Youth Conscious Magazine


Online magazine

South Africa



Art & Culture Business Education Entertainment Fashion Finance Politics Technology

Art & Culture

2018-09-18 10:40:21 AM

Art & Culture

YCM Travel: How do I start a travel agency?

Tourism is one of the fastest-growing industries; Looking back to 1950 approximately 25 million people travelled abroad worldwide! That figure grew to 700 million by 2001 More...


2017-07-19 03:24:05 PM

Art & Culture

The youth need to come together on the issues of economy and land!

President Jacob Zuma has called on the youth to follow in the footsteps of former late president Nelson Mandela and his generation and achieve "radical economic transformation" More...


2017-09-13 01:52:06 PM

Art & Culture

YCM Success Stories_Buhle Ngaba

The founder of KaMatla NPO and author of The Girl Without A Sound, Buhle Ngaba is bringing much-needed diversity to local children’s literature More...


2017-07-18 09:24:08 AM

Art & Culture

The Legacy of Nelson Mandela

One of Madiba’s lasting legacies is his capacity to lead opposing groups to reach morally acceptable compromises More...


2017-07-17 07:41:35 PM

Art & Culture

What is Mandela Day?

"What counts in life is not the mere fact that we have lived More...


2017-09-18 01:38:17 PM

Art & Culture

Questions every black girl wants to ask her mom but never would!

Our mothers are the bedrock of our existence More...


2017-10-20 12:58:47 PM

Art & Culture

The South African government and father's are in the same WhatsApp group!

South Africa has one of the highest rates of non-resident fathers in Africa, after Namibia, with only about a third of preschool children co-residing with their fathers More...


2017-11-07 12:22:24 PM

Art & Culture

#GratefulTuesday: Find beauty in the little things life has to offer!

The feeling of hot tea gliding smoothly down one's throat, gently warming the inside of one's body, and soothing one's soul More...


2017-11-08 02:24:11 PM

Art & Culture

How can you be creative when you not naturally creative?

We've all had those frustrating moments -- when when we're expected to come up with a brilliant new idea, but no matter how much we squint at our computer screens, we just can't seem to think of anything good More...


2017-12-04 04:11:19 PM

Art & Culture

Cultures teach us the real meaning of life!

Meaning of Culture: Culture describes a certain set of customs, ideas and social behavior of a group of similar people in a society! Geographical borders usually segregate cultures More...


2017-12-19 10:19:03 AM

Art & Culture

Super cool things you might not know about Sunflowers!

Gardeners appreciate sunflowers (Helianthus annus) for the showy flowers that appear from midsummer to autumn More...


2018-01-25 10:38:48 AM

Art & Culture

Celebrating the beautiful diverse South African cultures: VhaVenda!

As with most of the other peoples of South Africa the Venda (VhaVenda) came from the Great Lakes of Central Africa More...


2018-01-27 10:10:47 AM

Art & Culture

Celebrating the beautiful diverse South African cultures: AmaSwati

dentification More...


2018-06-30 10:43:14 AM

Art & Culture

YCM Pick Your Mind: Media and the preservation of Culture in Africa!

The colonial expansion of European states in Africa was usually accompanied by missionary efforts to proliferate Christianity and European civilization More...


2018-09-11 09:50:38 AM

Art & Culture

YCM Travel: Travel and Tourism in South Africa

As one of the world’s largest economic sectors, Travel & Tourism creates jobs, drives exports, and generates prosperity across the world More...


2018-09-11 12:43:42 PM

Art & Culture

5 Reasons Why It's Important To Stay True To Yourself - YCM

Sometimes, it's difficult to stay true to yourself! Social media, advertisements, fashion trends, and television can convince us that we need to change who we are in order to fit in More...


2018-10-02 09:19:48 AM

Art & Culture

YCM Travel: Which of the cities in South Africa should you live in?

There are nine provinces in the country for expats to choose from which doesn't make choosing where to live in South Africa easy! Helping you narrow down the selection, this guide takes a brief look at some of the main cities in South Africa along with South African security More...


2019-01-27 03:39:32 PM

Art & Culture

Pkay Tshar

Good day My name is Kwazi Nzama, i go by the stage name of Pkay Tshar More...



2017-07-01 12:07:07 AM


Junior Animation Designer Vacancy

This is a fabulous opportunity for a creative, junior animation designer at a super video animation company based in the picturesque Eastern Cape More...


2017-07-02 01:17:29 PM


Video Editor Vacancy

Remuneration: Basic salary Location: Johannesburg, Darrenwood, Cresta More...


2018-06-30 09:58:35 AM


Forbes Africa 30 Under 30 LIST!!!

The 2018 FORBES AFRICA Under 30 is our authentic and most definitive list of Africa’s most promising young change-makers More...


2018-11-02 11:01:46 AM


YCM Top Ethekwini Businessman: Moses Tembe

Durban - Moses Tembe - co-chair of the KZN Growth Coalition provides an over- view of the purpose and achievements of this initiative! Moses Tembe hails from the northern KwaZulu-Natal area of Jozini, which he still calls home More...


2017-08-03 09:34:03 PM


Head - Media Liaison Vacancy

The communication and marketing department (CMD) is looking for a highly motivated individual with experience of working in a pressurised environment, for appointment as soon as possible More...


2017-08-16 10:35:47 AM


Half-Day Sales Assistant Job Offered

Job description: Now Media is looking for a half-day administrator who will join our travel and freight teams as a sales assistant More...


2017-08-18 12:31:07 PM


Oracle Developer Job offered

An outstanding opportunity exists for a technically strong Oracle developer within one of the most exciting fund administration houses in SA More...


2017-08-03 12:09:08 PM


Need a good mentor? Here's how to find one!

Whether you're the founder of a brand-new startup or an entrepreneur with a bit of business experience under your belt, you can always benefit from having a mentor More...


2017-07-31 11:11:03 AM


Web Developer Vacancy Available

Job description: A reputable online casino based in Johannesburg is looking for a Web Developer to join our growing team More...


2017-08-21 09:40:12 AM


Sales Agent Jobs Available (Limited Vacancies)

Job description: Beautiful ladies listen up; we have a stunning vacancy that’s just opened up for a person passionate about skincare, cosmetics, perfume and everything that makes us girls beautiful More...


2017-10-14 08:08:08 PM


Relief Africa Safari Expert Vacancy

Job description: Go2Africa is looking for a Relief Africa Safari Expert (ASE) More...


2017-08-03 09:47:55 AM


Junior Graphic Designer Vacancy Available

Job description: You'll be a junior designer, learning and taking direction from a wonderfully skilled senior designer More...


2017-11-29 01:19:19 PM


Copywriter vacancy available!

Vacancy for a diverse, conceptual, creative copywriter who will produce; blogs, newsletters and personal communications that will reach clients, staff and stakeholders alike, you will produce handiwork that reaches diverse audiences and celebrates the beauty of Africa More...


2017-12-04 04:08:12 PM


Data Analyst/Quality Analyst

Open to all South African citizens! An IT/tech consulting house has a number of roles available at both intermediate and senior level for data analysts or data specialists with migration experience More...


2017-08-17 12:59:46 PM


Financial Manager Job Offered

Job description: A leading manufacturer and Supplier in the Western Cape is looking for a financial manager (CA) to join their dynamic team More...


2018-02-02 10:25:38 AM


Account Manager: Public Relations Vaxay

Remuneration: R22000 - R32000 per month Cost to company Location: Johannesburg, Bryanston Education level: Degree Job level: Mid Own transport required: Yes Travel requirement: Often Type: Permanent Reference: #LEW 08/12 Company: Lewyll Communications Job description: A dynamic and well-established public relations consultancy is looking for a top-notch account manager to work on several pieces of prestigious business in the public relations industry More...


2018-02-26 09:16:01 AM


Ivy Farrell Recruitment is looking for a graphic designer!

Do you have four to five years’ agency and want to move client side? Want to work for a group that represents well-known global lifestyle brands in SA? If so, my client is seeking a talented Graphic Designer to work across 360 campaigns managing the creative collateral for the brands in line with global guidelines More...


2017-08-02 01:03:40 PM


Things you have to love before becoming an entrepreneur!

Imagine somebody asked you to write on a piece of paper the things you love doing More...


2017-08-23 03:03:29 PM


#WednesdayWisdom: Why we need to support black owned businesses!

We all are well aware of the purchasing power blacks exhibit yearly as consumers, which is in the 1,000,000,000,000 range More...


2018-04-07 03:39:19 PM


E-boutique is looking for a office manager!

Job description: We are looking for a highly motivated person with initiative to join our dynamic team as an Office Manager More...


2018-04-18 09:09:46 AM


Digital Marketing Specialist Vacancy

Previously disadvantaged candidates will be given preference! Are you a Digital Marketing all-rounder? We have a superb opening for a mid-weight Digital Marketing Specialist at a leading company in the financial sector More...


2018-08-30 09:38:43 AM


Vacancy for a Junior Sales Executive

Job description: A leading outdoor advertising company seeks to employ a dynamic and self-motivated sales executive in our Africa Division! Candidate is required to assume responsibility for driving sales from SA, servicing clients and Media buying agencies looking at advertising into the African Market More...


2017-08-03 10:10:51 AM


Midweight Graphic Designer Vacancy Available

Job description: Adlab Advertising, a digital brand agency based in northern suburbs of Cape Town, is looking for an experienced graphic designer to join our dynamic, boutique marketing agency More...


2017-09-01 10:44:43 PM


YCM Marketing: Reasons to advertise your business or event on YCM!

As a modern-day marketer, I get how easy it is to get caught up in the hustle and bustle of what every other marketer is doing; whether it be creating videos, blogging, email marketing, search marketing, SEO, list-renting, guerrilla marketing, or even cold-calling your prospects, the options are endless More...


2018-09-09 01:07:17 PM


Urbantonic is looking for a Bookkeeper!

Job description: Urbantonic is a rapidly expanding, dynamic event management and logistics company with in-house décor, hiring, staff and bar divisions! We are looking for a hardworking, team player to join our team and get involved in all the divisions within the company More...


2017-07-31 11:33:08 AM


Digital Media Planner - Africa

Digital jobs offered › Digital Media Planner - Africa Job description: A leading international company, in the information technology sector, is looking to appoint an experienced digital media planning expert to their team More...


2017-08-01 09:46:42 AM


Reception - Internship

We are currently seeking a young, confident, proactive and hardworking individual More...


2017-08-03 09:30:52 AM


Social Media Content Manager Vacancy Available

Job description: We’re looking for a dynamic social media content manager with a sharp eye, quick wit, a way with words and an in-depth understanding of social media strategies More...


2019-07-01 12:57:31 AM


Sales Admin Internship available

Cape Town- Remuneration: R6000 - R7000 per month Basic salary Location: Cape Town Education level: Matric Job level: Student Type: 6 months Company: Trusted Interns Overview: We prepare tomorrow’s Fintech leaders for the challenges and opportunities they will encounter in a fast-changing and disruptive industry More...


2019-11-15 09:45:42 AM


Internship or Learnership Programme - Centurion

Job description: We like things that are new and shiny! If you have just completed your creative qualification at a reputable school in design, copywriting, visual communication or art direction, you could be a suitable candidate for Sum of 21's internship programme More...


2017-08-25 08:29:55 AM


Re/Max Central Academy Agents

Are you dreaming of a career in real estate? We are looking for 12 select professionals to join our 2nd RE/MAX Central Academy More...


2017-08-03 09:54:53 AM


Junior Interactive Designer Vacancy

Are you a design ninja? The Bruce Lee of design? We need you to join our special force of elite ass kicking designers More...


2018-11-01 09:22:42 AM


White-collar Crime -Steinhoff’s secret history – How Markus Jooste’s scam began

Durban - An amaBhungane and Financial Mail investigation has confirmed what many have long suspected: former Steinhoff CEO Markus Jooste held secret stakes in companies that traded with Steinhoff for years to Jooste’s covert benefit More...


2017-07-28 09:36:14 AM


Why we need to support black-owned businesses

Black people overwhelmingly do not support black-owned businesses, which in turn don’t support the communities where black-owned businesses reside More...


2018-06-30 10:03:34 AM


junior-mid copywriter wanted!

Remuneration: negotiable Basic salary Location: Somerset East Type: Permanent Company: Piehole More...


2018-06-30 10:06:51 AM


Junior Journalist Wanted!

Job description String Communication is a leader in public sector communication, providing products and services to government and the development sector More...


2017-07-26 01:04:42 PM


Jack Ma to Fund to African Entrepreneurs

On his first and quick tour of Afrika from 23 to 25 July 2017, Jack Ma, who is the Founder and Executive Chairperson of Alibaba, paid a visit to both Rwanda and Kenya accompanied by 38 other Chinese business persons More...


2017-09-01 10:05:54 PM


Junior Activation Coordinator Job Available

Job description: One of SA's leading through-the-line agencies, specialising in experiential marketing, is looking for a junior activations coordinator to join our extremely busy and dynamic team More...


2017-09-05 09:27:40 AM


Junior Editor - Celebrity/News Photo Business Job Offered

Job description: Picsell Media is looking for efficient and motivated people with excellent English skills and an interest in the media to join its busy team in a new Cape Town office More...


2017-07-26 10:59:08 AM


Entering the male-dominated agricultural industry is no easy feat!

MPHO Nemukula realised from a very young age that she wanted to be a farmer More...


2017-07-28 10:56:51 AM


Why we need to support black-owned businesses Pt. 2

Black people spend less money in black-owned businesses than other racial and ethnic groups spend in businesses owned by members of their groups, including Hispanics and Asians More...


2017-08-01 03:49:54 PM


Junior Intermediate Designer Vacancy Available

A very unique software development house, specialising in mobile development which is based in Cape Town is on the lookout for junior to intermediate designer to join their team and be responsible for automotive website design, front-end coding of designs/websites (responsive, HTML, CSS, JS, bootstrap), liaising with clients, website usability testing across devices, creation of templates, managing of content More...


2017-07-26 11:06:31 AM


Marketing/Business Development Internship

Job description: Intergroup Branmeetings More...


2017-07-26 11:16:41 AM


Intermediate Project Manager-Digital Vacancy

Environment: A fast-paced innovative web & mobile development agency seeks an intermediate project manager to be the next addition to its digital team More...


2017-08-15 12:01:45 PM


Journalism Internship Available

Job description: Now Media seeks a conscientious intern with a great attitude – someone who has a journalism-related qualification (publishing, communications, English, etc More...


2017-07-27 12:10:25 PM


Junior videographer and producer for ECTV Internship

Essential job functions: Liaise with the unit head and videographers on pre-production, production and post-production of the programming Where necessary, conduct a pre-shoot recipe Assist with handling logistic elements of shoots for the director and videographers Help to co-ordinate guests and presenters and assist with the allocation of equipment for a shoot More...


2017-08-26 10:45:21 AM


Naspers sees e-commerce closing gap value!

Naspers CEO Bob Van Dijk said five years of heavy e-commerce investments are bearing fruit, which should prove to investors that the assets are worth more than they think More...


2017-07-20 09:45:52 AM


Senior PPC Role

Description: We are looking for an individual with significant experience running and optimising search PPC and display campaigns More...


2017-07-21 10:55:05 AM


Mid Digital Marketing Manager Vacancy

Please note: You must have five years’ experience in marketing with at least three of them focused on digital to be eligible for this position More...


2017-07-27 11:25:36 AM


Social Marketing Assistant Vacant

Job description: Waterfall Schools is seeking a full-time marketing assistant to support the marketing team with the promotion of its trio of schools; namely Waterfall Pre-Primary, Waterfall Preparatory, and Waterfall College More...


2017-07-28 10:16:17 AM


Graphic Designer - Vector Illustrator

Job description: Are you a tessential graphic designer with strong vector illustration skills? Want to work for a modern and well-respected online education group who partners with local and international universities and who is on trend in terms of the qualifications they offer? If so, this forward-thinking group is seeking a graphic designer/illustrator to define, conceptualise, and produce design work for its’ educational materials, keeping with the company’s visual style More...


2017-08-14 01:49:14 PM


Business funding agencies in South Africa: Isivande Women's Fund (IWF)

The Isivande Women’s Fund is an exclusive fund that aims to accelerate black economic empowerment by providing more affordable, usable and responsive finance than is currently available More...


2017-09-06 06:27:31 PM


Petra Vonk Design Internship

Petra Vonk Design is looking for the right person to become part of their design team More...


2017-09-07 01:13:19 PM


Housekeeper/Caretaker Job Available

Job description: A vacancy is available at the SA Guide-Dogs Association for the Blind, for a housekeeper/caretaker of our students' residence, grounds and buildings More...


2017-08-24 11:27:17 AM


Back-End Developer Internship Offered

Job description: Rogerwilco is looking to add a new back-end developer intern to their team More...


2017-08-14 10:35:05 AM


Production Manager Job Available

Job description: We are currently looking for an energetic & focused Production Manager to manage the production of our award-winning Point of Purchase display units More...


2017-08-26 10:39:05 AM


The state of Youth Entrepreneurship in South Africa

More than half of the South Africans who run their own businesses are youth, according to the Real State of Entrepreneurship Survey 2017, undertaken by the Seed Academy More...


2017-07-26 12:24:09 PM


SASOL: Firefighters Learnership Programme 2017/2018

Closing date: 31 July 2017 Support and maintain operational and applicable legal requirements and processes in support of Emergency More...


2018-12-05 09:46:01 AM


The Importance of Networking (and How to Do It Well) By Athi Diko (YCM Founder)

Durban - networking isn’t at the top of everyone’s to-do list More...


2017-07-10 09:39:20 AM


Marketing Administrative Assistant Vacancy

Job description: Grootbos Private Nature Reserve, a boutique Overberg luxury lodge, requires an organised, enthusiastic, and skilled individual to assist the marketing and reservations manager More...


2017-08-30 02:08:12 PM


YCM Marketing: Helping connect exceptional brands with the kids!

Youth Consciousonscious Magazine (YCM) is an online magazine which is an organized on a local, national and international level More...


2017-07-05 10:00:13 AM


Content Producer Vacancy

Fin24, based in Cape Town, requires a journalist with a passion for business news and the digital media, to produce online content More...


2017-09-01 10:14:37 PM


Quality Administrator Job Offered

Food processing company import and export seafood products from and to various countries worldwide More...


2017-09-01 10:15:03 PM


Quality Administrator Job Offered

Food processing company import and export seafood products from and to various countries worldwide More...


2017-09-07 03:18:54 PM


YCM Financial Advice: The Benefits of B-BBEE

Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (BBBEE or B-BBEE as written by the South African government) is a form of economic empowerment initiated by the South African government in response to criticism against narrow-based empowerment instituted in the country during 2003/2004 More...


2017-08-08 01:25:24 PM


Youth entrepreneurship can help solve SA's job problem

Young people represent more than 60% of Africa's population, leading to the "demographic dividend" as the new buzzword of the development assistance and business world More...


2017-08-14 09:44:19 AM


Junior Sales Representative- Email Marketing Sales

Job description: Mail Blaze is an online email marketing solution More...


2017-08-14 09:53:38 AM


E-Commerce/ Content Manager Job Available

Job description: This e-commerce manager role sits at the heart of a digitally innovative team that is an ever growing part of this globally renowned institution More...


2017-08-21 01:05:15 PM


YCM Career Advice: Everything you need to know about a PR degree!

The PR profession is all about finding creative ways to promote a company’s image, and a program’s course load will involve a lot of real-life practice for a variety of audiences More...


2017-08-14 09:25:29 AM


Project Coordinator Job Available

Job description: It is essential that prospective candidates have a strong project coordinator background and an understanding of print and POS More...


2017-08-14 09:10:37 AM


Why are so many South African youth unemployed?

The reasons for the high level of youth unemployment have been discussed ad nausea, and, of course, the downgrade of South Africa’s sovereign credit rating by the three most important ratings agencies, Moody’s, Fitch and S&P, come into play, as does the country’s nosedive towards a full-blown recession More...


2017-08-14 09:15:49 AM


Content Producer Job Offered

New Media is looking to appoint a Content Producer to reside within the editorial team servicing a large financial-services client More...


2017-08-23 03:03:32 PM


#WednesdayWisdom: Why we need to support black owned businesses!

We all are well aware of the purchasing power blacks exhibit yearly as consumers, which is in the 1,000,000,000,000 range More...


2017-07-05 10:14:24 AM


Database Administrator_My SQL/Linux

Database administrator (MySQL and Linux) required in Cape Town More...


2017-08-22 02:24:41 PM


What is innovation? Why is innovation important? (Inspired by Touch Central)

What is Innovation? – Innovation may be defined as exploiting new ideas leading to the creation of a new product, process or service More...


2017-08-07 09:45:35 AM


Junior Digital Designer Vacancy

Our client is looking for a junior designer to join their growing marketing team in Cape Town More...


2017-08-07 09:49:49 AM


Traffic Manager Vacancy Available

Job description: You’re so organised, your fridge is stacked in alphabetical order, and your coffee selection is not only arranged by origin, but also by name and colour (HOW!?) Wait, what’s that – you’re an organised coffee lover?! We want YOU More...


2017-08-07 09:54:59 AM


Marketing Specialist Vacancy

Job description: We are specialists in Sectional Title and Home Owners' Association, providing those living and working in these community schemes with expert advice, online and workshop training, books and other resources More...


2017-08-17 12:48:27 PM


Copywriter/Proofreader Job Offered

Job description: Educor Holdings, the largest private education supplier in Southern Africa is seeking the services of copywriters and proofreaders in the group’s advertising agency More...


2017-07-04 11:43:27 AM


Editorial Internship

Are you dying to get your foot in the content marketing door More...


2017-08-21 09:19:56 AM


Junior Buyer Job Offered (exclusive)

This position is responsible for planning and selecting of a range homeware products to sell in Weylandts retail branches working on guidelines from the company directors and within established budgets More...


2017-07-03 12:54:52 PM


Content Compiler

Job description Bonngoe TV is looking for a digital editor to join the latest season of our weekend breakfast show, Mzansi Insider More...


2017-08-07 10:46:01 AM


Sales Operations Executive

Job description: •To be the sales operations executive to an assigned portfolio around NTR/event campaigns for brand/s, requiring the project management of such campaigns across multiple platforms More...


2017-09-05 09:37:36 AM


Head of Academics - Junior Academy job Offered

Job description: The Balderstone Sports Institute, which trades as The Golf School of Excellence, is a premier private sports academy in South Africa which has a rapidly growing full-time Junior Academy More...


2017-09-12 11:35:11 AM


YCM Marketing: The importance of quality over quantity!

Quality over quantity - it's a simple concept taught to us throughout our formative years - but it's one that fits like a square peg in a round hole in today's corporate environment More...


2017-09-07 04:13:37 PM


MS Cloud Engineer- Messaging Job Offered

A dynamic solutions and systems integration specialist is looking for an exceptional and highly professional MS Cloud engineer (messaging) with hands-on experience delivering Office 365 solutions, design, planning and implementation of Active Directory, ADFS, and Azure AD as well as configuring Office 365 workloads such as OneDrive for Business, SharePoint Online and Skype for Business More...


2017-08-21 09:12:52 AM


Once in a Lifetime SEO Internship Opportunity

Job description: We're on the hunt for interns to join our multi award-winning search team who run natural search campaigns for some of SA's largest brands More...


2017-07-03 11:17:20 AM



We are currently seeking a young, confident, proactive and hardworking individual who is able to drive a task from commencement to completion More...


2017-08-18 12:05:15 PM