Layout Sub-Editor £26k London, SE1

Immediate start. Leading Health, Beauty, & Life Sciences B2B magazine publisher. 

Our Client :

Established for 100 years our client enjoys a very strong and loyal global readership of executives and scientists in the Cosmetics, HealthCare, and Pharmaceuticals industries. 

A busy and varied role in a great team focussed and collaborative environment.

Located in the heart of creative Bermondsey 5 minutes walk from The Shard and London Bridge Station in modern converted warehouse offices.
Working hours are standard office hours – 10am to 6pm.

As Layout Sub-Editor you will work ensure the day to day production of  :

  • 7 print magazines
  • Daily digital newsletters 
  • Digital publications
  • Events and marketing content
  • Client advertising material such as digital advertising banners

Key Responsibilities :

  • Lay-out and sub-edit news & features copy for the magazines using QuarkXpress
  • Source images to support the articles
  • Complete Photoshop tasks e.g. CMYK settings, print quality resolution and cut-outs on images
  • Proof read pages for print & web to prevent the publication of factual or grammatical errors
  • Write headlines, standfirsts and create relevant links to other stories
  • Send the magazine to print, on time, on press day
  • Tag digital stories and upload copy to the websites
  • Use CMS/online software to compile digital products
  • Publish the digital editions of the magazines using YUDU
  • Create and send weekly publication newsletters and client eblasts using dotmailer
  • Sub-edit and publish press releases online
  • Design online client advertising banners using Photoshop
  • Publish client advertising banners ensuring banners populate the websites at all times
  • Create client paid company profiles
  • PDF client artwork ready for print including manipulating supplied artwork using Photoshop
  • Liaise with the media and events sales team regarding client supplied artwork
  • Create and design in-house artwork for events and marketing materials

Technical Skills Required :

  • QuarkXpress
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Digital publishing platforms – ideally YUDU
  • Experience of working with a Online Content Management System (CMS)
  • Familiar with email marketing automation tools – ideally dotmailer

Professional Work Experience Required :

  • Production experience in a magazine publishing environment
  • Demonstrate ability to sub-edit and layout technical & scientific copy creating engaging page furniture for print and digital publications – including ability to write headlines, standfirsts, captions, and summaries 
  • Digital design skills so as to create advertising banners in Photoshop
  • Experienced in sub-editing copy in UK English and ideally some experience of US English
  • Good communication skills including ability to liaise with advertising clients reading art-work

Immediate start.  

(Applicants must have no more than 4 weeks notice.)

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