Chief Copy Editor wanted immediately: APPLY HERE
Employer: True Love
TRUE LOVE has a vacancy for a Chief Copy Editor in its production office in Auckland Park.
Manage and lead the copy editor (and any freelance copy editors)
Ensure that the quality of final products (for both print and online) is of the highest standard, is creative and consistent with the brand’s tone and style guide
Assist the content editor with proofreading and signing off the final pages
Guide and mentor the writers and copy editor
Mentor and train the copy editors, content producers and writers on any copy-related issues
Together with the content editor, identify weaknesses in articles/stories and take action to rectify the problems
Keep abreast of news, contribute to editorial ideas and coverline meetings
Write client advertorials and help out with event report backs
Fluency in the languages relevant to the publication
Excellent attention to detail
Good knowledge of magazine production;
The successful candidate has to meet the following criteria:
At least five years’ experience in copy editing;
Skilled at writing headlines and captions;
Other applicable experience in journalism;
Ability to work independently and meet daily deadlines;
A valid code 8 driver’s license;
A diploma or degree in journalism or related field will strengthen the application.
In exchange for the successful candidate’s services, the company offers a competitive salary, membership of the medical and retirement funds for persons qualifying.
Apply before Monday, July 1, 2019 – 7 Days left
Companies may expire jobs at their own discretion.
If you have not received a response within two weeks, your application was most likely unsuccessful.
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