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Vacancy - supersport.com Cricket Co-ordinator


Cricket Co-ordinator; SuperSport.com

(DStv Online Division)

SuperSport.com - as a component of DStv Online - requires the services of a Cricket Co-ordinator on a 10-month fixed-term contract (to March 31, 2014).
The successful candidate will report to the Cricket Editor, and be based at our offices in Randburg.


  • Dynamic and vibrant organisation
  • supersport.com policies and procedures
  • Fast-paced and changing environment
  • Business environment
  • Flexi hours
  • supersport.com users
  • Provincial Cricket Unions
  • SuperSport internal departments
  • Implement an effective cricket editorial strategy for SuperSport.com
  • Represent SuperSport.com and build key relationships
  • Constant monitoring of news wires and mail box, and the uploading of stories in order to maintain the high-quality standards of DStv Online and SuperSport.
  • Ensuring that the configuration of the cricket site and supersport.com main page accurately reflect the sport’s current climate both locally and internationally
  • Ensuring that news stories and information used by supersport.com are accurately reflected on the website, partner websites, SuperSport Interactive on DStv and our numerous mobile platforms
  • Adding additional features (eg, photo galleries, social-media elements) within the cricket genre to enhance the offering to the readers
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Ability to work quickly and accurately
  • Ability to work under pressure and reach set deadlines
  • Attention to detail
  • Passion for and detailed knowledge of cricket and sport in general
Knowledge and Qualifications
  • Matric
  • Relevant journalistic qualification is an advantage
  • Knowledge & understanding of cricket in South Africa & the world
  • Knowledge & understanding of New Media platforms, especially the online environment
  • Computer literate
Please forward applications to Magic Centre, second floor, Human resources or email: Refilwe.Mmutle@supersport.com

Closing Date: Wednesday, 24 April, 2013

Please note that if you don't receive feedback by Tuesday, 30 April, regard your application as unsuccessful.

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