ELLE Wedding, Freelance Chief Sub-Editor - Six-week contract

Location
London (Central), London (Greater) (GB)
Salary
£ DoE
Posted
02 Oct 2014
Closes
02 Nov 2014
Industry
Journalist
Discipline
Sub-Editors
Job Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Freelance Chief Sub-Editor, ELLE Wedding (six-week contract)

ELLE Wedding, the new bridal biannual magazine from the team behind ELLE, is looking for a talented freelance chief sub-editor to produce its second issue.

The ideal candidate will have at least two years’ experience on a newspaper or women's magazine as a chief or deputy chief sub-editor.

As a key senior player, you will oversee the copy and tone of the magazine, possess excellent organisational and diplomatic qualities, and show sound judgement under pressure. You'll also be a constant source of playful, inspirational display copy, and a grammar guru. You must possess the confidence and leadership skills to manage the team efficiently. An interest in fashion and all things ELLE is essential.

This is a brilliant opportunity to be part of an ambitious and ground-breaking team. The position will run from 27 October-5 December 2014.

Required skills:

  • proven subbing track record
  • excellent proof reading skills
  • a innate understanding of tone
  • experience of flatplanning
  • ability to liaise with editorial team and ads regarding flatplans
  • sound legal knowledge

If you think this sounds like you, please email a CV and covering letter to fern.ross@elleuk.com by Friday 3 October, 2014

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