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Job at Borderlex: Production manager – SEO-aware subeditor

Borderlex.eu 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 editor@borderlex.eu

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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