The Independent Job Circular

The Independent is looking for full-time sub-editors for its business, sports and entertainment desks.

Jot Title: Sub-Editors

Do you have sharp eyes for details? Are you able to put a news story together with speed and style? Do you have the passion for journalism?


  • editing copy and rewriting material so that it flows or reads better and adheres to the house style
  • ensuring that a story fits a particular word count by cutting or expanding material as necessary
  • writing headlines that capture the essence of the story
  • checking facts and stories to ensure they are accurate
  • laying out page and playing a part in page design

Only experienced candidates can apply

Please send your CM to

NB: The position must be clearly mentioned on the email subject line

Application deadline: 23 March 2017

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