Sub-Editor / Copy-Editor

Atwood Tate
  • Location
    London, United Kingdom
  • Sector
  • Experience
    Mid Career
  • Posted
    May 31

Position description

We are looking for an experienced Sub-Editor for our client, an independent financial research network based in central London. This is an exciting time to join an expanding company striving to maintain a start-up atmosphere where creative ideas are encouraged. 

Key duties:

  • Write, rewrite, edit and proofread texts, headlines, captions and summaries
  • Rewrite material to improve flow, adhere to house style and correct length
  • Work to a page plan to ensure correct layout
  • Liaise with authors regarding changes in content and style
  • Fact check and ensure there is no compromise on legality
  • Page design lay out and image editing using Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign and Photoshop)
  • Prepare and send print ready files to the printers
  • Adapt all these skills for the Company website including creating interactive pdfs for online distribution


  • Solid experience as a sub-editor in a print and digital B2B / professional publication
  • Proven technical and computer skills including Microsoft Office and Adobe CS essential
  • Excellent standard of grammar and spelling, ability to integrate house style guide and outstanding communication skills
  • Excellent administrative, time-management and organisational skills with meticulous attention to detail 
  • An interest, professional and/or academic background in, and understanding of, finance, economics, politics and international affairs
  • Educated to degree level or equivalent (ideally in English, political science, politics, economics, international relations, journalism or a related subject)
  • NCTJ qualifications or equivalent in design, proofreading or subbing helpful

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