Digital Sub Editor / Contract Copywriter

We are looking for a tech-savvy and creative freelance Digital Sub Editor/Journalist with a keen eye for detail to assist / Velocity Media team in a new and exciting project! Candidates will be refreshing and subbing outdated articles on the website for a new platform. We require somebody with strong editorial, SEO and research skills, who is innovative and works well under pressure.

Location: Remote / At Home / Freelance
Education level: Certificate / Degree
Job level: Mid Level
Own transport required: N/A
Type: Editorial
Reference: SubContract


  • Two-month contract
  • Proofread, revamp, fact-check and edit articles on (word count ranging between 300 – 500 words per article)
  • Update articles with new information where necessary
  • Remove incorrect and invalid information / content in articles
  • Re-categorizing content into relevant categories and sub categories
  • Basic on-page SEO
  • Updating Hyperlinks
  • Complete 20 article revamps per day (total of 800 article revamps over two months)
  • Daily feedback on progress


  • 3 – 5 years’ experience in sub-editing:
    • Experience in WordPress
    • Experience in SEO
    • Copywriting
    • Proofreading
    • Research
    • Attention to detail

Personal Skills/Attributes

  • Time efficient
  • Self-starter
  • Deadline driven
  • Strong digital acumen
  • Organised
  • Thorough
  • Keen eye for detail


  • Speak multiple languages
  • SEO experience
  • Google Certificates
  • Digital / Social Media Marketing


R25,000 Gross for the entire 2 months. 


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