Location: Cape Town
Travel Involved: No
Job Type: Permanent
Education: Diploma
Company: Highbury Media
Job Category: Editorial
Compensation: N/A
Position Summary:

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 an assistant editor for our lifestyle department.


The successful candidate will be responsible for the following:

-Assisting the editor with all administrative and editorial tasks

-Client liaison

-Brainstorming feature ideas

-Commissioning freelance writers, according to the synopsis and budget plan

-Drawing up and updating editorial progress and budget sheets

-Managing deadlines according to the magazine's production schedule 

-Managing workflow between the copy editing and design teams 

-Writing features and client content

-Editing incoming copy and proofreading page layouts, ensuring grammar, style and tone are correct 

-Updating the magazine website in WordPress

-Creating content for social media platforms



-Three-year tertiary qualification in English or journalism

-A minimum of two year's work experience in the media industry

-Excellent copy editing, writing and organisational skills

-Proficient in InDesign and the Mac operating system