Metro: sports sub-editor
As a sports sub-editor working on the sports desk during the Olympics and Paralympics, you will be expected to sub copy for the newspaper both in our coverage of London 2012 and also across other sports. You may also be subbing content for our Tablet editions.
Metro is the UK’s leading urban media brand, experienced across print, mobile, web, social and events. 1.4 million copies of the newspaper are picked up between 6 and 10am every weekday morning across 50 UK cities. Read by 3.6 million readers, it is the No1 choice for urbanites; 18-44 year old, professional workers in urban areas.
Metro.co.uk complements the newspaper, with over 8.5 million unique users per month. It delivers the latest news and sport, showbiz gossip, entertainment round ups, tech and gadget news, video content and much more to its urbanite audience. Metro’s mobile internet traffic is currently at 1.5 million unique visitors per month and its mobile apps, including the recently launched Tablet Edition and Metro Online, have combined downloads of 670,000.
Deliverables (factors which can be used to measure success):
Production of copy on time and to deadline
Grammatically accurate stories
Conscientious and a high level of attention to detail
As well as 25 days holiday each year rising by a day at the start of each holiday year up to a maximum of 30, we also offer you your birthday day off
A volunteering day
Weekly fruit baskets
Free on-site gym
Private healthcare after two years
Access to A&N rewards which has a range of brands offering discounts both instore and online
Personal Profile: You will enjoy working within a busy news environment. You will have an interest in sports writing.
Past Experience: Experience of working for a daily newspaper on its sports section
Previous use of InCopy an advantage. Previous use of InDesign helpful but not essential
Confident of subbing down wire copy and working against tight deadlines.
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UPCOMING SJA EVENTS
Tue July 24: Olympic media service and reception, St Bride’s Church. For more details click here.
Thu Dec 6: 2012 SJA British Sports Awards. An Olympic year extravaganza. Note the date in your diary now. Details to be announced soon.
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