Junior Text Editor Job in Cape Town, Durbanville Jan 2018

By | January 20, 2018

Curro Holdings – Junior Text Editor Vacancy in Cape Town, Durbanville Jan 2018


Remuneration: Basic salary
Location: Cape Town, Durbanville
Reference: #hr/18/01/154
Company: Curro Holdings


Job description

Curro is an educational company that focusses on school education. Curro believes that the purpose of education is to empower all learners and staff to achieve their potential as individuals and members of society.An exciting opportunity exists within the Marketing and Communication Department (based in Cape Town) for a junior text editor, who will be responsible for editing, proofreading and occasionally writing and rewriting copy on a variety of marketing and internal material.Responsibilities and dutiesThe successful applicant will be required to copy edit documentation in line with the in-house style guide for consistency in language and must have an excellent command and understanding of the English language.Proofreading of all documents for:

  • Spelling
  • Punctuation
  • Grammar

Editing all documents for:

  • Correct language pitch
  • Continuity and flow

Providing feedback and suggestions on content in order to:

  • Avoid ambiguity
  • Seek clarification on content
  • Requesting or reworking of complicated language
  • Fact checking when references are used or when information requires verification

How to apply:

  • Go to http://curro.myrecruit.co.za/
  • Register your CV onto the database
  • Search for the position by Reference number and apply through the database



Qualifications and preferred skills and abilitiesAlong with a matric and an applicable tertiary qualification, the successful applicant should present the following:

  • Excellent spoken and written English (excellent knowledge of English grammar is imperative)
  • Have a keen eye for detail/attention to detail is critical
  • Be able to work under pressure and adhere to strict deadlines
  • Have three to four years’ relevant experience (advantageous)
  • Fluency in Afrikaans will be an asset
  • Be able to work in a team
  • Maintain a level of professionalism at all times
  • Be open to constructive criticism and feedback
  • Willingness to review and revise your own work
  • Attention to detail and a can-do attitude – non-negotiable


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