Highbury Media is Hiring
Highbury Media
Cape Town, Western Cape, ZA
5d ago
source : GovNet

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 junior copy-editor for our copy-editing department. The successful candidate will be responsible for the following : Correcting factual and language errors Ensuring appropriate style and tone and that all copy is reader friendly (i.

e. : easy to understand and a pleasure to read) Writing catchy headers, blurbs and cover lines Checking consistency of straps, blurbs, captions, pull quotes, fonts, and general design style Helping to maintain the editorial standard of excellence Trimming copy to fit layouts Writing captions Checking by-lines and credits are correct and page numbers against latest flat plan Alerting Chief Copy Editor to potential problems in the production schedule Continuously updating HM Style Guide for the various titles being worked on Writing features across HM’s lifestyle titles when time permits Requirements : Have a good general knowledge and be able to handle copy on a wide variety of topics, from motoring and health to fashion and travel Be proficient in InDesign and be able to use the internet as a research tool in a critical and informed manner Communicate effectively with editors, art directors, designers, and repro artists Be proactive, self-disciplined, and a good team worker Be able to work accurately and professionally under deadline pressure Be prepared to work overtime if the need arises on print deadline days

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