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Dataweek is recruiting for deputy editor position

February 2022 News

Technews Publishing, a business-to-business technical publisher, is looking for a half-day, full-time deputy editor for the publication Dataweek – South Africa’s leading electronics and communications technology publication. With a 38-year track record, Technews is the de facto market leader in the niche markets in which it operates.  

If you enjoy being part of a professional, credible company in a challenging and exciting environment, please send your CV (no longer than 2 pages) to Malckey Tehini, malckey@technews.co.za

Products under the responsibility of the deputy editor  

• Print and online editions of Dataweek and annual handbook. 

Dataweek email news briefs for monthly magazines and annual handbook. 

Annual Electronics Buyers' Guide (EBG).

Requirements

• Suitable science or engineering qualification – BEng (Elec), BSc (Elec Eng), National Diploma Eng, etc. 

• Minimum 5 years' experience in engineering role and/or technical editing role. 

• Knowledge of the electronics industry in South Africa. 

• Strong proofreading and editing skills. 

• An eye for and attention to detail. 

• Good time management and organisational skills. 

• The ability to manage strict deadlines and stressful situations. 

• Excellent researching and writing skills. 

• Excellent interviewing skills. 

• The ability to interact professionally with colleagues, clients and PR agencies, editorial contributors, Dataweek readers, and industry/standards bodies. 

• Up-to-date proficiency in Microsoft Office; use of Creative Suite (specifically InDesign) an advantage. 

• Able to work independently and collaboratively. 

• Highly motivated and with good interpersonal and communication skills. 


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