Highbury Media Job Vacancy in Cape Town, SA

Career Opportunity: Group Editor

Remuneration: To be discussed
Location: Cape Town
Education level: Degree
Job level: Senior
Type: Permanent
Reference: #Group Editor
Company: Highbury Media

Highbury Media (Pty) Ltd is an independent print and digital company that publishes some of SA’s best performing print titles. We are looking to appoint a passionate group editor with excellent leadership skills.

Key performance areas:

Magazine content

  • Develop a content strategy in line with the brand’s identity.
  • Generate content ideas and advise the design and sales departments.
  • Commission internal and freelance writers.
  • Write copy where applicable.
  • Edit all copy to ensure submitted features meet briefs.
  • Approve layouts.
  • Sign off magazine black books.
  • Meet production deadlines and shepherd publications to print.

Digital content

  • Drive and develop the content strategy across social media and web platforms.
  • Hire, train and develop new recruits.
  • Track engagement across web and social media using analytics and other online tools.


  • Liaise with the client to ensure smooth running of the magazines and digital platforms.
  • Mentor and manage editorial team.
  • Lead staff and client toward targeted outcomes.


  • Adhere to budgets and sign off all recons.

Personal skills:

  • Driven, motivated, focused and passionate.
  • Organised, deadline driven and effective time management skills.
  • Ability to multitask.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Willing to learn and develop within the department.
  • Excellent client management skills.
  • Technically savvy.


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