Senior Sub Editor

Time Inc., London, United Kingdom

One of the largest branded media companies in the world

Time Inc UK is a leading content company that engages millions of consumers every month through our portfolio of premium brands across platforms. By combining our distinctive content with our proprietary data and people-based targeting, we offer highly differentiated end-to-end solutions to marketers across the multimedia landscape. We have 60+ influential brands including Time, Fortune, InStyle, NME and Country Life.  


  • Working with the Deputy Chief Sub and Chief Subs to deliver subbed content across multiple brands for print, digital platforms and brands extensions
  • Working with the Deputy Chief Sub to provide timely and quality services to the multiple brands across print and digital
  • Subs, fact checks and rewrites copy across all brands and platforms
  • Understands the brand values and strategy as defined by the Brand Group and their senior editorial team
  • Follows best practice in Editorial Transformation software

Key responsibilities: 

  • Works with the Deputy Chief Sub and Chief Subs to deliver against targets.
  • Agrees and owns personal targets with Deputy Chief Sub and Chief Subs.
  • Prioritises work in order to meet brand requirements.
  • Responsible for each subbing task from its defined start to its defined finish including:
    • Fitting copy and rewrites as necessary
    • Maintaining house style
    • Researching/checking accuracy and legality
    • Generating content as and when requires
    • Liaising with other departments
    • Taking in proof and other corrections as necessary
    • Ensuring layout is ready to art final
  • Engenders a collaborative working environment between the team, brands and internal departments
  • Is proactive in solving problems or facilitating the solving of problems with brand content, be they short term (problem with specific piece of content) or longer term (recurring problem with content)
  • Is aware of the ‘bigger picture’ outside of individual subbing tasks, including overall strategy and brand values
  • Participates in process of ongoing performance improvement

 You should have:  

  • Good communication skills
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively
  • Good attention to detail
  • Excellent subbing and writing skills
  • Knowledge of print and digital production process
  • Understanding of brand values and voice
  • Knowledge of potential legal issues facing brands



About Time Inc.

Time Inc. is the trusted voice of the human story. Through our 100 news and culture brands, consumers & marketers can leverage the power of Time Inc.’s stories every day, every hour, on every platform, from every angle, at the best possible moment. 

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