HPCi Media - Layout Sub-Editor (London) - £27-£30k (DOE)

HPCi Media one of the UK's leading B2B magazine publishers in the Life Science and Personal Care sectors has an opportunity within its busy Production hub for a Layout Sub-Editor

Salary: £27,000 - £30,000 DOE

Close date for applications: 18 August 2023

The role is mostly focused on the end to end management of our portfolio of life science publications which are globally recognised by scientists and professionals working in the healthcare and nutraceutical industries; Manufacturing Chemist, Cleanroom Technology, Nutraceutical Business Review and Building Better Healthcare.  Working in the production hub you will be responsible for the end to end management of the science titles which includes adding creative flair to the layouts as well as liaising with sales and editorial to sign-off magazine pages. You will play a fundamental role in the subbing and production process of all pages of these titles, from copy stage through to sending pages to press.

Additional duties include the undertaking of daily production tasks including online news publishing, maintaining and delivery of Company Profiles, and also completing client email campaigns.
Main Responsibilities:

  • Laying out pages across news and features
  • PDFing the magazines ready for print
  • Liaising with sales, editorial and marketing to ensure the accurate completion of publications and delivery of advertising
  • Working on special projects and supplements
  • Processing client press releases and publishing online
  • The creation and cultivation of digital Company Profiles
  • Delivery of client email campaigns

Desired candidate profile:

  • A natural eye for creativity, keen eye for detail, great initiative, with a positive can-do attitude
  • The ability to lay out pages working with templates, pictures and copy to create effective designs
  • The ability to work quickly, and accurately to tight deadlines
  • Knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, QuarkXPress and Illustrator is attractive, but not essential
  • Subbing skills - knowing how to improve press releases into attractive compelling content
  • At least 12 months experience in a newsroom or publishing environment
  • Exposure to Digital Production
  • Passion for teamwork and collaboration

Job benefits:

  • 25 days’ holiday plus 8 Bank Holidays  per year
  • Hybrid working model (London Bridge office)
  • Access to occupational healthcare support
  • Pension scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Socials

Please send a CV and covering letter saying why you'll be suitable for the role to Ross Murdoch (rossm@hpcimedia.com) with the reference 'LAYOUT SUB-EDITOR VACANCY'.

Salary: £27,000 - £30,000 DOE

Close date for applications: 18 August 2023


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