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16 May 2017

Assistant Editor

Highbury Media – Posted by Admin Western Cape South Africa

Job Description

Company Name: Highbury Media
Job Category: Editorial
Job Location: Cape Town South Africa
Job Reference: AssistantEditor

Main responsibilities

-Assisting the editor with all administrative and editorial tasks
-Client liaison
-Brainstorming feature ideas
-Commissioning freelance writers, according to the editor’s synopsis and budget plan
-Drawing up and updating editorial progress and budget sheets
-Managing deadlines according to the magazine’s production schedule 
-Managing workflow between the copy editing and design teams 
-Writing features and client content
-Editing incoming copy and proofreading page layouts, ensuring grammar, style and tone are correct 
-Updating the magazine website in WordPress 
-Creating content for social media platforms


-Three-year tertiary qualification in English or journalism
-A minimum of three year’s work experience in the media industry
-Excellent copy editing, writing and organisational skills
-Proficient in InDesign and the Mac operating system
-Preference will be given to candidates with digital experience

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