Closing Date: 05/04/2019
Location: Cape Town
Travel Involved: Yes
Date Required: 15/04/2019
Job Type: Permanent
Education: Degree / Diploma
Job Category: Editorial
Compensation: TBC
Position Summary:

Highbury Media is a large independent magazine publishing company who is seeking to appoint an experienced copy editor to work on their dynamic sport titles. 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

 

Requirements:

• 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.