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Hiring junior English-language copyeditors (Berlin)

Oxford Business Group, an international publisher of research and intelligence on emerging markets, is looking for junior, full-time, freelance 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 from the deputy chief sub-editor or chief sub-editor; 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.

Key responsibilities:

•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.

Preferred qualifications:

Native or fluent English 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 Barbara Isenberg, Managing Editor, at Protected content . Please be advised you may be asked to complete a sub-editing test as part of the application process.

For more information about Oxford Business Group, please visit Protected content .

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