Junior Subeditor Job Vacancy at Ten Group

Full Time

Website Ten Group

At Ten our goal is simple, to become the most trusted service business in the world.

Junior Subeditor Job Vacancy at Ten Group


We’re seeking a subeditor to join our fast-growing content team in Cape Town. Speedy, eagle-eyed and accurate, with a thorough knowledge of the English language, the subeditor will be able to analyze, fact check and correct copy while upholding the style of the brand and its writers.

This individual will act as a gatekeeper for our clients’ voices, ensuring all content adheres to the relevant policies. A keen eye for detail, excellent organizational skills and boundless curiosity are essential qualities for this role – and the successful incumbent have a talent for crafting excellent headlines, email subject lines and short blurbs. We are…

  • a global team of upbeat and experienced writers, editors and developers spread out over 11 offices worldwide
  • excited about creating content that tells the story of our service, reaching a high-net-worth member base
  • experts in lifestyle content covering topics such as travel, food, retail and entertainment
  • passionate about creating the right content for the right person at the right time
  • dedicated to innovation and quality

Who We Are

At Ten our goal is simple, to become the most trusted service business in the world.

We are already the global market leader for lifestyle management and concierge services, providing services from a 23 strong global office network with over 950 employees. We use our expertise, technology and buying power to grant our members direct access to the best travel, live entertainment, dining and luxury retail services. We also work closely with suppliers to provide exclusively negotiated benefits and employee loyalty schemes.

We deliver our service through a combination of Ten’s proprietary, unique technology-enabled platform and the expertise of our highly trained lifestyle managers. Ten is growing quickly and has ambitious plans to keep innovating, inspiring and to continue to improve the lives of millions of members.

To find out more about Ten, please watch this short video here.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Daily subediting and proofreading of platform and email content published in English. On any one day, you’ll be responsible for editing our in-house writers’ restaurant and hotel reviews, everyday communications that keep members up to date with details of their requests, as well as regular emails announcing new partnerships with designer brands, invitations to specially curated events and travel features that showcase our expertise.
  • In conjunction with second subeditor, conceptualising and managing a rigorous system for ensuring all content is thoroughly checked before being published.
  • Detailed fact-checking, mining for inconsistencies and inaccuracies.
  • Refreshing old content to ensure that details stand correct across all English digital platforms.
  • Adopting the voice of Ten and style requirements of each client.
  • Writing micro-content as needed by the regional editors.
  • Editing and creating brilliant, punchy, attention-grabbing headers and sells.
  • Working within the expected timeframes and deadlines.
  • Keeping up to date on travel and lifestyle trends and news to inform article content.
  • Working with Ten’s worldwide specialists to support business growth through content creation.

Junior Subeditor Job Vacancy at Ten Group


  • Candidates MUST be based in Cape Town
  • 2-4 years’ experience as a subeditor
  • Relevant tertiary degree or qualification
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong grammatical understanding
  • Excellent general knowledge
  • Excellent computer skills, including the use of Microsoft Office, CMS/basic html, basic picture editing
  • Strong administration skills
  • Agile and able to juggle workload to meet strict deadlines for email sends and publication
  • Detail orientated and driven to ensure that demanding standards are met
  • Able to switch style, edit different types of copy to meet different client requirements, and deal with different variations of English
  • Deadline driven


Our people are at the heart of the business and we have a culture of recognition and reward – both through regular appraisals but also annual Extra Mile Awards where we celebrate those who have gone that extra mile in their role. We also encourage all our staff to incorporate their aspirations and interests into their career at Ten and we are there every step of the way in supporting development.

All our employees also enjoy a range of benefits:

  • Offer flexible work arrangements including Hybrid work possibilities
  • Annual Leave of 15 days per annum, 20 days per annum from the second year and an additional 3 extra days of annual leave in their third year.
  • One (1) month paid Sabbatical after 5 years of Service, without tapping into annual leave
  • We also offer a company contribution towards medical aid, transport home for those working a late shift (applies to those who don’t have a car).
  • ICAS Employee Health and Wellness (EHWP) services which are confidential and free for all employees to use.
  • Access to lots of great travel and entertainment discounts as our clients members would!
  • There are lots of social events throughout the year as well as a break-out room where employees can relax (or, if they wish, play one of the numerous games we provide!) or stunning roof-top terrace to enjoy the Table Mountain view, whilst enjoying our latest fruit drop or great coffee/tea station.
  • Global Team, with diversity at its core.
  • Safe and secure offices located in Cape Town Forshore, with complimentary off-street parking.
  • Possibility of growth within a dynamic and international company

Commitment to Diversity

We encourage diverse philosophies, cultures and experiences. We appreciate diversity and are dedicated to creating an inclusive work environment for our employees. This idea unites the teams at TEN. All aspects of our relationship, including the decision to hire, promote, discipline or terminate, will be based on merit, competence, performance and business needs.

“Ten works with a small preferred supplier list of recruitment agencies only. Please note we are not accepting any further recruitment agencies at this time.”

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