Legal Sub-editor (entry level)

UK-London
3 weeks ago
# of Openings
1
Brand
Pendragon

Company Outline

 

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Pendragon is the leading provider of legal and regulatory information to the UK pensions industry. Its service, Perspective, was developed with the help of key industry professionals who helped Pendragon understand what they needed from an information source. Pendragon has recently launched The Guide to Pension Trustees, an online resource for pension trustees and others. Pendragon is part of Wilmington plc Risk & Compliance Division.

Main Purpose of Role

An opportunity has arisen to join Pendragon as an entry level Legal Sub-editor. As the successful candidate, you will be working as part of the editorial team producing accurate and up-to-date information for inclusion on Perspective. Your main role will involve editing documents in preparation for their inclusion on Perspective, using a variety of software packages (particular emphasis on working in SGML). You will be working with a wide range of source materials, including primary and secondary legislation, regulatory texts, full texts of judgments contained in UK and foreign law reports, Government consultations and many other materials which are of relevance to UK pensions professionals.

 

Subscribers to Perspective have access to our popular daily news service, and you will be responsible for identifying and abstracting relevant news stories and surveys for inclusion on that service and on our PensionSurveys website.

 

Additionally, you will be delivering Perspective training sessions that we offer our clients; these sessions will either be delivered digitally or face-to-face, and will involve travel within Great Britain. You will also be expected to deal with email and telephone helpdesk queries.

Skills and Experience Required

 Qualifications / Attainment:

  • Educated to degree level, 2:2 or higher, or equivalent

 Skills:

  • Excellent eye for detail
  • Methodical with high levels of concentration
  • Outstanding communication skills with the ability to present confidently to a group
  • Responds well to pressure and motivated to meet tight deadlines
  • Ability to work autonomously and as part of a team
  • Self-motivated, with a positive attitude
  • Excellent command of English, verbally and in writing

If you would like to apply for this position then please upload a covering letter with your CV explaining why the role is of interest to you and why you think you are suitable for it.

 

 

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