DEADLINE: JULY 30, 2021 —Code for Africa (CfA) seeks a Chief Copy Editor with extensive newsroom experience and excellent mentoring skills.
The candidate will join CfA’s pan-African Knowledge team in one of the primary hubs in Kenya, Nigeria or South Africa.
The Chief Copy Editor will build and supervise the StoryLab’s multilingual copydesk, managing a transnational team that sub-edits and polishes all editorial content prior to publication.
Interested applicants must have excellent journalistic copy-editing and proofreading skills to ensure factual accuracy/coherence and grammar/syntax consistency.
The selected candidate will have at least 3 years experience in a managerial/leadership role on a fast-paced multilingual and transnational copy desk in mainstream digital media.
The deadline for applications is July 30th, 2021.
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