Highbury Media (Pty) Ltd is SA’s largest independent magazine and digital publishing company responsible for some of the country’s best-performing titles. We are currently looking for a digital sports copy editor for our sports department.
The successful applicant will copy edit on Highbury Media’s sports websites [[sarugbymag.co.za]], [[sacricketmag.com]], [[sportsclub.co.za]], [[compleatgolfer.com]], [[fourfourtwo.co.za]] and [[sascoc.co.za]]. Preference will be given to candidates residing in Cape Town.
The successful candidate will be responsible for the following:
-Correcting spelling, grammatical and factual errors.
-Ensuring appropriate style (using style guide).
-Liaising with writers when required.
-Updating the style guide in consultation with print copy editors.
-Training a copy editor intern.
-Excellent grasp of the English language.
-Give attention to detail.
-Proactive and self-disciplined
-Problem-solving and lateral thinking skills