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Quality Editor - E-Learning

Remuneration:negotiable Cost to company 
Location:Cape Town
Education level:Degree
Job level:Mid
Type:Permanent
Reference:#Tam358
Company:Viv Gordon Placements (VGP)


Candidates from a previously disadvantaged background will be given preference.

Calling all meticulous grammar gurus and masters of attention to detail. We have a fantastic opening for a mid-weight quality editor within the e-learning division at an innovative performance consultancy’s Cape Town office. In this role you will be responsible for improving quality. You will also be required to deliver comprehensive and high-quality editing of print and digital material across multiple platforms by working in conjunction with team members.

You’ll assume co-responsibility with teams to ensure zero-defect of final deliverables to internal and external clients. Technical or instructional editing experience is a bonus. If you’re the sort who never misses a thing, someone for whom the smallest error is glaringly obvious - we want to hear from you!

Responsibilities
  • Maintains the highest quality within all deliverables prepared for internal and external clients
  • Edits and proofs all documentation and online material generated (training manuals/materials, presentations, proposals, etc.) paying particular attention to spelling, grammar, consistency and punctuation
  • Establishes and maintains standards and styles for the various programmes
  • Suggests changes relating to layout and functionality of deliverables while working collaboratively with Instructional Designers, Graphic Designers, and Developers to ensure the highest levels of quality
  • Ensures that names, places and organisations are spelled correctly, and that facts, dates and statistics are accurate
  • Conducts plagiarism checks
  • Establishes and maintains standards and style guides
  • Works efficiently across platforms which include print and online resources
  • Stays up to date with relevant trends, and conducts factual research related to Quality Management
  • Manages projects and communicates timeously if unable to meet deadlines
  • Communicates and works collaboratively across teams
  • Fulfils copywriting duties as and when required
Requirements

The successful candidate must have/be:
  • BA degree with specialisation in Language (English as a major) – linguistics a preference
  • Ideal: a post-graduate qualification in Linguistics
  • Technical or Instructional editing experience is a bonus.
  • Minimum of three years’ experience within relevant field
  • Excellent written (reporting) and oral communication skills
  • Outstanding planning, time-management and problem-solving ability
  • Deadline-driven
  • Strongly detail-orientated
  • Team-orientated/ability to work efficiently with people
  • Follow written and listen to verbal instructions from internal clients
  • Ability to analyse and objectively give feedback to and receive feedback from colleagues and/or superiors
  • Ability to cross-reference across multiple platforms
  • Ability to implement relevant changes across multiple deliverables
  • Ensure ISO compliance
  • Bright and quick thinking
  • Highly adaptable to change
  • Growth mindset
  • Self-motivated and disciplined
  • Calm and focused in a vibrant and energetic environment
  • Resilient
  • Meets their promises
  • Accountable
Please submit a relevant portfolio on application.

Should you not receive a response within one week, please consider your application unsuccessful.

Company Description

Viv Gordon Placements (VGP) is a specialist recruitment agency in the advertising, marketing, media, public relations and publishing industries.

Posted on 23 Oct 09:10

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