Job title: Beauty Assistant
Location: Cape Town
Travel Involved: No
Job Type: Permanent
Education: Diploma
Company: Highbury Media
Job Category: Fashion
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 Beauty Assistant.


The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • To write and research beauty content on a monthly basis.
  • Assist on beauty shoots
  • Assist in all administrative duties for the beauty department
  • Sourcing and returning products
  • To maintain updated knowledge about the beauty industry, trends, and innovations
  • Learn to produce a shoot from concept to execution
  • Assist the beauty editor
  • To maintain a high standard of work across various magazines as well as digital platforms



  • Flawless command of written and verbal English and grammatical accuracy
  • Great organisational skills – the job will entail plenty of admin tasks and the ideal candidate needs to be well-organised with the ability to manage their own time effectively
  • Good communication skills – a professional yet friendly demeanour over the phone and email
  • A strong interest in the beauty industry is essential
  • Previous experience in the media or beauty industry is not necessary, but advantageous
  • Familiarity with different makeup, fragrance, and skincare brands is also advantageous
  • The ability to self-manage and work to tight deadlines.