Editor (Ref. GE/23/05/2019) - (12 Months Fixed Term Contract) Monthly Total Cost to Company is negotiable from R38 400.00

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Editor (Ref. GE/23/05/2019) - (12 Months Fixed Term Contract)

Monthly Total Cost to Company is negotiable from R38 400.00


1.     Job Purpose

The purpose of this vacancy is to have MHSC dedicated Editor that will take responsibility to evaluate and edit all documents of the MHSC prior to submission to the Council and its Committees. The Editor will report to the CEO.


2.     Minimum Requirements:

  • Degree or B-Tech in Communications or Journalism
  • Or Relevant equivalent qualification
  • Exceptional language proficiency in English


3.     Inherent Requirements of the Job and Experience with:

  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Excellent organisational and administrative skills
  • Experience in editorial, checking multiple sources including reference books, web sites and professional organisations to establish accurate addresses, telephone numbers, dates and other information
  • Excellent proof reading ability
  • Excellent project management



4.     Key Performance Areas and Activities will include but not limited to:

  • Edit documents to correct spelling errors, grammar errors, syntax and typos 
  • Make changes and suggestions to help improve clarity, flow, structure, and readability
  • Track revisions to indicate and review all the changes that have been made
  • Make comments on any remaining issues or concerns in the document
  • Verify facts, dates, and statistics, using standard reference sources
  • Read, evaluate and edit manuscripts or other materials submitted for publication and confer with authors regarding changes in content, style or organization, or publication.
  • Read material to determine index items and arrange them alphabetically or topically, indicating page or chapter location.
  • Cooperation in the implementation of the Corporate Identity in all documents.



The MHSC is an equal opportunity employer. Appointments will be made in accordance with the MHSC EE Policy. Woman, Coloureds, Indians, Whites and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. MHSC reserves the right not to make an appointment.


Please forward a detailed CV, clearly quoting the reference number of the position to:

Recruitment@mhsc.org.zaEnquiries should be directed to HR Department  at 011-656-1797.

Closing date: 28 June 2019


NB:No late applications will be accepted.