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18 Jan 2024

Contract Subeditor – Posted by remotejobsninja London, England, United Kingdom

Job Description

Sifted is the leading media brand for the European startup community, backed by the Financial Times. Our super friendly team of journalists is looking for a digital-first freelance subeditor to cover shifts when our staff subeditor is away.

Candidates will be responsible for subediting a wide range of content for Sifted, from news, features and sponsored content to marketing copy and newsletters.

Day rate — £180

What You’ll Be Doing

  • Publishing content on;
  • Subediting articles, newsletters, briefings, marketing copy;
  • Ensuring all content is free from factual errors, and spelling and grammar are impeccable;
  • Making necessary checks and changes to articles to ensure that all output fits brand, legal and SEO standards

You Will Have

  • Impeccable attention to detail and a high standard of written English, keeping to house style at all times;
  • 2 years+ of demonstrable subediting experience;
  • Familiarity with online content management systems (we use WordPress) and a good understanding of the basics of digital publishing;
  • Good understanding of media law;
  • An understanding of SEO best-practice for publishing online content;
  • A knack for writing eye-catching headlines;
  • The ability to quickly and accurately sub a wide array of copy.

Interested? Please send a copy of your CV and a short bio outlining your relevant experience to Sifted’s digital editor, Tom Nugent (

Job Categories: Remote Editing Jobs. Job Types: Contract.

Job expires in 11 days.

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