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Reference: 66040

Date Added: 18 May 2018
Closing Date: 15 June 2018

Job Title: Editor

Working For: Centre for Policy Studies

Location: London

Salary: Competitive

Job Details

The Centre for Policy Studies is looking for an Editor to join its growing team.

The CPS is one of the UK's leading free-market think-tanks, founded in 1974 by Margaret Thatcher and Sir Keith Joseph. The Centre exists to promote the principles of free markets and a free society. It also operates the CapX website, which acts as a platform for the best thinking on politics and economics.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the editing and production of our policy reports, working with Director and our in-house policy team, as well as external authors. The goal is to ensure that every proposal we put forward is impactful, convincing and attractively presented.

Essential skills:

  • Strong track record as an editor, copy editor and/or sub-editor
  • Great eye for detail
  • Good working knowledge of UK politics and policy
  • Familiarity with Adobe InDesign or similar tools
  • An interest in and sympathy with free-market principles and centre-right politics

Desirable skills:

  • Experience of working with high-profile authors
  • Strong statistical knowledge
  • Basic or advanced graphic design skills
  • Experience of journalism, the media or politics

The position would be full-time, based in our offices in Tufton Street in London.

Closing Date: 15 June 2018

Interview/Start Dates

We will be interviewing on a rolling basis and hope to recruit before the closing date if a suitable candidate is found.

Application Details

Please send a CV and covering letter to applications@cps.org.uk with the word “EDITOR” in the subject line. Applications should be marked for the attention of Robert Colvile.

Website: http://www.cps.org.uk

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