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Sightsavers, Production editor

UK remote - hybrid working/ Haywards Heath, West Sussex
£28,682 - £33,743
Closing date
2 Jun 2024

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Sightsavers is looking for a Production Editor to provide editorial support and guidance for Sightsavers projects briefed in from around the organisation, including copy editing, commissioning and writing. 

Salary: £28,682 - £33,743
Location: UK remote - hybrid working, predominantly home-based with multiple office-based days each month in Haywards Heath, West Sussex.
Contract: Permanent.
Hours: This is a full-time role with some flexibility around hours worked.

As production editor, you’ll write, edit and proofread content for Sightsavers’ printed brochures, documents and reports, as well as oversee editorial content for other projects produced by the web, design and branding team, including animations, videos and training materials. You’ll be tasked with editing copy from a range of sources to ensure it adheres to Sightsavers’ style guide, brand voice and accessibility guidelines.

For this varied role, we’re looking for someone who has the confidence to turn complex source material into engaging, compelling content. You’ll need a keen eye for detail, an excellent grasp of the English language and first-rate editing skills: the role would suit candidates with experience of sub-editing and proofreading, preferably in a high-quality print publishing environment. 

Job requirements:

  • Proficiency in InDesign and Microsoft Office
  • An understanding of and commitment to equal opportunities for people with disabilities
  • The ability to work confidently with internal clients and stakeholders and eagerness to work as part of a close-knit team
  • French language writing and editing skills would be beneficial
  • Lived or cultural experience and fluency in the languages of any of the countries where we work would be very welcome
  • Experience using Photoshop and Illustrator would also be an advantage

Please see the attached job description below for further details and requirements.

If you’re interested in working as part of a multidisciplined, inclusive and creative team, we’d love to hear from you.


Sightsavers offers some fantastic benefits includes generous annual leave, pension, season ticket loan, cycle to work scheme, discounted gym memberships and wellness discounts. If you choose to work in or are visiting our collaborative, modern office space, you will find it an easy 20-minute train journey from Brighton or 45 minutes from London.

To apply for this role, please complete an application via our recruitment portal. We are particularly interested in learning of your motivations for applying. Please note that there will be an expectation that you can visit our modern and collaborative offices in Haywards Heath, West Sussex (RH16 3BW) on an at least monthly basis (second Tuesday of each month) 

We anticipate that remote interviews will take place w/c 10 June 2024 and there will be a role-typical task as part of the evaluation process.

Closing date: 2 June 2024


Our vision is of a world where no one is blind from avoidable causes, and where people with disabilities participate equally in society.

Company info
35 Perrymount Rd
Haywards Heath
RH16 3BW

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