Editor & Proofreader

South Africa

Oxford Economics Africa, a key majority-owned subsidiary of Oxford Economics, is looking to hire an Editor & Proofreader based in our Paarl, South Africa office (hybrid).

Key Responsibilities
  • Edit and proofread various economic and political reports (daily, monthly, quarterly, ad hoc).
  • Edit and proofread other ad hoc reports.
  • Upskilling of analysts by providing feedback on their reports.
  • Checking the content of tables and charts against the captions and the text.
  • Style- and writing guide alignment and updates (if required).
  • Write standard operating procedures.
  • Work closely with the Lead Economist & Editor on any other ad hoc requests and duties falling within the incumbent’s capabilities as required from time to time.
Key Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in Economics or English; or related majors
  • Excellent editing and proofreading skills, ideally at least 5 years work experience
  • Strong computer and word processing skills
  • Proficient with Microsoft 365 and Office 2016
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Multitasking and organisational skills
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving
  • Quality control
  • Economic background with Economics III and English III (recommended)
  • After-hours availability when needed

Oxford Economics is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by governmental or local laws.

About Oxford Economics Africa

Oxford Economics Africa specialises in providing forecasts and insights for major African economies. Our services provide a com prehensive analysis of immediate and long-term prospects that will benefit organisations monitoring risks or opportunities for their operations or investments in the continent.

South Africa-based Oxford Economics Africa has a strong reputation for independence and quality. The firm employs a highly qualified team of economists, econometricians, quantitative analysts, political analysts, and editors. All are experts in their field and have decades of experience in covering Africa, ensuring that insights are provided within the context of a comprehensive know ledge of the African continent, its history, and each country’s unique political and economic setting.

Oxford Economics Africa is majority owned by Oxford Economics, a leader in global forecasting and analysis. Its best-of-class global economic and industry models and analytical tools provide an unparalleled ability to forecast external market trends and assess their economic, social, and business impact. For more information, visit: https://www.africaneconomics.com/

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