‘Calling on grammar police’

  • Are you pedantic about the use of language?
  • Are you a clever headline crafter

and a stickler for facts?

  • Do you work well under pressure

and within a team?

  • Are you comfortable working in

English and Afrikaans?

Then, you’d make a good

SUB-EDITOR

For Print & Online Publications

at our Boksburg Branch

RESPONSIBILITIES• Proofing editorial copy to ensure accuracy, correct grammar and spelling• Checking headlines, punctuation and captions on photos to ensure accuracy • Ensure contentious issues are thoroughly checked before publication • Help with staff training

REQUIREMENTS• 3 Years’ exp. as Sub Editor/Senior Journalist • Excellent writing and language skills • Extensive general knowledge • Meticulous, organised and deadline driven• Good understanding and knowledge of media law and ethics • Fluent in English and Afrikaans • Own transport and valid driver’s licence • Candidates with newspaper or

magazine experience preferred • Must have knowledge of Media Law and the South African Press Code.

 

Send 2/3 page CV to: hilaryg@caxton.co.za

 

by 2017 20 September

If you do not hear from us by 04 October 2017

consider your application unsuccessful

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