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Copy Editor

  • Ad Placed : 13 Feb 2019 16:26:00
  • Remuneration : PER MONTH
  • Employment Type : Full Time
  • Employment Level : Management
  • Industry :
  • Professions
    Publishing
  • Region : Gauteng
  • Company : Caxton Magazines

Job description Food & Home Entertaining magazine is looking for an experienced copy editor to join their Johannesburg-based editorial team. Ideally the candidate should have a sound knowledge of Microsoft Word, Adobe InDesign, be pedantic about accuracy and have an eagle eye for detail. The person for the job will have a natural love for food and cooking, be willing to contribute to the magazine and ensure the magazine maintains its high standards. REQUIREMENTS: A tertiary qualification in Journalism or English A minimum of three years’ full-time copy-editing experience A good understanding of recipes and cooking terms, and strong ability to detect errors in recipe methods Assist editor and managing editor with ensuring strict adherence to copy deadlines Work closely with editor, managing editor and food editor with regards to maintaining the accuracy of magazine content Ability to revise and rewrite copy when necessary to suit the magazine’s style. Ability to edit and re purpose print copy for online publishing. A working knowledge of Adobe InDesign. Excellent communication and organisational skills. Strong interest in current lifestyle trends. Enjoy visiting food-related events and venues Enjoy research and thorough fact checking. Be willing to occasionally work irregular hours. Please email cv to : zainab@caxton.co.za

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