Junior Production Editor (Fresher)

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Job Description p.p1 { margin: 0px 0px 0px 0px; font: 13.3px Arial; color: rgb(0, 0, 0) }p.p2 { margin: 0px 0px 0px 0px; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); min-height: 19.1px }p.p4 { margin: 0px 0px 0px 0px; font: 16px Arial; color: rgb(0, 0, 0) }p.p5 { margin: 0px 0px 0px 0px; color: rgb(0, 0, 0) }li.li1 { margin: 0px 0px 0px 0px; font: 13.3px Arial; color: rgb(0, 0, 0) }li.li4 { margin: 0px 0px 0px 0px; font: 16px Arial; color: rgb(0, 0, 0) }li.li5 { margin: 0px 0px 0px 0px; color: rgb(0, 0, 0) }span.s1 { font-family: “Arial”; font-weight: normal; font-style: normal; font-size: 13.33px }span.s2 { font-family: “Times New Roman”; font-weight: normal; font-style: normal; font-size: 13.33px }span.s3 { font-family: “Arial-BoldMT”; font-weight: bold; font-style: normal; font-size: 13.33px }span.s4 { font-family: “Arial”; font-weight: normal; font-style: normal; font-size: 13.33px }span.s5 { font-weight: normal; font-style: normal; font-size: 13.33px }span.s6 { font-family: “Arial-BoldItalicMT”; font-weight: bold; font-style: italic; font-size: 13.33px }span.s7 { font-weight: normal; font-style: normal; font-size: 16px }span.s8 { font-weight: bold; font-style: normal; font-size: 18.72px }span.s9 { font-family: “Arial”; font-weight: normal; font-style: normal; font-size: 16px }span.s10 { font-family: “Arial”; font-weight: normal; font-style: normal; font-size: 16px }span.s11 { font-family: “Arial”; font-weight: normal; font-style: normal; font-size: 16px; text-decoration: underline }span.s12 { font-weight: bold; font-style: normal; font-size: 16px }span.s13 { font-weight: normal; font-style: normal; font-size: 16px }span.s14 { font-family: “Arial”; font-weight: normal; font-style: normal; font-size: 13.69px }ul.ul1 { list-style-type: disc }ul.ul2 { list-style-type: none } The Journals Production Editor/Coordinator manages scholarly articles through the publishing production process (from acceptance, copy-editing, layout editing, proofreading and publication). You will be responsible for assessing the quality of work delivered by copy editors and proofreaders and ensuring that the Publishers house style is adhered to in all published work. The Journals Production Coordinator is also responsible for working with layout editors to ensure that the texts overall presentation and its elements (e.g. tables and figures) meet the style and quality requirements. The Journals Production Coordinator manages the quality of papers and production schedule from acceptance to print and online deliveries and monitors page usage and other journal metrics.   Responsibilities Support the editorial process for academic research journals with proofreading. Request invoice and purchase order requests. Collate all change requests received from authors and editors on a single proof, and correctly determine whether these changes are aligned with the Journal Style Sheet and House Style before implementation, and proceed to check implementation thereof for correctness. Coordinate tasks between the copyediting, typesetting and proofreading vendors. Communicate with the vendors to ensure the correct format in which the papers will be published and in accordance with industry standards PDF, XML, HTML and EPUB formats. Publish the manuscripts online. We need someone who Has a mindset of continuous improvement, embracing innovation and new ways of working. Is passionate about the academic publishing landscape and will use this passion to actively participate in projects that support the Company’s mission. Will wow us with excellent analytical, organisation, and problem-solving skills. Candidates must have the right to live and work in South Africa. Please note that this is not a remote work position. Requirements  Education: A Bachelors in related field or a  National Diploma (i.e., in Language Practice/Applied Language Study/Applied Linguistics/ Linguistics majoring in Language Editing in English) proofreading experience. A demonstrated proficiency in the English language and an interest in scholarly publishing are essential. Required Competencies: want to work as a proofreader or editor, preferably in an academic or scholarly publishing environment. Exceptional attention to detail and a strong grasp of British English grammar and style. Familiarity with Open Access publishing principles is a plus. Proficiency in using proofreading tools and software. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to work independently and meet deadlines. If you are a meticulous proofreader with a passion for scholarly publishing and a keen eye for detail, we invite you to apply to join our team at AOSIS. Please submit your CV, a cover letter, and samples of your previous work to [email protected] In applying for this post, please attach:   A comprehensive CV;  Names, e-mail addresses and telephone details of three referees we have permission to contact. Other important information: All shortlisted candidates may be required to participate in relevant skills assessments and psychometric tests and other checks as part of the selection process. Applications will only be considered after the closing date, or if they comply with at least the minimum requirements. Should you have yet to hear from us within 6 weeks of your application, please accept that your application has been unsuccessful. We are committed to equality, employment equity and diversity.  In accordance with the Employment Equity Plan of the Company and its Employment Equity goals and targets, preference may be given but is not limited to candidates from under-represented designated groups. All candidates who comply with the requirements for appointment are invited to apply. All candidates agree to undergo verification of personal credentials and criminal and credit checks (if applicable). The Company reserves the right not to fill the advertised positions. Requirements English and Afrikaans Proofreading

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