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Junior Digital Content Editor

Remuneration:Market related 
Location:Cape Town, Gardens, CBD
Job level:Junior
Company:South Africa Online

Job description

South Africa Online is a website publisher that is looking for a motivated team player to join our small content team. We are looking for that special someone that has an agile mind, can work independently but still be part of the team. Someone that is able to see errors, make corrections and follow a template. Previous experience in data capture, editing and the ability to write is a distinct advantage.

This is a full-time office based appointment in Cape Town. Work hours are 8am to 5pm Monday to Friday.

Job tasks/responsibilities:
  • Categorising, scanning and extracting content
  • Data capturing and content management (text, SEO and image inputting onto the website)
  • Edit documents for logic and accuracy, removing redundant or unnecessary copy
  • Make substantive edits involving fact-checking, and reviewing of formatting and layout to ensure consistency with the relevant style
  • Assess the structure and flow of documents to ensure that they are written at a level that is appropriate for the intended audience
  • Check documents for consistency of page numbers, figures, captions, tables, numbering, etc.
  • Google tools: Docs, Sheets, Slides, etc.
  • Basic photo editing
  • Converting images from tiff to JPG
  • General admin


  • A university qualification in Linguistics, English, Journalism or related experience
  • Preferably a talented young graduate looking to gain experience in online publishing
  • Experience in using Google documents
  • Excellent written and verbal skills
  • Thorough knowledge of grammar, syntax, spelling, and punctuation
  • Meticulous attention to detail and accuracy
  • Good organisation skills, ability to multi-task and meet deadlines in a pressured environment
  • Ability to adhere to project timelines
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to work both independently and in a team environment
  • Quick learner
  • Previously worked with Data is essential.
To apply please submit your CV along with a Covering Letter to .

Posted on 11 Jun 09:45

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