Production Editor – 12-month maternity cover contract

  • UK, Haywards Heath

Are you interested in using your editing and production knowledge to support our work of improving lives in developing countries?

Salary: £30,000 – £32,000

Contract: FTC 12 month, maternity leave

We’re looking for an editorial professional to provide maternity cover for our wonderful production editor.

If you’ve got experience subbing and writing, have a good eye for design and a passion for quality, we’d love to hear from you.

This role could suit an experienced sub editor used to working online and in print who is looking for a broader remit. Alternatively you could be a production editor with solid technical know-how, looking to gain experience in the charity sector.

Although acting globally and supporting colleagues around the world, this job is based in Haywards Heath, West Sussex. The offices are close to mainline transport, and we offer a family friendly and inclusive working environment.

If you’re interested in learning more, please download the accompanying Job Description, and supporting documents.

We anticipate interviews to take place week commencing 7 October.

Video: Neil Ayres,Global Head of Online and Design, speaks about the Design team.

Closing Date: 17 September, 2019

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How to apply

To apply for this post by email, please download our application form and equal opportunities form and return as two separate documents to [email protected].

We’re an equal opportunities employer, and we particularly encourage qualified people living with a disability to apply. Find out about our commitment to inclusion.

We will be contacting shortlisted candidates for interview shortly after the closing dates. We regret that in view of the large number of applications we receive, we are unable to respond if you are unsuccessful. We hope you understand the need to concentrate resources towards our work.

Sightsavers is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of adults at risk and children as a priority. This is reflected in our pre-employment checks and requirement to verify and check the identity and references of all applicants.

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