City Press is looking for a digital sub-editor

2013-10-16 13:53

City Press has a vacancy for a fast-newsroom sub-editor at its office in Auckland Park, Johannesburg. The successful candidate values excellence and thrives in a fast-paced environment. He/she will be responsible for the editing and repurposing of content produced for our digital platforms as well as tackling print sub-editing duties.

Am I right for this job?

We're looking for you if you are ...

» quick and accurate

» a problem-solver with a can-do attitude

» comfortable with change

» keen to learn and to share what you know

» cross-platform savvy

You ...

» have a strong news sense

» have an eye for detail

» enjoy making a piece of content "sing" through clever editing

Your skills set includes the ability to ...

» edit for maximum eyeballs

» navigate legal and ethical considerations

» edit for the digital and print platform

Key responsibilities

» To edit and/or rewrite copy filed by City Press reporters for the website

» To edit wire copy

» To repurpose content for re-use on a different platform

Other requirements

» A relevant tertiary qualification in journalism, languages, media studies or related fields

» Proven editing capability

» Proven knowledge of digital platforms

» At least six years' editorial experience

In exchange for the successful candidate’s services, the company offers a competitive remuneration package, including membership of the medical aid and pension funds to those who qualify.

Those interested are requested to e-mail their CVs to:

Reference: Digital sub-editor (City Press)

Closing date: October 18

Please take note that if you have not received feedback within 14 days you should regard your application as unsuccessful.

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