Courier, Sub Editor

19 Jul 2021
19 Aug 2021
Full-time Sub-editor
Job Type
Full Time

Full-time sub-editor

Courier is on the hunt for an experienced, detail-oriented and disciplined full-time sub-editor to carry out subbing duties and ensure the accuracy of Courier’s various editorial products, under the supervision of our chief sub-editor.

The successful candidate will be formally trained in production journalism, a genius with tech and super confident in their skills in InDesign and Adobe Creative Suite.

What you’ll do:

  • Sub-edit and fact-check Courier’s copy to house style, working quickly and accurately on a range of stories and in multiple formats – from print magazine to website, email and social media.
  • Spot and eliminate errors and make improvements to copy.
  • Work to tight deadlines.
  • Liaise daily with editorial, digital and design teams.
  • Work within a growing team and adapt quickly to changes.

What you’ll bring:

  • Print subbing experience (3 years minimum).
  • A strong eye for detail.
  • Excellent written English and spoken communication skills.
  • Ability to learn Courier’s house style and maintain quality.
  • Superb skills in succinct rewriting, research and fact-checking.
  • Good general knowledge of business.
  • Flexibility, inquisitiveness and willingness to take direction.
  • Ability to juggle multiple projects and deadlines at once.
  • Adaptability, a sense of humour and the ability to thrive in a fast-growing environment.
  • Experience with US spelling would be beneficial.
  • Knowledge of Mailchimp would be ideal.
  • MUST be proficient in Adobe InDesign or InCopy.

To apply:

Send your CV along with a letter explaining why you’re the right person for the role – and any other materials you think support your case.   Please include the words ‘Full-time Sub-editor’ in the subject line.

About Courier:

Courier is the defining media brand for a new generation who want to live and work on their own terms. We’ve been telling insightful and inspiring stories of modern business through print, podcasts, events and more since launching in 2013. London-based but with an international perspective, our mission is to help you work better, live smarter, be happier.

Courier is an equal-opportunity employer and we value diversity at our company. We don’t discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status or disability status.

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