Bilingual Proofreader: Fab Ad Agency (370 views)

Cape Town, South Africa
Dec 13, 2017

We are on the lookout for a mid-weight Bilingual Proofreader (who is a real stickler for detail) to join a large, busy advertising agency in Cape Town. The successful candidate will be fluent in English and Afrikaans with previous experience proofreading/editing. Super opportunity at a fantastic agency. Get in touch!



  • Proofreading and editing of all material as required on a day-to-day basis
  • Ensuring that copy is in line with the style sheet of the particular brand that you are working on
  • Translation of copy from English to Afrikaans and vice versa where required
  • The final sign-off of proofs before it goes to print.

The successful candidate must have/be:

  • Tertiary qualification majoring in English/Afrikaans
  • Experience as a proofreader in both English & Afrikaans
  • Experience translating from English into Afrikaans and vice versa
  • Superb language skills
  • Ability to translate from English to Afrikaans and vice versa
  • Editing English & Afrikaans experience
  • Proficient on InDesign
  • Attention to detail is imperative
  • Hardworking – no 9-to-5 attitude
  • Must be able to work well under pressure
  • Must be a good communicator.

Previously disadvantaged candidates will be given preference


Should you not receive a response within one week, please consider your application unsuccessful.


Salary: Negotiable