Copy Editor - Mashable UK

Editorial London, United Kingdom


Position at Mashable

Ziff Davis is seeking a copy editor to join a growing team of creative storytellers to help to deliver both organic and commercial content for Mashable’s UK team.

Based in the London office, the position is one of quality control, requiring you to copy edit both organic and commerce-based articles on subjects from science and technology to entertainment, social good, and digital culture.

We’re looking for someone who can read articles critically, make edits consistent with Mashable’s tone, accuracy, and brevity, and spot spelling, punctuation, grammar, and syntax mistakes. This person will also write headlines for onsite and social media.

The Day to Day:

  • Copy edit and publish organic and commercial content in content-management systems.
  • Write headlines and social media copy. 

Must Haves:

  • At least two years of experience as a copy editor.
  • An understanding of Mashable’s tone and style.
  • A strong interest in technology, science, digital culture, social good, and entertainment.
  • A fast worker with extreme attention to detail.
  • Ability to turn over clean, concise copy on extremely tight deadlines.
  • Sound editorial judgment including a deep knowledge of media ethics.
  • A positive attitude that’s solution-oriented and unafraid to ask questions.
  • Interest & knowledge of tech & digital lifestyle space.
  • The ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
  • The right to work in the UK