Radio producer

We’re in search of a producer for Moneyweb’s Afrikaans business show, RSG Geldsake – the biggest business show in the country. The appointee would form part of a team of producers working on platforms including RSG Geldsake, SAfm Market Update and the online business podcast, MoneywebNOW.

This is a full-time post, working within a shift system with the current team.

Main responsibilities

In collaboration with the presenter, the producer will have the following responsibilities:

  • To assist with the production of Moneyweb’s business shows and features;
  • To contribute editorial, topic, and guest ideas to the radio and editorial teams;
  • To perform administration tasks related to Moneyweb’s business radio programming;
  • To adhere to any reasonable requests from Moneyweb’s management.

Minimum qualifications and requirements

  • Be able to work well and communicate effectively in a team;
  • Be able to work independently to carry out tasks;
  • Be able to speak and write both English and Afrikaans fluently;
  • Having a can-do attitude and being able to work under pressure, with flexible hours, is a must;
  • Have at least three years’ experience in the media space;
  • An economics or journalism degree, or equivalent media qualifications is an added value;
  • Business journalism experience would be a great benefit;
  • An extensive contact database is required.

How to apply

Applicants must send a CV and cover letter (no more than 500 words) outlining how they meet the specific requirements of the position and what value they can add to Moneyweb, to jobs@moneyweb.co.za.

The salary is negotiable and the producer should preferably have their own transport.

Start date: September 1, 2021.

Closing date for applications: July 30, 2021.

Subject reference: RSG Geldsake producer


Senior financial journalist

Moneyweb – a top ‘destination’ for business, finance and investment news in South Africa – is looking to appoint a senior financial journalist to join its team of writers.

Position overview

We’re looking for a person with a track record of excellent business and investment writing and analysis.

The candidate must have a good grasp of the South African business environment, and its global context. They need to have an understanding of the principles of economics and the relationships between different financial instruments, knowledge of JSE-listed stocks, and be able to interpret companies’ financial statements.

They must know what makes a good story, have an excellent work ethic and be able to generate great story ideas in discussion with the editorial team.

The successful candidate must have experience in covering the financial sector and company news.

Main responsibilities

  • Produce well-written, relevant, accurate and balanced business news and investment stories as well as op-eds;
  • Manage multiple stories simultaneously under tight deadlines;
  • Perform any other duty as is reasonably assigned by the editor.

Minimum qualifications and requirements

  • Relevant diploma/degree;
  • No less than five years’ experience in journalism, preferably financial journalism;
  • An existing contact base;
  • Excellent communication, writing and editing skills;
  • Thorough understanding of the Press Code;
  • Ability to work under pressure.

How to apply

Applicants must send a CV and cover letter (no more than 500 words) outlining how they meet the specific requirements of the position and what they can add to Moneyweb, to jobs@moneyweb.co.za.

The salary is negotiable and the journalist should preferably have their own transport.

Start date: Effective immediately.

Closing date for applications: July 30, 2021.

Subject reference: Senior financial journalist

Moneyweb is an equal opportunity employer. The appointment will be made in line with Moneyweb’s Employment Equity Plan and Policy. Applicants not contacted within 14 days after the closing date should consider their applications unsuccessful.