TTL Proofreader (Jnr)
in Cape Town
Are you a meticulous grammar guru with a scrupulous approach to detailed work?
We need YOU! An awesome agency in Cape Town is looking for a Jnr Proofreader to join their team and to work through the line.
- Ensure text is free of any errors (including spelling, grammar, punctuation, capitalization and formatting).
- Fact check to ensure a text is accurate and correct.
- Rewording / reworking sentences to improve the reading of a text.
- Review content and style and raise concerns about inconsistencies.
- Create a checklist and work from it to guarantee consistency.
- Making sure texts are engaging and accessible to the retail market.
- A mastery of written English AND Afrikaans (spelling, grammar and punctuation)
- (a degree in English, Journalism, Communications, Publishing definitely advantageous)
- A consistent fine eye for detail.
- The motivation to work on your own and to meet deadlines.
- Good judgement to gauge which changes are necessary in order to stay within the brand's house style.
- Familiarity with the production process for through the line advertising and content aimed at retail market.
- An ability to work within the style of the copywriter, rather than impose your own ideas.
- Good interpersonal skills, to build working relationships with your awesome co-workers.