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Junior Proofreader / Quality Assurance Assistant

Remuneration:negotiable 
Location:Johannesburg, Cape Town
Remote work:Only remote work
Education level:Degree
Job level:Junior
Type: Negotiable
Reference:#LIB012024
Company:LIBRICOM


The junior proofreader/QA assistant will ensure quality checks on all client work, design, client presentations, content, and or other written material produced. They will be responsible for ensuring all material is readable, accurate, and ready for distribution to the client or that changes have been implemented correctly. The core focus will be to check and edit text, layout, stylesheets, grammar, spelling, punctuation etc. to ensure it is well written and logically structured while working within tight deadlines.. 

Main objectives and accountabilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Check and edit text (Sub-Edit) to ensure it is well written and logically structured, this includes artwork, documentation, and/or any other written content produced by internal team members (Quality Assurance checkpoint before published and/or distributed to client).
  • Correct grammar, punctuation, and spelling.
  • Ensure the text is in line with the required 'house style'/ CI and representative of brief objectives.
  • Check facts and raise queries with content curators/designers.
  • Check and, proofread the content, artwork, illustrations, captions, headings, layout, tables, graphs ensuring that it is correct and accurate.
  • Have a strong understanding and command of the English language.
Requirements:
  • Related qualification and/or experience in copywriting, proofreading, sub-editing, editing, English, and journalism.
  • Excellent written English, including good spelling and grammar.
  • A meticulous approach to their work and an eye for detail.
  • The ability to maintain high-quality work while meeting tight deadlines.
  • A love of and feel for the language and for reading.
  • Able to multi-task and work across multiple brands.
  • Able to work under pressure and maintain detail, accuracy, and consistency.
  • The ability to spot errors in your own work.
  • A wide vocabulary.
  • Research skills.
  • Excellent self-motivation.
  • Commercial awareness.
  • Team player.
  • Impeccable administrative and organisational skills.
  • IT proficient.
  • Skill in proofreading and editing.
  • Plain language understanding.
  • Creativity and the ability to contribute to the product.
  • Flexibility in terms of working hours and overtime required to meet deadlines.
Ability to work from home or the office.

We will only communicate with short-listed candidates.
If you have not received communication within 2 weeks of the closing date, please consider your application as unsuccessful.

Closing Date: 31 May 2024


Company Description

Libricom is a strategic stakeholder communication advisory firm. We help our clients write, design and publish award-winning integrated, annual, sustainability and ESG reports.

Posted on 14 May 13:48, Closing date 13 Jul

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