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The Telegraph - Lifestyle Publishing Editor

The Telegraph
London (Central)
Competitive + excellent benefits
Closing date
28 Jul 2024

Job Details

Role purpose and overview

An experienced editor’s position within the Telegraph’s Lifestyle print team. While the role’s primary focus will be the Telegraph’s award-winning Travel section, you will be responsible for editing and publishing a broad range of pages across the lifestyle sections on Saturday and Sunday. 

Reporting to the Deputy Print Editor, you will take digital copy and optimise it for print, as directed by senior editors, cutting for the page as necessary, overseeing visuals and writing sparkling headlines and furniture. 

You will have a keen eye for detail and extensive experience of editing Lifestyle print copy at a high level, preferably for a national broadsheet.

Key responsibilities

  • Working closely with the Features and Lifestyle print editor, deputy print editor and senior commissioners, create, edit and publish outstanding weekend print sections for the Telegraph 
  • Edit copy to the highest standard and shape page layouts 
  • Work with picture desks to source the most spectacular and informative pictures to light up the page and illuminate the copy
  • Catch errors and revise mistakes 
  • Work with the Lifestyle print team across different sections to check and revise pages as required
  • Write eye-catching and accurate headlines, standfirsts and captions to the highest standard
  • Conceive creative page layouts in close collaboration with the design team and pictures 

Essential skills required for the role

  • Experience editing and publishing magazines or weekend supplements at a national level
  • A background as an editor but equally comfortable sub-editing or revising copy
  • An interest in lifestyle and magazine journalism, with a focus on travel
  • Experience with print publishing software 
  • A keen understanding of the Telegraph’s audience and what type of headline and copy speak to their areas of interest
  • An exceptional eye for detail


The nature of our industry means life at the Telegraph Media Group is fast-paced, demanding, and interesting. We also want it to be rewarding for everyone who works here by creating a suite of benefits that contribute to lifestyle choices and leisure activities. From dynamic working opportunities, medical cover, and parental leave (six months fully paid maternity leave and enhanced paternity/partner leave), to life assurance and season ticket loans, you can choose from a range of flexible benefits, designed to support your lifestyle and help you achieve a healthy work-life balance.

Training and development

With support from your manager and colleagues, you’ll also have access to a variety of training and development opportunities through The Academy. Covering a range of personal and professional skills, our courses enable you to develop an enjoyable and rewarding career.

Our commitment to inclusion

At Telegraph Media Group, we foster a diverse and inclusive workplace and we are committed to building a team that reflects a wide variety of skills, perspectives and backgrounds. We believe in equality of opportunity and welcome candidates from all backgrounds, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, socio-economic background, religion and/or belief.

We are proud to be a Disability Confident Employer as part of the government’s Disability Confident Scheme. If you are disabled or have a long-term health condition and would like support in applying for any of our roles or if you require any reasonable adjustments in the recruitment process with us, please make us aware.

To find out more about Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging at Telegraph Media Group, and for more information on our purpose, beliefs, and people values, please visit our


The Telegraph is an award-winning, multimedia news brand synonymous with quality, credibility and authority for more than 160 years. 

We are renowned for the analysis, perspective, opinion and insight our journalism provides to a discerning audience. Every day the content we create sets the news agenda, sparking debate and provoking comment.

Our vision, with quality journalism at the heart, is to pioneer new ways to serve 10 million registered users and 1 million subscribers. We’ll achieve this with a constant focus on our journalism, and by using the data and understanding we have of The Telegraph’s audience to successfully grow our revenue streams from subscriptions to advertising, travel, events, and financial services.
We want to capture diversity of thought through our people, create inclusive working environments that allow everyone to be their authentic selves at work while creating a sense of belonging to ensure we have the highest performing teams.

The Telegraph is proud to be a WORK180 endorsed employer for women in 2021.

For more information on our purpose, beliefs and people values, please visit our website. Visit our careers website to learn more about our people and jobs.

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020 7931 2000
111 Buckingham Palace Road

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