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Copy-Editor - Sports

Remuneration:Cost to company 
Location:Cape Town
Education level:Degree
Job level:Junior/Mid
Reference:#copy editor
Company:Highbury Media

Highbury Media (Pty) Ltd is an independent magazine and digital publishing company responsible for some of the best performing titles. We are currently looking for a copy editor for our sports department. The successful candidate must be able to work well in a small but award-winning team, have an excellent eye for detail, have a thorough knowledge of sport and work well under deadline pressure.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the following:
-Sub-editing, fact-checking and proofreading editorial and advertorial copy across all titles
-Sub-editing, proofreading and signing off layouts
-Trimming copy to fit layouts

-Previous copy editing experience in sport
-Ability to sub-edit copy to desired format
-A passion for sport
-A good understanding of production requirements and systems
-Ability to work accurately and professionally under pressure
-Excellent attention to detail
-A good team player who is nevertheless able to work under their own initiative
-Proactive and self-disciplined
-Problem-solving and lateral thinking skills
-Computer literate and be able to use the internet as a research tool in a critical and informed manner
-Please note that shortlisted candidates will be requested to do an editing test.

Posted on 13 Aug 14:21