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Charles Siboto

Blogger, writer, editor and proofreader


Currently resides in: Western Cape, South Africa

Born 19-10-1987 in Johannesburg South Africa

Work is the sustaining engine of our lives. As such I like being part of an organisation that allows me to improve and sustain not only my life but also that of others by being a productive member of an efficient team. I like being part of a company where I am able bring innovation, initiative and value. I aspire to learn and grow and thus I strive to re-educate and reinvent myself and improve on my shortcomings.

Contact details

csiboto@gmail.com

O: +4915201358298

M: +4915201358298


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Business Address

37249 Neu-Eichenberg, Neu-Eichenberg, Germany, 37249


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Current Position(s)

Contributor | Bizcommunity
2012 - present

I contribute articles and reviews to the BizLounge entertainment section. I mainly write pieces concerning cinema.


Previous Position(s)

Stand Assistant (Frankfurt Buchmesse) | NB Publishers
Frankfurt, Germany | October 2017 - October 2017

Publishing, Printing and Print Media

Managed all visitor traffic
Answered visitor queries and completed required paperwork
Maintained clean and neat stand workspace
Performed various opening and closing duties on a daily basis


Junior Editor | Children & Youth | NB Publishers
Cape Town, South Africa | July 2015 - June 2017

Publishing, Printing and Print Media

Digital publishing
Following up on queries
Provide assistance in all stages of the publication of books
Liaising with other in-house teams, writers, photographers, printers, designers and production staff to negotiate and monitor timescales for stages in the publishing process
Manage and produce the titles of a publishing plan/programme for a specific imprint/genre/list to turnover, gross profit and cost budget, deadline and quality
Managing list of overseas co-production titles:
Liaising with overseas publishers regarding new projects
Receiving files for translations
Arranging for translation, page design and proofreading of files
Managing shipping process
Read and evaluate (or send out for evaluation) manuscripts, book proposals and other materials submitted for publication by authors, and assess these manuscripts for suitability for the list (based on either merit or consumer trends)
Make publication decisions in collaboration with publisher and marketing team


Editorial Assistant | Non-Fiction and Children & Youth | NB Publishers
Cape Town, South Africa | June 2013 - July 2015

Publishing, Printing and Print Media

Entering new books on database Allocating payments against budgeted expenses on the database Allocating and ensuring three sets of ISBNs per book Making all payments to freelancers Digital publishing Following up on queries Provide assistance in all stages of the publication of books Liaising with other in-house teams, writers, photographers, printers, designers and production staff to negotiate and monitor timescales for stages in the publishing process


Volunteer on Small Publishers’ Catalogue - Africa | Modjaji Books
Cape Town, South Africa | January 2013 - May 2013

Publishing, Printing and Print Media

Researching small publishers and updating the catalogue’s database.


Tutor | English, Linguistics and Literary Theory Departments | University of Johannesburg
Johannesburg, South Africa | February 2009 - August 2011

Academia, Education and Training

English 1C/1D Tutor, Cross-Cultural 1B Tutor and Linguistics & Literary Studies 1000 Tutor. Hosting 45-minute tutorials, one-on-one consultation and marking assignments, tests and exams.

Educational history

Secondary

Forest High School, Johannesburg, South Africa (2005)

Tertiary

Media24

Cape Town, South Africa | 2016 - 2016

Harvard ManageMentor ELearning - Career Management

Change management; Communication; Employee development; Finance; Innovation; Leadership development; Managing workplace stress; Marketing management; Performance management; Strategy; Teams

Goethe-Zentrum

Cape Town, South Africa | 2016 - 2016

A1 German Certificate - German Language

McGillivrayLinnegarAssociates

Cape Town, South Africa | 2014 - 2015

Basic & Advanced Copy Editing and Proofreading - Copy Editing and Proofreading

University of Johannesburg

Johannesburg, South Africa | February 2006 - November 2010

BA Language Practiotioners - English Literature, Linguistics and Literary Studies

I completed my major subjects, English Literature and Linguistics & Literary Studies, up to third year for my BA Language Practitioners undergraduate degree at the University of Johannesburg before discontinuing the course. I have improved my skills with short courses and work experience.

Achievements

media exposure

Bizcommunity | 2017

I contribute articles and reviews to the BizLounge entertainment section.

South African Xbox 360 Gamer | 2013

One of the reviews I wrote for XBox 360 Gamer SA.

Cover Model for a Tafelberg Youth Novel | 2016

Hugo Tanda, David Omari and I on the cover of one of Tafelberg's youth novels, There Should Have Been Five by MJ Honikman.

NB Publishers YouTube Channel | 2014

My voice over for the promotion of our Dogtective William series of books.

Testimonials

Warren Bowles, Senior Tutor

"'Charles tutored English essay writing and research skills for communication and humanities students while under my supervision in 2008/2009. He did this with the utmost professionalism, dedication and enthusiasm.'" - 2013

Testimonials and References

"'He has an excellent writing style; interesting and humorous and his articles are always a pleasure to read. He primarily focuses on movie reviews for us and has extensive knowledge and strong opinions of all things “geek”, such as superhero and cult movies and comic books.'" - 2017

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