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: Content Development Assistant

Via Afrika, a well-established developer of educational content and training materials has a
vacancy for someone with a passion to learn new things and a desire to be part of the
educational textbook value chain as a Content Development Assistant.
This key role in the Content Development Division enables the Content Development Managers
to effectively produce learning and teaching materials for the South African education market.

Key responsibilities
The Content Development Assistant maintains the administrative processes of the division:
• General Assistant duties
• Administrative tasks ranging from working with Excel budgets and processes invoices to
correspondence with authors and suppliers
• Research on request of Content Development Managers
• Quality assurance of developed materials including proofreading and copy-editing

Minimum qualifications and experience
• A degree with a major in an African language (non-negotiable)
• A publishing degree would be advantageous
• Excellent knowledge of Microsoft 365 apps (Word; Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Teams) (a
proficiency test will be conducted)
• Very good knowledge of internet research techniques
• Excellent knowledge and experience working in OneDrive, Google Drive and using


Via Afrika

The position is a permanent, office-bound position and is based in Cape Town. Please apply via
the following link :

Closing date: 5 December 2023