Tuesday, 30 August 2016

Publishing internship at SUN MeDIA 2017

SUN MeDIA Stellenbosch is offering a Publishing Internship. The programme will run for 6 months and the successful candidate will have the opportunity to gain valuable publishing industry experience.

REQUIREMENTS
  • A Postgraduate Degree in Publishing (or similar)
  • Accuracy and thoroughness
  • Attention to detail
  • The ability to work under pressure
  • Organisational skills
  • Communication skills (English and Afrikaans)
  • Computer skills (especially in Adobe CS/CC and Microsoft Office – non-negotiable)
  • Language Editing Skills
  • Ability to work independently and in a team 
THE CANDIDATE WILL BE INVOLVED IN THE FOLLOWING PROCESSES

Design and layout of publications in Adobe InDesign
Editorial work on journals and publications including proofreading
Packaging journals and publications for online distribution (PDF, XML, HTML & EPUB)
Assisting in the publication process, including:
― Evaluating manuscripts
― The peer review process
― Production planning and scheduling and
― Marketing and distribution

LOCATION
The successful candidate will work at SUN MeDIA Stellenbosch for 6 months. If the internship is
completed successfully, there is a possibility of employment.

REPORTS TO
General Manager: Publishing & Operations

Given the employment equity policy of the company, preference will be given to suitable candidates from designated groups. SUN MeDIA reserves the right not to fill the position.

Applications should be accompanied by:
1. Complete CV with the names and contact details of at least two references
2. A short description of why the applicant sees him-/herself as suitable for the internship
3. The value that the applicant could add to the company
4. A portfolio of work completed during studies
5. Available starting date
6. Current salary / income and expected remuneration
Closing Date: 30 October 2016
Start of Duty: from November 2016 - January 2017
Send Applications To: Wikus van Zyl
E-mail: wikus@sunmedia-wp.co.za
If you have not heard from us by 15 November, please assume that your application was unsuccessful.

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