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Senior Sub Editor

  • Location: Manchester
  • Salary: Salary dependent on experience
  • Contract hours: FullTime

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Were LADbible Group: a voice and identity for a community of more than 120 million people. We are a way of life for a generation of fans from all over the world.
LADbible Group builds youth communities across multiple channels including our websites, Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, Twitter, YouTube, and our apps. We understand our audience and are on their side. Our community brings people together and we try to use our influence for good.
The role:
As a Senior Sub-Editor for LADbible, the ideal candidate will be responsible for ensuring LADbibles team of sub-editors and journalists deliver high-quality articles to be posted across LADbible social platforms. The senior sub-editor will be responsible for maintaining LADbibles tone, attention to detail and safeguarding.
You will be responsible for that all deadlines and quotas are met. You must have experience of working to daily targets, and be ready to write articles as and when required. You will work closely alongside the Social Editor, Editor and Assistant Editor, where you will be expected to deliver original article and feature ideas, as well as meeting KPIs and suggesting follow-up articles. You will also be expected to edit video copy and social wordings.
Key objectives:Drive the tone of the brand in editorial output.Increase accuracy and credibilityQuality control and safeguardEnsure all deadlines and quotas from journalists are met.Task manage the journalists and sub-editors.Naturally vocal leadershipPitch original ideas and lateral angles for trending pieces.

Key areas of responsibility: Driving forward LADbibles unique tone.Task managing a team of sub-editors and journalists.Confidently work with social to determine the daily news agenda.Target driven.

The right person:NCTJ qualification.A degree in English/Journalism or a related field.A naturally vocal and confident leader.A background in journalism and sub-editing (experience or qualifications).Previous experience within a similar role.Target driven, with experience of a fast-paced, high pressure news desk.A high standard of written English.Passionate about LADbible tone.Outstanding proofreading and editing skills.Impeccable research skills.Expertise in legal matters, including copyright, privacy and accessibility online.Knowledge of how to use CMS and Photoshop.Proven SEO knowledge/experience.
Company Overview
LADbible Group is redefining entertainment and news for a social generation. Our global community engages with our contentspanning editorial, video, documentary and live billions of times each and every month. Using all major platforms, weve rapidly risen to become one of the webs most prominent social video publishers. Our brands include LADbible, SPORTbible, Pretty 52, UNILAD, UNILAD Sound and UNILAD Tech. Whether by putting a smile on someones face with a funny video or by engaging our audience in social issues important to them, we strive to make a positive difference.
Sure, we may be UK based, but were powered by a community that spans the planet.
LADbible Group is an equal opportunities employer. We are determined to create a diverse group at all levels of our company and we welcome all members of the community to apply for openings with us.

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