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PA Media, Production Editor

PA Media Group
Remote - UK
Closing date
28 Nov 2021

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Job Type
Full Time
Nationals, Newswires, Online, B2B
Production Editor
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Job Details

PA Media is looking for a talented sub editor to work across its wire and digital content.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensuring high standards are maintained across PA’s wire and digital services
  • Fast, accurate and fair subbing
  • Imaginative production and enhancement of digital content
  • Creating compelling headlines
  • Liaising with news, video and social media desks 
  • Identifying technical problems and taking action to resolve issues
  • Handling breaking news
  • Creating articles which increase dwell time for customers 
  • Supporting the Senior Production Editor leading the shift
  • Identifying trending digital stories


Essential criteria:

  • Confident knowledge of media law
  • Excellent subbing skills
  • News and social media obsessive
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Flexibility as the news agenda demands
  • Wide knowledge across UK and foreign news, culture, finance, and showbiz
  • Ability to work varied shifts
  • Complete understanding of the difference between digital and print content
  • Ability to work alone and take quick and effective publishing decisions


Desirable criteria:

  • Experience in digital publishing
  • Experience working in a national newsroom


What we can offer you … 

In addition to a competitive salary and benefits including 25 days’ annual leave, life Assurance and pension contributions, you can also expect to be part of a knowledgeable team who are passionate about journalism and will help you to progress your career.

PA Media Group truly recognise the importance of a healthy work life balance and this role will offer the opportunity to work remotely and involves shifts covering from 6am to midnight, seven days a week. If you prefer the role can be performed from our Northern Headquarters in Howden, East Yorkshire.


We’re working hard to ensure we provide an inclusive environment and as well as your skills and experience we’re also focused on who you are and what else you can bring. We recognise the importance of a healthy work life balance and positively encourage agile working. We are always open to discuss an individual’s flexible working needs so please speak to us during the recruitment process to understand what this could look like for you. We will do everything we can to support you during your application. If you need us to make any adjustments to our recruitment process, speak to our recruitment team who will be happy to support you.
Why wait?

We will be considering candidates as they apply, so please do not delay in submitting your application as we may decide to close the advert early. We will aim to update you on the status of your application as soon as possible and successful applicants will be invited to a MS Teams interview.

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We are a diverse portfolio of specialist media companies spanning news & information, data, technology, marketing and communications. Our flagship brand, PA Media, is the national news agency for the UK and Ireland.

We provide customers across the media, sport, corporate, betting and public sectors with the broadest range of content, products and services to inform and entertain their audiences.

Find Us
The Point
37 North Wharf Road
W2 1AF
United Kingdom
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