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Managing Editor

Remuneration:Basic salary 
Location:Johannesburg, Craighall Park
Education level:Honours
Job level:Senior
Company:SoulProviders Collective

Job description

We’re looking for a managing editor to join our team. If you’re passionate about editing and proofreading, mentoring young writers and community managers, driving content marketing and storytelling for brands, and all things digital, we’d love to hear from you.

Eligible candidates must have at least five to eight years’ experience as editors/editorial managers/senior copy editors in an agency or editorial/publishing environment. A strong visual understanding and experience working closely with an art director would be advantageous, along with experience managing brands on social media (running adverts and driving digital campaigns and competitions).

To apply, please send the following:
  • Introduction to yourself (covering letter)
  • CV with relevant work experience
  • References and portfolio if available

Company Description

SoulProviders Collective is a couture content creation and marketing agency. We pride ourselves on producing high-quality content for a range of exciting brands. Our team is young, passionate and excited about creative content and the online space.


  • Background in marketing, communications, publishing (digital content marketing would be advantageous)
  • Impeccable copywriting and copy editing skills
  • Highly reliable, organised, efficient, and great at multitasking
  • Stickler for deadlines and punctuality
  • Solutions-focused - able to find quick and sensible solutions to problems
  • Inventive - able to think out of the box and come up with original ideas
  • Multicultural, curious and passionate about South Africans and our different cultures
  • Experience mentoring and managing an editorial team
  • Experience in social media community management
  • Experience mentoring and managing an editorial team
  • Experience in social media community management
  • Client management experience
  • Creative direction – strong understanding of creative and art direction, aesthetically minded
Personal skills/attributes
  • Must be focused and deadline-driven
  • Must be able to take direction, think creatively, and thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Must be organised and have a great eye for detail
  • A great leader! Able to give instructions, feedback and encouragement to team members

Posted on 13 Mar 12:13

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