Senior Sub Editor

We’re LADbible Group: a voice and identity for a community of more than 53 million people. We are a way of life for a generation of fans from all over the world.

LADbible Group builds youth communities across multiple channels including our websites, Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, Twitter, YouTube, AppleTV and our apps. We understand our audience and are on their side. Our community brings people together and we try to use our influence for good.

 

The role: 

As a Senior Sub-Editor for LADbible, the ideal candidate will be responsible for ensuring LADbible’s team of sub-editors and journalists deliver high-quality articles to be posted across LADbible social platforms. The senior sub-editor will be responsible for maintaining LADbible’s tone, attention to detail and safeguarding.

You will be responsible for that all deadlines and quotas are met. You must have experience of working to daily targets, and be ready to write articles as and when required. You will work closely alongside the Social Editor, Editor and Assistant Editor, where you will be expected to deliver original article and feature ideas, as well as meeting KPIs and suggesting follow-up articles. You will also be expected to edit video copy and social wordings. 

 

Key objectives: 

  • Drive the tone of the brand in editorial output.
  • Increase accuracy and credibility
  • Quality control and safeguard
  • Ensure all deadlines and quotas from journalists are met. 
  • Task manage the journalists and sub-editors. 
  • Naturally vocal leadership
  • Pitch original ideas and lateral angles for trending pieces. 

 

Key areas of responsibility: 

 

The right person:

  • NCTJ qualification.
  • A degree in English/Journalism or a related field.
  • A naturally vocal and confident leader.
  • A background in journalism and sub-editing (experience or qualifications).Previous experience within a similar role
  • Target driven, with experience of a fast-paced, high pressure news desk.
  • A high standard of written English.
  • Passionate about LADbible tone.
  • Outstanding proofreading and editing skills.
  • Impeccable research skills.
  • Expertise in legal matters, including copyright, privacy and accessibility online.
  • Knowledge of how to use CMS and Photoshop. 
  • Proven SEO knowledge/experience.

 

 

Company Overview

Founded in 2012, LADbible Group is redefining entertainment and news for a social generation. Our global community engages with our content–spanning editorial, video, documentary and live – billions of times each and every month. Using all major platforms, we’ve rapidly risen to become one of the web’s most prominent social video publishers.

Our brands include LADbible, SPORTbible, Pretty 52, branded content agency Joyride, and licensing arm CONTENTbible. Whether by simply putting a smile on someone’s face with a funny video or by engaging our audience in social issues important to them, we strive to make a positive difference.

Sure, we may be UK based, but we’re powered by a community that spans the planet.

 

 

LADbible Group is an equal opportunities employer. We are determined to create a diverse group at all levels of our company and we welcome all members of the community to apply for openings with us.