Project editor2018-09-10T16:54:31+00:00

Project editor

Salary: 25-28k
Start date: ASAP
Deadline for applications: 10 October 2018
Contact: Via email only:
Please note: Only successful candidates will be contacted.

Project editor with subbing background sought by APL Media Limited to join our friendly Kentish Town based team, overseeing our Newspaper Content.

The role
Superhero aka good all-rounder who is not afraid of trying new things, APL Media’s project editor should have great creative ideas and a solid subbing background, while being able to manage a project from start to finish. Experienced at working with writers, clients and sales teams, you will be able to confidently manage a schedule and your project team; be the conduit between the different departments – from sales, to editorial and production; and ensure successful project delivery.

The role entails working on a series of targeted Newspaper titles, from health to education, travel to homes, offline and online with original copy prior to layout and then on page in InDesign (on a Mac). Managing, commissioning, flatplanning, writing, editing, fact-checking and proofing skills should all be part of your skill base. People management is essential. You may also be expected to work and develop other projects as required.

The basics

  • Oversee and contribute to the development of our Newspaper Content, including commissioning and editing.
  • Line managing and supporting sub editors where required.
  • Work closely with writers and team members to ensure all materials created adhere to the project brief and high company standards and style guidelines.
  • Good people skills essential, particularly with the sales team and clients.
  • Serve as liaison between the in-house client service, writing and print departments.
  • Ensuring high quality standards across a broad range of print and online products
  • Proficient on a Mac and using Creative Suite (InDesign) and MS Office

What else?
If you are interested in this position, please send a copy of your CV with a cover letter stating what makes you a suitable candidate for this position.

About us
APL Media Limited is a medium sized company of over 70+ people – based in Kentish Town, London. Over the past 20 years we have focused on travel and lifestyle content for the consumer and trade and have built a friendly, loyal and experienced team.

Our titles
Trade: Postcards, Travel Trends.
Consumer: National Geographic Traveller (UK edition), National Geographic Traveller – The Collection, National Geographic Traveller Food and Newspaper Inserts.