Sub-Editor/Writer for Article 10This job listing has expired
THE ROLE: Based in our London office near Old Street, your primary role will be proofing, editing and fact checking copy, written by our in-house team and clients, as part of creative projects or for internal and external communications. You will also be required to assist our existing copywriting team with a range of tasks, including research, content creation, social media and other copy-oriented jobs.
This role would be ideal for someone already working as a sub-editor with an interest/experience in copywriting, a recent English Language graduate or an editorial assistant with stellar subbing skills looking to take the next step in their career.
Sub-editing across a variety of media formats:
- Ensuring all content produced by Article 10 is proofed to the highest possible standard, including checks for grammatical and factual errors and inconsistency.
- Editing text to fit design layout and defined word counts.
- Ensuring documents and designed content are finished to the highest quality, working closely with copywriting and design teams.
- Proofing and polishing internally-produced materials for competitive tenders, pitches, internal and external communications and other administrative documents.
Research and copywriting:
- Researching topics, products and events in order to provide creative input to pitches and copywriting projects where required.
- Copywriting for smaller projects and internal communications during busy periods.
Internal projects and social media:
- Aiding in the creation of engaging content for Article 10’s website and social media presence.
DESIRED KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE:
- A degree in a relevant field such as English, Journalism or Marketing.
- 2-3 years’ in a sub-editing or editorial role.
- Proven experience sub-editing across a range of deliverables and formats.
- An understanding of legal and libel laws and guidelines.
- Experience covering technology brands and/or information security topics would be a bonus but are not a requirement.
- The guy or girl everybody turns to with a question regarding spelling or grammar.
- A quick learner.
- A true nerd when it comes to attention to detail and accuracy.
- Comfortable working in a bustling, high-energy environment.
- Interested in copywriting and confident writing content from scratch.
- Someone who appreciates and hits hard deadlines.
- Able to adapt, iterate and deliver quickly across multiple projects.
- A strong communicator on paper and in person.
- Capable of sub-editing across a range of styles, formats and industries.
- Happy to take constructive criticism on the chin and have another bash.
- A versatile owner and user of initiative.
Article 10 offers a professional, friendly and supportive environment within an open plan office. This is a challenging position that surprises, delights, frustrates and rewards (often in equal measure) and would suit a current sub-editor, recent graduate or editorial assistant with exemplary attention to detail looking to become a key asset within an energetic and fast growing agency.
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