Copy Editor, The Straits Times

Singapore Press Holdings Limited

Job Description

Do you eat, sleep and breathe news? Do you want to work in a media organisation that is dynamic, innovative and influential? Join the editorial team of The Straits Times, where we develop talent to fulfill a simple promise to our customers, which is to deliver content that matters, anytime, anywhere.

The Straits Times is looking for experience journalists and editors to join as Copy Editors who will add value to the new stories by rewriting news and feature stories on deadline, adding an unmistakable shine to the copy. You will take a good story and make it terrific. You do not tolerate jargon and believe that nothing serves readers better than plain, clear English.

             

Job responsibilities

 

           

As a Copy Editor, you are responsible for reviewing content to spot errors for punctuation, usage and syntax; creating and/or updating in-house style rules; fine-tuning structure, tone and voice; and ensuring clarity, coherence and logical flow and consistency so that the essence of the story shines through.

 

           
 

Job Requirements

             
  • You should be an experienced professional with minimum 5 years experience in writing, editing and copy editing with renowned media.
  • You should have passion for news and an awareness of current affairs.
  • As a self-motivated individual you should be able to deliver the edited work within tight deadlines
  • If you enjoy peace and quiet of the wee hours to give your best at work, then you may enjoy the working hours of 2 pm - 11 pm on most days. 

 

Excited about the role? Please write to us with your updated CV and past editorial portfolio for a review.

  • Permanent / Full Time
Singapore Press Holdings Limited
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