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Layout Sub-Editor

Location:Cape Town, Westlake
Education level:Degree
Job level:Junior
Company:Clarity Editorial

Job description

Are you a graduate with an interest in editing? Are you tech-savy? Did you spot the mistake in this paragraph? If so, then we’d like to hear from you.

Clarity Editorial ( is hiring a layout sub-editor to help produce on a monthly corporate newspaper from our offices in Westlake.

The successful candidate will be responsible for:
  • Editing and adapting supplied copy to ensure alignment with the newspaper’s style guide and strategic purpose
  • Generating original content as and when needed (including interviews and desktop research)
  • Proofreading
  • Making copy corrections in InDesign
  • Editing and proofreading for other projects, as needed
  • Maintaining Clarity's high editorial standards, even when deadlines are tight


  • A three- or four-year degree in journalism/media and marketing/similar
  • Good editing and proofreading skills, with a willingness to learn
  • A love of reading and all things linguistic
  • A 'can-do' nature
  • Deadline-driven
  • Good time management
  • Technical proficiency in Microsoft Office, Google Drive and Adobe InDesign are a plus
Please email your CV using the email address below. No phone calls.

If you have not been contacted by 15 November 2018, your application has been unsuccessful.

Note: Candidates will be expected to do an editing test as part of the interview process. The successful candidate will be subject to a probation period.

Posted on 17 Oct 09:14

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