Editorial Designer


  • Full Time
  • London

The Jewish Weekly

Newspaper

Editorial designer
THE JEWISH WEEKLY LTD – London NW11
£30,000 a year
The Jewish Weekly – Editorial Designer
The Role
To assist the business as an editorial designer, producing the newspaper in it’s entirety.
The role also encompasses other duties within the department including social media management and website upkeep. At The Jewish Weekly, we produce a good quality Newspaper each week, so it’s vital that the candidate be confident and very fast and accurate with an impeccable attention to detail. They must be organised; willing to work as part of a small but dedicated team; and ready to bring fresh ideas.
They must be able to cope under intense pressure, and willing to change things around at the Directors requests.
Competencies
An excellent understanding of the Adobe Creative Suite is essential, as well as great time management. The candidate must have at least 1 year experience working with InDesign, and must have worked for at least 1 year as an editorial designer at a newspaper or a magazine.
Senior editorial design background is a bonus, but not essential.
Must be fluent on PC.
Responsibilities
Design the Newspaper using some pre-defined templates and your own intuition and skill.
Liaise with directors, sales teams and editorial teams to produce both news and feature pages.
Edit photos to a high standard ensuring they are lighted well and print ready.
Export and upload the paper each week to the given standard on deadline day.
Assist sales teams & produce some adverts.
The hours are Monday,Tuesday and Thursday 9am-5pm, Wednesday 9am until the newspaper is sent off to print, usually around 10pm, but sometimes later depending on the week, and Friday 10-2pm.
Due to Jewish holidays, there are several weeks of the year that we don’t print, and this is reflected in the package.
Candidates are needed for an immediate start in the first week of May 2018, so ideally must be ready for immediate interviews and training in the next week if selected.
Due to the amount of expected interest in the role, if you do not hear back within 2 weeks, please assume the position is filled, as it is an extrmelly busy office and we may only be able to respond to certain candidates.
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: £30,000.00 /year
Experience:
newspaper / magazine editorial layout: 1 year (Required)
Education:
Bachelor’s (Preferred)

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