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Purpose of role:
You will work in a team of 6 people helping to check and transmit pages to our many print sites across the country.
You will be responsible for chasing copy and liaising with the print sites while ensuring that the pages are correct and that the deadlines are met.
As a multi platform business you will be working on the full range of our products including our Tablet, Online and smart phone editions.
Deliverables (factors which can be used to measure success):
knowledge of publishing software especially Adobe InDesign
A flexible approach and the willingness to learn new systems in an ever changing environment
Consistent meeting of deadlines
Ability to build relationships across the business
A hard working team player with a flexible approach and good communication skills. A good knowledge of Newspaper production and publishing.
Adobe Indesign skills essential
Newspaper production experience
Digital production an advantage
Arkitex Courier knowledge an advantage along with PDF knowledge
Photoshop and Illustrator knowledge an advantage
Good use of English language essential.
Metro is the UK’s leading urban media brand, experienced across print, mobile, web, social and events. 1.4 million copies of the newspaper are picked up between 6 and 10am every weekday morning across 50 UK cities. Read by 3.6 million readers, it is the number 1 choice for urbanites; 18-44 year old, professional workers in urban areas. Metro.co.uk complements the newspaper, with over 8.5 million unique users per month. It delivers the latest news and sport, showbiz gossip, entertainment round ups, tech and gadget news, video content and much more to its urbanite audience. Metro’s mobile internet traffic is currently at 1.5 million unique visitors per month and its mobile apps, including the recently launched Tablet Edition and Metro Online, have combined downloads of 670,000.
❯ As well as 25 days holiday each year rising by a year at the start of each holiday year up to a maximum of 30 we also offer you your birthday day off
❯ A volunteering day
❯ Weekly fruit baskets
❯ Free on-site gym
❯ Subsidised canteen
❯ Private healthcare after two years
❯ Access to A&N rewards which has a range of brands offering discounts both instore and online
Past Experience: Qualifications