Editorial Assistant

Description

PAC University is a chartered Private University in Kenya founded on strong Christian values. The University is committed to growing its capacity and create a competitive edge in higher education in Kenya and beyond, distinguishing itself by offering high quality, transformative and value-based education. It insists on having excellence in terms of facilities; efficiency in delivery of service; and good fit, available and committed staff with relevant qualifications and experience to drive the strategy of the University through its Vision and Mission.
Pan Africa Christian University  is seeking to fill the position outlined below from suitable candidates. Applicants must be born again Christians and active members of a local Church.


6.Editorial Assistant
Evangel Publishing House is a Christian firm, a business unit of Pan Africa Christian University, involved in both spiritual materials and school books production. Evangel seeks to recruit a responsible editorial assistant to assist in reviewing, editing, and revising the work of writers. The editorial assistant will supervise the creation of content, illustrations and proofread books for better communication.
   
Minimum Requirements
A Bachelors’ degree in Education, publishing or a related field.
Proficiency in the Adobe suite and Microsoft word
One-year experience in textbook editing in a busy environment
Knowledge of the competency-based curriculum will be an added advantage
Excellent customer service skills
Highly self-motivated and self-disciplined
   Key Responsibilities for the Editorial Assistant 
Assisting in commissioning authors to write diverse content as per company policy.
Reviewing and revising content to improve communication and attract end users.
Preparing materials for publications for production through proofreading, editing and design.
Correcting errors in spelling, punctuation, and syntax.
Reviewing proposals for books and advice on viability and profitability.
Checking copy for style and readability.
Fact-checking content during substantive editing.
Carrying out research and confirm sources for writers to avoid plagiarism or factual errors.
Mobilizing people and resources to meet set deadlines.
If you believe you are the right candidate for the above position, kindly send your application letter and detailed Curriculum Vitae, also detailing your current & expected salary via EMAIL ONLY to jobs@pacuniversity.ac.ke not later than 16th February  2021. All applicants must clearly state the job they are applying for in their subject heading. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Pan Africa Christian University is an equal opportunity employer and canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.