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TTL Proofreader (Jnr)

at Recruit Digital 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.

Required Skills:

  • 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.

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Published at 23-03-2017
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