Hiring English-language editors (Berlin)
Oxford Business Group, an international publisher of research and intelligence on emerging markets, is looking for junior English-language sub-editors for its Charlottenburg editorial office. Join a dynamic team of researchers and editors engaged with the latest information about the world’s fastest-growing markets.
Junior Sub-Editor job overview:
Fact-checks and sub-edits articles, interviews, viewpoints and chapters for annual Reports; implements proofing changes; amends/revises copy according to comments and changes from external readers; writes photo captions, headlines and sub-heads for copy; works with the design team to choose photos and create infographics. Work is done largely Monday through Friday during the day.
•Edit text to ensure it is well written and logically structured;
•Correct grammar, spelling and punctuation mistakes;
•Ensure copy adheres to Oxford Business Group house style;
•Check facts and raise any queries directly with the analyst;
•Reword and rewrite copy where necessary;
•Ensure photographs are correctly captioned;
•Write headlines, sub-heads and summary paragraphs for copy; and
•Flag any potential holes in coverage with deputy chief sub-editor or chief sub-editor.
Native or fluent English-speaking/reading/writing skills required. Bachelor’s degree; minimum one year sub-editing or proofreading experience. Experience in economics, banking and financial journalism is preferred. Working knowledge of French and/or Spanish is a plus; knowledge of German is not required.
How to apply:
To apply, send a letter of interest and CV to Protected content . Please be advised you may be asked to complete a sub-editing test as part of the application process.
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