Job Vacancies

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That any available vacancies listed below are NOT for job vacancies at Publishers’ Association of South Africa. We merely advertise the positions available from our members on behalf of our members.

Below is a list of current job vacancies


Vacancy: Editor/Redakteur – Nonfiction/Niefiksie

Editor (Cape Town)

NB Publishers is looking for an energetic and innovative editor to work on our flourishing list of nonfiction, including biographies, memoirs, history, current affairs and business books. This challenging position requires someone with exceptional language skills in Afrikaans as well as English, a keen interest in South African issues, and a good feel for what readers are interested in.

We are looking for someone
• with an excellent command of Afrikaans and English, who can write compelling copy in both
• who has a relevant tertiary qualification and who reads widely
• who has experience in publishing, editing or as a journalist
• who can conceptualise new books and structure content logically and accessibly
• is thorough, responsible and pays attention to detail
• who has outstanding organisational abilities and can manage a demanding programme to deadline and to budget
• who is energetic, innovative and thinks strategically

The position offers
• a stimulating and varied work environment as part of a vibrant team of book people
• a competitive salary with benefits

Visit www.nb.co.za for more information about the company.

NB Publishers

Please apply at https://nbpublishers.simplify.hr/vacancy/xc8u2n

The first page of your CV has to include a covering letter explaining why you are suitable for the position, as well as details of three referees.

Closing date: 20 May 2024.

Applicants who have not received a reply within two weeks of the closing date may assume that their application has been unsuccessful. NB Publishers reserves the right not to fill this position.

Given the employment equity policy of Media24, preference will be given to suitable candidates from the designated groups