SUB-EDITOR – ONLINE & PRINT

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Whitespace Publishing Group has an opening for a sub-editor to work in-house as part of a busy editorial team. The key skills required are: Solid production, copy-editing and proofreading skills, with at least two years’ subbing/layout experience A keen eye for detail and mastery of English grammar and punctuation Strong project management skills and proven […]

Whitespace Publishing Group has an opening for a sub-editor to work in-house as part of a busy editorial team. The key skills required are:

  • Solid production, copy-editing and proofreading skills, with at least two years’ subbing/layout experience
  • A keen eye for detail and mastery of English grammar and punctuation
  • Strong project management skills and proven ability to manage several projects at once
  • The ability to work well as part of a team, with editors, designers and salespeople
  • A good knowledge of/interest in technology, business and current affairs
  • Computer skills: Adobe InDesign, Quark XPress, Microsoft Word, Adobe Photoshop
  • Fully web literate with the ability to adapt to new technologies as they emerge
  • Experience of adapting content for an online audience
  • Experience using web-content applications, content management systems, picture editing, picture management
  • Applicants must be able to work under pressure and to deadlines. Due to the nature of the job, some flexibility in working hours will be required
  • A formal qualification in journalism is desirable but not essential. A proven track record in publishing will be equally valued.

Please email CV to John Kennedy with ‘Application for role of sub-editor’ in the subject or post to:

John Kennedy

Whitespace Publishing Group

Top Floor, Block 43B, Yeats Way

Park West Business Park

Nangor Road, Dublin 12.

Closing date for applications: Wednesday, 18 August 2010

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