Quality Editor: eLearning (351 views)

Cape Town, South Africa
Oct 23, 2018

Candidates from a previously disadvantaged background will be given preference

Calling all meticulous grammar gurus and masters of attention to detail. We have a fantastic opening for a mid-weight Quality Editor within the eLearning division at an innovative performance consultancy’s Cape Town office. In this role you will be responsible for improving quality. You will also be required to deliver comprehensive and high-quality editing of print and digital material across multiple platforms by working in conjunction with team members. You’ll assume co-responsibility with teams to ensure zero-defect of final deliverables to internal and external clients. Technical or Instructional editing experience is a bonus. If you’re the sort who never misses a thing, someone for whom the smallest error is glaringly obvious – we want to hear from you!



  • Maintains the highest quality within all deliverables prepared for internal and external clients
  • Edits and proofs all documentation and online material generated (training manuals/materials, presentations, proposals, etc.) paying particular attention to spelling, grammar, consistency and punctuation
  • Establishes and maintains standards and styles for the various programmes
  • Suggests changes relating to layout and functionality of deliverables while working collaboratively with Instructional Designers, Graphic Designers, and Developers to ensure the highest levels of quality
  • Ensures that names, places and organisations are spelled correctly, and that facts, dates and statistics are accurate
  • Conducts plagiarism checks
  • Establishes and maintains standards and style guides
  • Works efficiently across platforms which include print and online resources
  • Stays up to date with relevant trends, and conducts factual research related to Quality Management
  • Manages projects and communicates timeously if unable to meet deadlines
  • Communicates and works collaboratively across teams
  • Fulfils copywriting duties as and when required


The successful candidate must have/be:

  • BA degree with specialisation in Language (English as a major) – Linguistics a preference
  • Ideal: a post-graduate qualification in Linguistics
  • Technical or Instructional editing experience is a bonus.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience within relevant field
  • Excellent written (reporting) and oral communication skills
  • Outstanding planning, time-management and problem-solving ability
  • Deadline-driven
  • Strongly detail-orientated
  • Team-orientated/ability to work efficiently with people
  • Follow written and listen to verbal instructions from internal clients
  • Ability to analyse and objectively give feedback to and receive feedback from colleagues and/or superiors
  • Ability to cross-reference across multiple platforms
  • Ability to implement relevant changes across multiple deliverables
  • Ensure ISO compliance
  • Bright and quick thinking
  • Highly adaptable to change
  • Growth mindset
  • Self-motivated and disciplined
  • Calm and focused in a vibrant and energetic environment
  • Resilient
  • Meets their promises
  • Accountable

Please submit a relevant portfolio on application.

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


Salary: Negotiable