Job description:
Features editor for SA Garden and Home

SA Garden and Home is looking for an experienced, enthusiastic features editor in their Craighall, Johannesburg office to oversee décor and gardening features.

Applicants should have a journalism diploma or degree and at least three years’ experience in magazine journalism and production – this is essential. They should have their own transport, a passion for and knowledge of décor, gardening and entertaining and have excellent contacts in these industries.

Requirements also include a creative mind, great writing and management skills, experience in digital media, the ability to meet deadlines and work as part of a team.

Assist the editor with feature planning.
Commission features and manage freelance contributors.
Rewrite copy so that it meets the magazine’s standard
Represent the magazine at launches both during and after hours
Manage, mentor and motivate team to ensure deadlines and commitments are being met.
Source, write and shoot features and attend shoots when necessary.
Assist the advertising department with campaigns and promotions

Please send CVs to by 8 July 2015. Please note that only successful interview applicants will be contacted.