Skills and software

Skills

  • Sub-editing (print and web)
  • Proofreading designed pages and documents
  • Commissioning writers and production staff
  • Scheduling editorial deadlines
  • Enforcing deadlines
  • Tracking copy flow
  • Copyright and libel law
  • Flatplanning
  • Liaising with external suppliers
  • Team management
  • Editing for search engine optimisation (SEO)
  • Film producing and directing
  • Screenwriting
  • Script editing

Software

  • Adobe InDesign
  • QuarkXPress
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Microsoft Word
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Content management systems (WordPress and proprietary)