Position Vacancy: Copy Editor


Penton is looking for a Copy Editor with experience in web publication.

Remuneration: NONE
Location: Online
Type: Permanent

vacancyMain functions include:

Edit copy: correct errors, check style and grammar usage.
Write, headings, captions and intros, as well as occasional articles.
Check layout for consistency and general style.
Keep up to date with current events and news.
Brief contributors and maintain a good working relationship with in-house bloggers and contributors.


At least two years experience as a copy editor or editing experience.
Proficiency in WordPress, MSWord.
A good general knowledge and a love for the English language.
Good knowledge of syntax and grammar.
Ability to rewrite clumsy or laborious copy without losing the writer’s voice.
Ability to work in a team.
Excellent organisational skills.
Team player.
Great attitude.

Contact the Editor-in Chief
E-mail: editor@penton.co.za

PENTON Independent Alternative Media

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