•  Harare
    • June 24, 2022
    • July 1, 2022
    •  Full Time
  •  Education & Teaching Jobs

Job Summary

Secondary Book Press (Pvt Ltd) s a leading independent publishing company supplying New Curriculum textbooks for primary and secondary schools in Zimbabwe.

Role profile

Secondary Book Press (Pvt) Ltd is inviting applications from suitably qualified personnel to fill in the fulltime post of Book Development Editor for Commercials. The incumbent will report to the Head of Publishing. The duties and responsibilities include:

Duties And Responsibilities

• Proofread and edit spelling, grammar, syntax and style errors in manuscripts.
• Verify content and information.
• Review and revise content for accuracy and quality, including spelling, grammar, punctuation, and syntax.
• Edit chapters as authors complete them to evaluate style and structure and identify potential
• problems.
• Fact check manuscripts for historical or technical accuracy.
• Brief authors clearly and in line with the approved concept, work with and support author teams for the duration of the writing period to ensure that content is well written and submitted on time.
• Work thoroughly on the manuscript to ensure suitability of content. syllabus match, approach, language level and cultural sensitivity.

Qualifications And Experience

1. Bachelor’s in education Primary/Secondary or a degree in commercials related field is preferred.
2. A post graduate trainee certificate where applicable.
3. Proven teaching experience of at least 3 years.
4. Educational publishing experience is on added advantage.
5. Excellent command of IsiNdebele and English language, with attention to detail, quality control and an ability to engage with content on a detailed level.
6. Ability to own and manage multiple, multi-level projects simultaneously to tight deadlines.
7. Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Suite is an added advantage.
8. Ability to take initiative and work independently.

How To Apply

On offer is a competitive salary, incentives and other benefits. All interested and qualified candidates must email an application, current CVs, copies of educational/professional qualifications to on or before Friday 1 July 2022.

Clearly state the POSITION you are applying for in the subject line of your email..
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.