Digital sub editor

Monocle is seeking an experienced and talented digital sub editor to work at our London headquarters in Marylebone. This is a key position in a busy office for an international publication recognised for high standards in delivering the written word.

The role entails sub-editing stories for Monocle’s email newsletters, including The Monocle Minute and The Monocle Weekend Edition. You will also be responsible for updating and maintaining the newly launched Monocle Digital Editions, the online version of the magazine that features exclusive travel guides.

In addition, the successful applicant will work on layouts for the magazine and descriptions for radio programmes on Monocle 24.

We are looking for someone who:

  • Has one to three years’ experience in a digital subbing role for a national newspaper or magazine.
  • Is comfortable using a content management system and has a working knowledge of InDesign.
  • Has a methodical and organised approach and can work quickly and accurately when faced with multiple deadlines.
  • Can write snappy headlines and engaging standfirsts.
  • Has supreme confidence in their grammar, spelling and fact-checking.
  • Can pick up house style and tone quickly.
  • Can communicate effectively and confidently with section editors, writers and other production departments, verbally and via email.

The position is available for an immediate start at Monocle’s offices in Marylebone, London. Please be advised that the hours for this role are 09.30 to 18.30 from Tuesday to Saturday. Salary is dependent on experience.

To apply, please send your CV and brief cover letter outlining your suitability, stating your notice period and confirming your salary expectations to Lewis Huxley at


Lewis Huxley




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