Proofreader Wanted At M&C Saatchi Abel. The JHB Agency is looking for an experienced Proofreader to join their team and be part of an audacious vision. The ideal candidate will be responsible for proofing, and editing written and digital content in a fast-paced agency environment.

The Two Critical Aspects For Success:

  1. An excellent command of English as a 1st language.
  2. A natural perfectionist who is meticulous and has an obsession for detail.


  1. Proofreading work for spelling, grammar, punctuation, syntax, usage, consistency, and brand voice.
  2. Crosschecking references and data to ensure the accuracy of content.

Required Skills and Qualifications

A Bachelor’s degree and at least 8 years in a similar role, along with the following:

  1. Computer proficiency 
  2. Detail oriented –whether on paper or on-screen, you’ll need to have a knack for catching the most basic of errors.
  3. Quick reader – with deadlines always around the corner, you’ll read and edit quickly without sacrificing quality
  4. Multitasker 
    as your priorities may change from day to day, so you will need to be
    both flexible and persistent in your pursuit of the perfect copy

We don’t do ego.
We solve in the positive.

While we look at every CV submitted to us in detail, given the sheer volume of applications we’re not able to respond to every applicant personally. Rest assured that if we like what we see, we’ll be in touch as soon as possible.  Alternatively, we’ll keep your details on record for future consideration.  If you haven’t heard from us within two weeks, your application has unfortunately been unsuccessful.

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021 421 1024


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