Job title: Junior Editorial & Digital Assistant - BONA Magazine
Closing Date: 03/06/2022
Location: Cape Town
Travel Involved: No
Date Required: 06/06/2022
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 a Junior Editorial & Digital Assistant for our editorial department.

The successful candidate will be required to:
- Research, interview sources and write articles on various topics.
- Assist the editor with day-to-day administrative tasks.
- Brainstorm content/article ideas that are fresh and relevant and pitch them to the editor
- Assist in the running of magazines through the print cycle.
- Assist with the editing of layouts.
- Assist the Digital Editor with churning out website articles.
- Attend and digitally document events on behalf of the magazine.

- Tertiary qualification in journalism or English with a strong interest in writing and editing.
- Excellent writing, copy-editing and organisational skills.
- Proactive and self-disciplined with a strong sense of responsibility.
- Able to work accurately under deadline pressure.
- Positive, can-do attitude with a desire to learn and improve.
- A genuine interest in magazines and should regularly be engaging with magazine content.
- A knowledge of google suite, Affinity Publisher and Adobe InDesign would be beneficial.