Deputy Chief Sub-Editor

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Work type: fixed term full time
Location: Sydney
Categories: Editorial

Deputy Chief Sub-Editor

12 month fixed-term contract

Bauer Media is Australia’s leading multi-platform publisher, with investments spanning magazines, digital and live experiences. The portfolio includes some of the country’s longest-running and most successful brands, including Australian Women’s Weekly, Women’s Day, Harper’s Bazaar, Gourmet Traveller, House & Garden and many more.

About the role 

Are you an experienced sub-editor who enjoys puzzles and real-life stories? We have an opportunity to join Take 5, one of the country’s most successful weekly magazines, as the deputy chief sub-editor in a 12-month maternity leave contract position. You’ll be working in a well organised, friendly team of people who care about getting the best stories and the best puzzles and prizes to our readers.


  • Subbing the puzzle book
  • Editing, cutting and checking features and columns
  • Writing captions and break-out quotes
  • Liaising with features, art, pictures and marketing to ensure accurate content
  • Checking proofs and dyelines

Skills and experience 

Applicants must:

  • Have at least four years’ sub-editing experience on a magazine or newspaper
  • Be proficient in InDesign
  • Have good time-management skills and be able to work to tight deadlines
  • Have excellent spelling, grammar and a sound general knowledge of Australian and NZ everyday language and popular culture, required for subbing real-life stories and puzzles

Why Bauer?

You’ll receive preferred rate to the gym and swimming pool at Park Street, regular beauty perks and discounts at many restaurants, cafes and shops as well as access to the Bauer training opportunities.  

Please apply now and send you CV via the link.

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