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Copy-Editor

Remuneration:Cost to company 
Location:Cape Town
Education level:Degree
Job level:Junior/Mid
Type:Permanent
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 Cape Town Etc and Getaway Magazine brands.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the following:

-Sub-editing, fact-checking, and proofreading
-Managing copy flow with input from the editor, managing editor, art director, and other staff
-Checking and signing off proofs and exercising other quality control functions
-Ensuring production deadlines are met
-Ensuring a smooth and structured flow of features and other content to print and online publications
-Writing articles if necessary
-Assisting in the creative and design process
-The successful candidate must be able to work well in a small team, have a keen eye for detail, and be willing to work under deadline pressure

Requirements:

-At least three years of copy editing experience
-Ability to sub-edit copy to desired format
-Have an understanding of magazine production requirements and processes
-Have the ability to work creatively and accurately under pressure with excellent attention to detail
-Be a good team player who is nevertheless able to work under their own initiative
-Have problem-solving and lateral thinking skills
-Be computer literate, particularly with InDesign, and familiar with the internet as a research tool in a critical and informed manner

Posted on 13 Aug 14:20



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