Media job: Senior sub-editor, Evening Express

CLOSING DATE: March 18, 2018

THE Evening Express is looking for a talented production journalist with the ambition to become a senior sub-editor.

We want a senior journalist with a talent for page design, the ability to produce eye-catching front pages and the drive to help lead a team to greater success.

With two editions each day, the successful candidate should demonstrate an ability to meet tight deadlines and have daily newspaper experience.

The role:

  • To support the head of Production and deputy head of Production in their key duties;
  • To deputise for the head of Production, deputy head of Production and assistant head of Production when required;
  • To assist in ensuring templates are up to date and used effectively and efficiently;
  • To ensure quality standards and production benchmarks are monitored; and
  • To liaise with relevant Editors/desk heads in relation to the delivery of copy and liaise with other departments as appropriate.

Skills and experience:

  • Competent in page layout and image software;
  • Competent in processing stories;
  • Excellent oral/written communication, interpersonal and IT skills;
  • Competent knowledge of IPSO and the law;
  • Meticulous attention to detail;
  • Worked in a similar role before; and
  • Relevant degree qualification (desirable).

To apply for this role, please follow our online application process and submit a CV and cover letter.

This is a full-time position, working from our Aberdeen office.  We offer a generous package including 34 days holiday, health cash plan, gym discount, childcare vouchers, excellent pension, a competitive salary, and many more staff discounts and benefits.

Closing date for applications is Sunday 18th March 2018.

To apply, click here.