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Job Title
Chief Sub (Permanent)
Employment Type
Full Time
4 to 5 years
Job Published
29 June 2022
Job Reference No.

Job Description

To create attractive, eye-catching layout for Page 1 and inside pages and ensure the correct mix of stories in the paper.

Main Responsibilities/Outcomes
Produce eye-catching pages
Ensure page layout, pictures, headlines and stories are of a high quality throughout

Ensure inside stories meet the required standards of accuracy and readability and they are used to the right length
Ensure late-breaking news is not missed
Ensure that all copy is sub-edited to our standards, headlines throughout the paper draw readers into the stories, page layout flows and there are no errors
Copy tasting, proof reading and revise subbing, as well as managing sub-editors

Skills, Attributes and Attitudes
Excellent pagination and page design skills
A talent for writing imaginative headlines and above average command of the English language.
Initiate and recommend fresh and imaginative ways of working.
Strong sub editing skills would be an advantage
Good interpersonal skills.

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant tertiary qualification;
At least 5 years reporting, sub-editing and layout experience;
Ability to work accurately under pressure, think on your feet and adhere to strict deadlines;
Excellent communication skills;
Know media law and be familiar with the Press Code
Be open to working night shifts, public holidays, and Sundays 

Please forward CV and ALL supporting documentation to, caree-lee@profilepersonnel.co.za.

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