gal-dem, London, United Kingdom Deadline: 12 January 2020
Gal-dem is looking for a knowledgeable and well-organised chief sub editor to join the team.
As a Chief Sub-Editor you are developing gal-dem’s style guide, supporting gal-dem’s editorial and ensuring that copy across the is grammatically and factually correct and written in a gal-dem tone of voice.
Gal-dem is looking for someone who has a clear knowledge of culture, arts and politics and shares gal-dem’s mission. They should understand the lived experiences of women and non-binary people of colour and have an instinct for strong headlines, standfirsts, captions and proof reading.
Applicants must be able to work at speed and should have at least two years of relevant experience working within the journalism industry, have a good understanding of media law and should be comfortable taking a subbing test. They must be comfortable working with Google Docs and InDesign.
Writing, editing and proofreading text
Making sure that gal-dem’s style is adhered to
Writing headlines, picture captions and story summaries
Editing reports, press releases and social media copy
Liaising with gal-dem’s journalists, reporters and editors
Verifying information and story details
Ensuring that stories are the right length and correctly placed on pages
Sizing photographs and placing them within features
Making sure that stories are accurate and do not compromise legality
24k-26k per annum dependent upon experience.
HOW TO APPLY:
Please send your CV, cover letter and a video (max 60 seconds introducing yourself) by12pm on Sunday 12th of January to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Use the subject header: Chief sub-editor.
The second round of the application process will take place at the gal-dem offices on the 20th and 21st of January in East London.