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12.07.2021

Mecca

Chief Subeditor

company: Mecca
job title: Chief Subeditor
location: Richmond
work type: Full-time
level: Mid-level

Role Description

In the brand-new role of Chief Sub-editor at MECCA, you will be working across all customer touchpoints of MECCA, ensuring our brand voice is consistent and that we are sharing our brand, customer and teams’ stories in a clear, compelling way. Our customers will read your every word as you sub edit everything from store signage to digital. You will be integral in workflow through editorial, campaign and service projects in content.

We’re looking for someone who is detail oriented and wants to get the best from words. You love editing long copy, and you’re exceptional at writing short headlines. Along with your passion for words and grammar, you thrive in a fast-paced, creative and entrepreneurial environment.

Key Responsibilities

  • Subbing, proofreading and fact-checking all copy: store signage, website, weekly emails, videos and apps.
  • Editing copy to fit to space as well as for clarity and relevancy.
  • Improving on-site editorial stories with tagging, alt text and metadata.
  • Writing clever, commercial, clear and concise subject lines for all media channels.
  • Checking on staging to daily and weekly deadlines.
  • Managing copy approval within Content team and broader stakeholders.
  • Leading and project manage the CMS and DAM system implementation in collaboration with Marketing Process and Operations team.
  • Liaising with Compliance and Legal teams to ensure correct and accurate copy.

 

KEY SKILLS

  • Extensive experience (7+ years) in a sub-editing role
  • Tertiary qualifications in Arts/Liberal studies, Marketing, Media, Communications or a similar discipline
  • Prior leadership experience
  • Outstanding organisational and planning skills with the ability to multitask effectively, manage timelines and meet deadlines
  • Ability to partner with and manage cross-functional stakeholders
  • Strong attention to detail and tactical execution with a resourceful, can-do attitude
  • An understanding of digital retail, digital content, beauty, fashion and trends
  • A passion for words and grammar
  • Ability to think on your feet and to project manage other teams to ensure workflow is consistent
  • Technically fluent with a quick-to-learn attitude for new IT systems
  • Experience in CMS and DAM systems will be beneficial
  • Skilled in writing web-friendly copy using best-practice SEO principals

 

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