The Pharma Letter, Sub-Editor

Putney office (South West London).
to £25,000 + benefits, depending on experience
18 Apr 2013
18 May 2013
Job Type
Full Time


The Pharma Letter, a leader in the provision of up-to-date news, business intelligence, comment and analysis for the global pharmaceutical, biotechnology and generics industry, is seeking a sub-editor to work from its Putney office (South West London).
Applicants must have a reasonable knowledge of the Pharma and Biotech industry, and an appetite to learn a lot more. Proven writing and web / social media skills are necessary, as the post will include updating the publication’s web site and social media presence in addition to writing articles and editing stories submitted by overseas correspondents.

Other requirements;
• UK resident living in London, or within easy reach
• Degree educated, or equivalent work experience
• Commercial journalism experience and first class writing skills
• Perfect written and spoken English
• Excellent news, web and social media skills
• Able to work under pressure, accurately and to a deadline
• Ability to be part of a physical / remote working team
Skills in brief; subbing, editing, proof-reading, writing, interviewing, attending press conferences, managing social media channels, working with web content curation, analysis and broadcast tools.
How to apply?

Please send a CV to with a covering letter giving an overview of your credentials. Please include the job reference TPL sub editor in the email subject line. There is no closing date for the role, we will respond to successful applicants when they apply and remove the adverts when the role is filled.

The Pharma Letter is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all backgrounds regardless of race, colour, religion, sex, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or any other classification protected by law.

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