Job for Freelance Editor in Cape Town, Mowbray Feb 2018

By | February 7, 2018

Remuneration: Negotiable depending on experience
Location: Cape Town, Mowbray
Job level: Mid/Senior
Type: Contract
Company: Yes Media


Yes Media, an established niche media publisher, is looking for a freelance editor for the official publications of the ANC’s Progressive Business Forum – Progressive Leader and Business Update.  This position is suitable for a person with extensive editorial experience in custom publications in the business field. The ideal person has an interest in business, current-, public-  and government affairs.

The position combines the traditional functions of managing editor/editor/sub-editor/copy-editor. You will play a pivotal role in a small editorial team consisting of publisher, copy-editor, designer, and traffic controller.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • collaborating with the client and publisher on content strategy and direction
  • commissioning and managing the contribution of relevant editorial content
  • collaborating with the design staff on art direction and design
  • managing and participating in the production of advertiser content
  • managing and participating in sub-editing and proofing processes
  • page planning and other functions normally required of a managing editor.

 If applying, please:

  • send a short covering email outlining your most relevant past experience and how your skills and experience are applicable to the above requirements and the publications
  • a short CV (less important) .

(If our past recruitment efforts are any indication, we may get many applications. We can only talk to a few people.  The covering email is really our only chance to judge how YOUR past experience and skills would be specifically appropriate to the publications you will head editorially.)

We offer:

  • A flexible working arrangement, focused on results and not hours
  • A negotiable remuneration package.

Closing date: 15 February 2018

If you have not heard from us within two weeks you should regard your application as unsuccessful.

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