Weekend Freelance Sub-Editor



Freelance (Project/Fixed)



Sep 7

MailOnline is seeking sub-editors for its Snapchat Discover team’s weekend shifts.

The role will suit skilled and creative journalists with a flair for writing, an eye for detail, and a passion for accuracy.

Successful candidates will have previous experience in proofreading, copywriting, and sub-editing.

The work blends traditional journalism skills with innovative digital media and graphic design - reaching an international audience of millions every day.


  1. Uploading copy, pictures, and videos to Snapchat Discover;
  2. Rewriting, fact-checking, and correcting copy to a high standard;
  3. Writing headlines, picture captions, and video captions;
  4. Working to a strict daily deadline;
  5. Liaising with sub-editors and graphic designers.


  1. Professional experience in journalism, especially sub-editing and headline writing;
  2. Excellent grammar and spelling skills;
  3. Flexibility with working patterns;
  4. Ability to work with a team and keep a cool head under pressure.

The above list is not exhaustive and constantly evolving, based on the needs of the business. Out-of-hours availability and a high level of adaptability are essential.

Please apply by sending an up-to-date CV, a note about yourself and why you’d be perfect for the team.

Any applications received without a CV will not be considered.

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