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Do you want to join the greatest team that has ever lived? The Chanel supermodels of the 94/95 season, the 2019 Springboks squad, the cast of Gossip Girl would all clamour for this chance to join the talented and amazing Cosmopolitan SA team. These are the jobs a thousand girls would die for (please read this in Miranda Priestley’s voice).

Jobs at Cosmopolitan South Africa

The COSMO team are recruiting for some exciting jobs, check these out (applications close on 23 January 2020):

Beauty Intern

A full-time, year-long internship is available at Associated Media Publishing with COSMO and Good Housekeeping’s Beauty team. This is an exciting opportunity for a makeup, skincare and beauty trends-obsessed graduate who has a love for journalism.

You will need to have great writing skills and be comfortable in front of the camera. You’ll go behind the scenes at COSMO, work directly with the Beauty Editor and support the Beauty team.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Writing social copy
  • Syndicating online posts as needed
  • Administrative and operational work
  • The planning and execution of digital, editorial and commercial shoots
  • Sourcing any items for shoots as per the brief and according to deadlines as required
  • Maintaining the beauty closet
  • Staying on top of viral beauty trends
  • Representing COSMO Beauty at events when required

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Current BA undergraduate
  • Strong research, communication and organisational skills
  • A personal blog showcasing beauty/style writing skills is preferred
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office and key social media platforms
  • Interest in video production and beauty community

Apply here


 

Multimedia Intern

A year-long internship is available with the COSMO’s Multimedia and Social Media team. This is an exciting opportunity for a new graduate who has a love for multimedia production and social media to dive into the world of fashion and beauty and put their new skills to the test!

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Multimedia:

  • Assist the Multimedia Producer with shooting video content using a DSLR camera on set and on location
  • Edit videos
  • Transcribe videos
  • Animate logos

Social Media:

  • Swipe up graphics for Instastories
  • Design and creation of quote cards, GIFS, video compilations of images with text overlayed

REQUIREMENTS:

Degree or diploma

  • Editing on Adobe After Effects
  • Experience using Premiere Pro, Photoshop and InDesign
  • Passionate about fashion and media
  • Full set of computer skills, especially with MS Word and Excel
  • Able to manage own time and tasks
  • Work well under pressure
  • Ability to multitask
  • Flexible and adaptable to changing circumstances and work demands
  • Good people skills and a professional demeanour
  • Able to work irregular hours when the shoot requires it

Apply here


 

Fashion Production Assistant

Associated Media Publishing is looking for a Fashion Production Assistant to oversee the Fashion office for both Cosmopolitan and Good Housekeeping as assist with the production of shoots. This is an exciting opportunity for someone who is passionate about fashion and media!

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Managing fashion office/storeroom and ensuring that it is kept neat and tidy at all times
  • Responsible for ensuring that all fashion contacts and stockists are kept current and up to date on a monthly basis
  • Responsible for the delivery, sorting, allocation, sending and returning of the product, carefully documented and packaged, on a weekly basis
  • Stocktake and filing of the product (ensuring all product is recorded)
  • Assisting the team with the sourcing of clothes, shoes, accessories, props etc.
  • Organising couriers to receive and send back product
  • Admin related to the product such as requesting high res images from brands, as well as requesting images from photographers post-production
  • Sending out and managing all sourcing requests
  • Informing the team of any missing merchandise and dealing with brands in order to rectify
  • Sending out briefs to suppliers to meet deadlines
  • Requesting samples from current and possible advertisers
  • Ensuring that all product needed is received by the deadline
  • Ensuring all products are transported to and from location/studio for each shoot
  • Assisting the team on set (setting up, steaming, taping, ensuring garments are looked after)
  • Managing petty cash requests
  • Organising catering and other production duties for shoots
  • Supervising any job shadows in the department
  • Sending PDFs to brands when their product is featured in print and online
  • Ensuring all prices for products used in shoots are efficiently and accurately acquired
  • Other office admin as needed

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Degree or diploma
  • Passionate about fashion and media
  • Full set of computer skills, especially with MS Word and Excel
  • Able to manage own time and tasks
  • Work well under pressure
  • Ability to multitask
  • Flexible and adaptable to changing circumstances and work demands
  • Good people skills and a professional demeanour
  • Physical fitness to meet the demands of the role – lifting, carrying boxes, etc.
  • Must have a valid drivers license and vehicle
  • Personal style and a clean and presentable wardrobe
  • Able to work irregular hours when the shoot requires it
  • Highly organised and works well with admin

Apply here

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