Rhino Africa is Africa’s leading online travel company. From our incredible offices in Cape Town and London, we promote safari and wildlife destinations across Africa and Asia. We are passionate about the world of travel, and all things digital - and we would love to share our passion with you.
We are seeking a full-time editor to lead our new and dynamic content development team. The ideal candidate would have at least 3-5 years of relevant experience in a digital media environment and a passion for African travel. You will be an instrumental part of a team working at the intersection between content creation, technology, marketing, and sales.
As editor, your key duties and responsibilities include (but are not limited to) the following:
  • Defining style, guidelines, and structures of various content types
  • Determining and ensuring the tone of voice and key brand messaging across our various brands and websites
  • Managing writers and interns across four different languages: English, German, French, Spanish, and Portuguese
  • Researching, writing, and editing engaging and accurate digital content – such as tours, hotel and destination reviews, and facts and information – across Rhino Africa’s numerous websites and brands
  • Brainstorming of content strategies and ensuring their implementation and execution
  • Developing an editorial calendar which ensures that projects are completed by the final delivery date
  • Delegating work to appropriate parties and follow up to ensure creative work is accurate, on-time, and within budget
  • Liaising with our marketing, sales, product, and systems development teams to ensure synergy
  • 3-5 years of relevant experience with a proven track record in content creation and editing
  • A background in copy-writing, editing, content management, or communications is essential
  • An excellent grasp of (and flair for) English
  • Attention to detail and accurate spelling and grammar
  • Good problem-solving skills, and a knack for research and writing
  • An excellent understanding of content production and distribution across various platforms and channels
  • The ability to adapt to different writing styles
  • The ability to work reliably and efficiently while meeting tight deadlines 
  • The ability to work independently and as a team player
  • A strong business sense and an understanding of how to marry the creative process with business logic
  • Excellent leadership and communication skills
  • A basic understanding of SEO is a must
  • An immense love for the written word and for quality content
  • An incurable case of wanderlust, passion for travel and African wildlife
You will earn a competitive salary and the position is based at our Cape Town office. If you are interested in this position, please send your application to aleks@rhinoafrica.com stating the earliest date you could start and indicating your salary expectations. 

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