Sub-Editor/Writer for Article 10

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  • London  
    perm  
    Dependant on Experience  
  • Company
    Article 10  
    Start date
    ASAP  
    Duration
    n/a  
  • Closing date
    12 April 2017  
    Posted on
    14 March 2017  

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.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

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 PERSON:

  • 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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