I am a copy editor with more than a year of editing experience in the higher learning publishing field, I am looking for a new challenge in the publishing industry.

Experience

  • Junior Editor

    at EDGE Learning Media

    April 2018 - at Present

    Province of the Western Cape

    • Editing textbook chapters for various academic subjects. • Proofreading textbook chapters for various academic subjects. • Editing Instructional Design scripts. • Assuring quality of all work completed by freelance editors and proofreaders. • Training of freelance editors, which includes managing all correspondence, doing quality assurance checks and providing feedback for all work completed. • Liaising with content developers and typesetters regarding textbook content and layout. • Updating project workflows. • Reviewing images and content for copyright infringement.

  • Digital Manager

    at Burnet Media

    December 2017 - April 2018

    Province of the Western Cape

    • Updating website and blog content. • Managing all company social media pages. • Managing online administrative tasks. • Writing new content for the company blog page.

  • Intern

    at Burnet Media

    July 2017 - December 2017

    Province of the Western Cape

    • Reader reviewing, fact-checking and proofreading of manuscripts, including the publication 50 People Who Stuffed Up The World.

  • Language and Cultural Facilitator

    at Colonias de Inmersión al Idioma – Teach Argentina

    July 2016 - December 2016

    Buenos Aires

    • Preparing topics, tasks and games to facilitate speaking lessons with assigned classes, as well as preparing lesson plans and activities to introduce and teach new language. • Monitoring progress and reporting to various class heads. • Monitoring and interacting with participants at immersive English camps, preparing and managing camp games and activities, facilitating designated camp groups for various creative tasks and ensuring their well-being throughout the camp. • Participating in Spanish lessons as travel throughout the country was required.

Education

  • BA Hons in Media Practice and Theory

    at University of Cape Town

    2017 - 2017 (1 year) Province of the Western Cape

  • 120 hour accredited online course + 20-hour practical course

    at i-to-i TEFL

    2016 - 2016 (1 year)

  • BA in Media and Writing, and English

    at University of Cape Town

    2012 - 2014 (2 years) Province of the Western Cape

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