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MailOnline, Snapchat Sub-Editor

Kensington and Chelsea, London
Competitive plus benefits
Closing date
22 Mar 2024

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Job Type
Full Time
Nationals, Online, Social Media, News

Job Details

Snapchat Sub-Editor

Location: MailOnline Headquarters – London
Position: Permanent 

Package Description

In return for their energy and ideas we ensure our people are well rewarded. Our benefits package increases the longer you’ve been with us. Here’s what to expect:

  • 25 days’ holiday (increasing by 1 per year up to a total of 30)
  • Upon joining you will be automatically enrolled onto the Pension Plan at the minimum level of 5% employee contribution, 3% Company contribution. 
  • Life cover under the Pension Plan of up to 3x your basic salary.
  • DMGT Discounts (for discounts on online shopping, vouchers and reloadable cards)
  • Subsidised canteen
  • Onsite gym (Northcliffe House only)
  • Onsite nurse and GP clinics (Northcliffe House only)
  • Our Employee Assistance Programme
  • Discounted dining cards

Plus many other benefits….

Job Introduction

MailOnline is seeking sub-editors for its Snapchat Discover team.

The role will suit skilled and creative journalists with a flair for writing, an eye for detail, and a passion for accuracy.

Successful candidates will have previous experience in proofreading, copywriting, and sub-editing.

The work blends traditional journalism skills with innovative digital media and graphic design - reaching an international audience of millions every day.


  • Uploading copy, pictures, and videos to Snapchat Discover;
  • Rewriting, fact-checking, and correcting copy to a high standard;
  • Writing headlines, picture captions, and video captions;
  • Working to a strict daily deadline;
  • Liaising with sub-editors and graphic designers.


  • Professional experience in journalism, especially sub-editing and headline writing;
  • Excellent grammar and spelling skills;
  • Flexibility with working patterns;
  • Ability to work with a team and keep a cool head under pressure.

About dmg::media

dmg media’s brands deliver highly engaging, trusted content to millions of loyal customers around the globe, 24-hours a day, seven days a week. The Mail brand reaches one in two Brits every month and is officially the best-read, most recognised, most engaged newsbrand in the country.*

Together, Daily Mail, The Mail on Sunday, MailOnline, Mail+, Metro,, i and reach more than 10.1m people daily in the UK.*

Globally, dmg media’s brands reach 190M unique browsers every month across its domains and apps.**

Our newsbrands maintain an unwavering commitment to uncovering the stories that matter most to our readers, ensuring that we remain experts at delivering relevant and insightful content.

In October, the Mail became the largest news publisher on TikTok with over 7- million followers. 

*PAMCo H2 2023

**GA 2023 September

Our Commitment

We are committed to increasing diversity and maintaining an inclusive workplace culture. We welcome applications from all qualified candidates regardless of their ethnicity, race, gender, religious beliefs, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability.

We are Disability Confident Committed. Please let us know if you require any recruitment documentation in other formats or if you require reasonable adjustments to be made during the recruitment process. Please be assured that any such information will be held separately to your recruitment application and will not be considered as part of the selection process.


dmg media’s brands deliver highly engaging, trusted content to millions of loyal customers around the globe, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. 

Together, the Daily Mail, The Mail on Sunday, Metro, i, MailOnline, Mail Plus, and reach more than 24million people daily. In March 2021, the business acquired the world’s leading science title, New Scientist.

Our newsbrands are expert at getting to the bottom of the stories most relevant to our readers. 

Company info
Northcliffe House
2 Derry Street
W8 5TT
United Kingdom

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