience.
  • The candidate will need to have their own computer/laptop and reliable Internet access.
  • A sound working knowledge of WordPress, social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn) and Mailchimp.
  • Solid writing ability.
  • Self-motived with the ability to work independently.
  • PR or journalism experience in tourism, travel or hospitality is advantageous.

Applicants to send their CV to Sue van Winsen at sue@travelbones.co.za by the 31st of March 2017.