Sub editor

We are looking for a talented and versatile sub editor to work full-time in our Hong Kong bureau, reporting to the chief sub editor in our London HQ. This is a key role as it will mean layouts across our magazines, newspapers and books can be subbed while it’s night-time in London, allowing us to maintain a steady and efficient workflow. Writing and commercial experience is also helpful, as you may be called upon to assist our Hong Kong bureau chief with projects when times allows.

Monocle is recognised for its high standards in delivering the written word. As such we are looking for someone who:

· With two to three years’ experience on a subs desk for a national magazine or newspaper, allied to a comprehensive knowledge of InDesign.
· Has a methodical and organised approach, and can work effectively and quickly up against multiple deadlines.
· Can write engaging and informative headlines and standfirsts.
· Has supreme confidence in their grammar and spelling and can pick up house style and tone quickly.
· Can communicate effectively with editors, writers and other production departments.
· Is willing to put in overtime as and when required.

To apply for the role, please email your CV and cover letter – stating your notice period and salary expectations – to chief sub editor Dan Poole.


Dan Poole


Hong Kong


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