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Job at Borderlex: Production manager – SEO-aware subeditor is a specialist publication focusing on international trade policy.

We are looking for a native English language proof reader, subeditor and SEO writer.

The chosen candidate would help with running our editorial backoffice on WordPress.

Main tasks:

  • Edit ca. two articles of ca 700-1300 words per day
  • Upload on our wordpress website
  • Create suitable titles and subtitles
  • Find and upload appropriate news and stockshot pictures for articles
  • Write SEO title, and SEO summaries
  • Categorise articles, tags
  • Send out e-mail alerts to our readers once article read
  • Regularly amend and update our style guide
  • Generally make us better than we are on proofreading, style and impact on the web and social media

Our audience is B2B: government, law, and business. We are a niche no-nonsense high-quality and high-impact publication.

We require availability from ca 17.00 to 20.00 GMT or 18.00-21.00 CET Tuesday to Thursday. We also publish in the mornings on Monday (ca 9 am) and mid day on Fridays.

Time commitment ca 8-10 hours of work per week.

Turnaround time for articles maximum 1 hour

Our preferred candidate would be:

  • of course perfect at English, proofreading, attentive to detail
  • fluent in wordpress, SEO & online marketing impact-aware
  • pro-active and ready to improve our track record so far
  • experience with regulatory or economics publications
  • ideally knowledge or meaningful exposure to international trade policy – be switched on to global international economic affairs
  • knowledge of how the European Union works
  • have an eye for the hidden gems in a filing
  • ideally located in Europe and working with British English

Social media skills (Twitter etc) a plus – this could lead to a bigger more lucrative contract.

Payment is per hour. Rate depending on experience and final agreed job package.

We are a growing publication and like to build long term relationships for the future.

Send CV and motivation letter to

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Selected candidates will be asked to take a one-hour test before taking an interview.

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