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Sub Editor / Editor wanted immediately: Salary R20 000 to R30 000 per month

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Sub Editor / Editor wanted immediately: Salary R20 000 to R30 000 per month

Johannesburg, Gauteng
R20 000 – R30 000 a month

We are looking for an experienced, reliable, and self-motivated Editor who understands digital media and thrives in a remote, full-time position (based anywhere in the world). We are a UK-based publication, with a global, remote team.

You:

Want to tackle supply chain inequities through digital media
Want to be part of a global, remote team
Want the flexibility of working from home instead of commuting
Are willing to go the extra mile to meet project deadlines

We:

Work to support the coffee industry and coffee-producing countries
Believe in constant innovation and improvement
Care more about your intelligence and values than experience

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Responsibilities:

Editing: fact-checking and editing multiple articles to ensure that they meet our standards, further our vision, and match our brand. Creating captions for Instagram social media posts.
Search engine optimization: implementing SEO best practices across individual articles and the site as a whole
Calendar: selecting which articles are published in a particular week by paying attention to the balance of content, time since submission, and more; staying up-to-date on trends within the coffee industry in order to direct and schedule content
Submissions: monitoring submissions levels, contacting writers, providing feedback on article proposals/angles and first submissions, and checking final submissions to ensure they adhere to our guidelines
Writer Training & Management: working with writers to ensure we have a steady flow of content, creating and allocating briefs for articles as required, providing support to writers
Data Tracking & Analysis: using data to direct submissions and the editorial calendar
Admin & Miscellaneous: admin tasks such as emails, working with the social media team on article posts, etc.

Qualifications

The successful applicant will:

Have 2+ years of experience of editing for digital media; be a skilled editor who is able to fact-check, maintain accuracy and quality, and produce shareable content
Have a thorough understanding of the Perfect Daily Grindbrand, tone, and voice, and how this is created by and reflected in: our choice of content, our choice of language and structural features in our articles.
Be a competent user of WordPress (or another CMS) and Google Analytics
Understand and be able to implement SEO
Be social media savvy and able to write/edit social-orientated content
Understand the importance of diligent fact-checking and how to check, track, and implement this
Be aware of copyright law for both text and images, including how to appropriately source and credit images
Have excellent communication skills; be able to communicate well with a multicultural team
Be able to work independently, with good levels of an organization, self-motivation, and an excellent work ethic

The ideal applicant will:

Have a demonstrable passion for both specialty coffee and fine cacao
Speak Spanish and/or Portuguese
Be confident with the basics of HTML
Be willing to travel

How to apply?

How would you describe the PDG brand and how do we create this in our articles (both through content and structure)?

Name one organization you admire and why?

When editing, one of the most important tasks is finding the right balance between respecting the author’s voice and editing to the Perfect Daily Grind brand/voice. Where do you think the right balance lies? Please support your answer with examples.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: R20,000.00 to R30,000.00 /month

Experience:

Editing: 1 year (Preferred). Apply Now

Source: ijobs

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