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Work type: permanent part time
Location: Sydney
Categories: Publishing/ Editorial


Sub-editor @ marie claire


Are Media is the home of Australian magazines. Our extensive portfolio includes some of the country’s longest-running and most-loved brands, and boasts magazines, websites, videos, social, review sites, podcasts and experiences. They include Australian Women’s Weekly, Marie Claire, Gourmet Traveller, House & Garden, New Idea, Wheels and many more.


About the role


Here's a fantastic opportunity to join the team of Australia’s leading fashion magazine, marie claire. We are looking for a sub-editor to work with our copy director to ensure marie claire maintains its renowned high standards for accuracy and integrity, through detailed fact-checking, meticulous copy editing and adding polish and shine to all stories in the magazine.  


This is a rare and tailor-made opportunity for a sub-editor with broad passions to work on a title that combines gritty journalism with high-gloss glamour. It’s a chance to flex your fine-tuned editing and finesse on a magazine known as much for its hard-hitting news stories and campaigns as for its fashion, beauty and lifestyle content.


This role will suit an experienced sub-editor, who has high attention to detail, is well-organised and a stickler for deadlines, has a strong appetite for news and pop culture and is passionate about the marie claire philosophy of women’s empowerment, fashion, beauty and lifestyle.


Please note this is a part-time role for three days a week based in our Sydney office.




  • Sub-edit raw copy, second subs and final reads in line with the magazine style

  • Rewrite, copy-edit and check articles for grammatical and spelling errors

  • Ensure fact-checking is thorough and accurate, and style guides are followed

  • Liaise with internal/external contacts and contributors as required and be aware of legal issues if they arise

  • Assist with digital and social content as required

  • Keep abreast of local and international news




Skills and experience


  • Experienced sub-editor, preferably in magazines or newspapers

  • Strong attention to detail

  • High level of written English language skills

  • Ability to deal with deadlines and work well under pressure

  • Strong interpersonal skills and verbal communication skills

  • Professional, mature and decisive approach

  • Proactive; must not be afraid of a challenge

  • Passionate, energetic and enthusiastic

  • Ability to juggle competing demands, working across several projects to meet deadlines



Why Are Media?


Join a values-based organisation built on respecting all, inspiring creativity and collaboration.  Excellent employee benefits package including discounted gym & swimming pool rates at Park Street CBD, regular beauty perks & discounts at cafes, restaurants & retail stores as well as access to Are Media’s Learning & Development offerings.
Are Media is committed to a diverse, respectful, collaborative & inclusive workplace. We know & value the success this brings for everyone and we welcome & encourage applications from diverse backgrounds


Please apply now and send your CV via the link.



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