SUN MeDIA Stellenbosch
Stellenbosch, South Africa
6d ago
source : Job Placements

African Sun Media was founded in 2003 as a scholarly press with a print and production plant in Stellenbosch. Over its history it has grown to be South Africas leading scholarly publisher with a catalogue in excess of 450 titles.

As a Level 2 BBBEE contributor, African Sun Media is an equal opportunities employer that prides itself on its professional, yet fun, work ethic.

Located in idyllic settings in the Cape Winelands, the environment lends itself to intellectual advancement and creativity, that characterises each member of its valued team, where complementary skills come together in harmony, producing exceptional results.

If you meet the requirements below and are keen to be part of this talented team, please apply as per the details provided.

Requirements :

  • A Degree in Publishing or relevant field of study
  • 2-3 years relevant work experience
  • High accuracy and attention to detail
  • Sound work ethic
  • The ability to work under pressure
  • Organisational skills
  • Communication skills (English and Afrikaans)
  • Computer skills (specifically in Adobe CC and Microsoft Office)
  • Book design experience and creative flair
  • The candidate will be involved in the following design processes :

  • Design and layout of publications in Adobe InDesign
  • Packaging journals and publications for online distribution (PDF, ePUB, XML, HTML)
  • Compiling metadata for publications (working knowledge of ONIX would be an advantage) and loading them onto online platforms
  • Social media work
  • Assisting in publication processes, including :
  • Evaluating manuscripts;
  • The peer review process;
  • The costing of manuscripts;
  • Publishing Agreements;
  • Scheduling;
  • Production, and
  • Marketing & distribution.
  • Applications should be accompanied by :

  • Complete CV with the names and contact details of at least two references
  • Applicants design portfolio
  • Available starting date
  • Current salary / income and expected remuneration
  • CLOSING DATE : 31 January 2022


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