GML is seeking a Copy Editor & Team Leader – Production & Editorial (Temp)

Our Copy Editor & Team Leader – Production & Editorial is taking a well deserved holiday and needs a temp to step in for approximately two months, full time.

About the Opportunity

Reporting to the Manager, People & Operations, the Copy Editor & Team Leader – Production &  Editorial leads a small team of internal and freelance Copy Editors/Proofreaders and the Production Coordinator.

GML’s Copy Editors proofread, copyedit and format a range of document types. Using the GML Style Manual, the copyeditors provide editorial services and support to the Heritage Consultants to help them deliver high-quality products that meet GML’s quality and style requirements.

The Team Leader, Production & Editorial, is responsible for overseeing the firm’s production process and managing production team staff and freelancers.


Some of the key responsibilities include:

  • Copyedit, proofread and format company-produced documents, including proposals, reports, and marketing material, in accordance with the GML Style Manual.
  • Provide backup in production and Word troubleshooting as required and subject to availability.
  • Copyedit/proofread and support the production of marketing material such as project case studies, news stories and company CVs.
  • Assist with internal education, training, and briefings.
  • Adhere to relevant standards and quality certification requirements.
  • Provide editorial support and content writing as required and subject to availability.

Team Leadership

Some of the key responsibilities include:

  • Triage production requests, and coordinate and manage production work flows and priorities.
  • Liaise with project managers and consultants regarding production requests, work schedules and broader issues as required.
  • Liaise with, and assign work to, freelance editors/proofreaders.
  • Check freelancers’ work and review their invoices.
  • Oversee the coordination of company CVs and case studies as required.
  • Oversee the maintenance of GML’s Word templates.
  • Lead the continuous improvement of processes, protocols and checklists around production and editorial.

Essential Criteria

  • Tertiary qualifications in a relevant discipline such as writing or editing, or demonstrated equivalent experience.
  • Demonstrated experience in copyediting and proofreading.
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Adobe Acrobat.
  • Very high attention to detail.
  • Great time management skills and demonstrated experience in managing competing deadlines.

Desirable Criteria

  • An interest in heritage and history.
  • Editing technical reports.
  • Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, InDesign).
  • EndNote.
  • Experience in a consulting or other professional services environment.
  • MS365, SharePoint & Teams.


  • Fantastic work culture in a multi-disciplinary environment – 2023 employee opinion survey results in the 86th percentile – “gold standard” employer of choice.
  • Brand new interior designed office in Haymarket, overlooking Belmore Park – seconds from Central station.
  • Flexible working arrangements/hybrid office & WFH.
  • Mobile phone allowance.

How to Apply

To apply for this role please email Please include your resume and a brief covering letter/note addressing the criteria above.

Applications will remain open until this role is filled.