Description: Sub editor
Mawsonia Ltd, a UK-based media company, currently runs three trade papers and a number of supplements and special reports. The sub editor is expected to check primarily news for all three, Global University Venturing (GUV), Global Government Venturing (GGV) and Global Corporate Venturing’s (GCV) as decided by the position’s line manager, Keith Baldock, head of production. About half the time is expected to be focused on GCV initially with the other half working with on GUV and GGV. The position will also require layout work for magazines and supplements.
The role requires excellent accuracy and ability to work with a small team to check and improve copy.
Skills and Experience
Strong candidates will have:
Worked in a similar sub-editing role, preferably business-to-business but also B2C, which might include news and/or features.
Editing experience important
Strong layout skills.
A good understanding of how to work with multiple journalists, editors and production across multiple titles in a larger publishing company.
Mawsonia is a young entrepreneurial company with mostly remote-working staff so the successful candidate will be comfortable with that environment. She/he will become a sub editor and production specialist across the venture ecosystem and have the potential to be promoted if and as positions are created or become available.
This is an excellent opportunity for someone who wants to be a key person in a small company, to showcase their qualities and to help grow the company.