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Legislation Editor - Legislative Drafting Office

Employment Type: Full Time
Category: States of Jersey
Salary: £62,905-£69,138
Company: Government of Jersey
Availability: Immediate


The Legislative Drafting Office is looking for a Legislation Editor. 

The Legislation Editor has a key role in ensuring the quality and accessibility of Jersey legislation by both enhancing readability and eliminating errors in draft legislation and ensuring that completed legislation is kept up to date on the website.

Heading a small team of assistant editors, the Editor will also prepare consolidations of legislation and manage the legislation database as well as being responsible for the executive running of the Legislative Drafting Office and developing and sustaining information management systems.

This is a non-legal post that nevertheless demands the highest standards when it comes to the preparation of legislation.

The successful candidate will have the highest standards of written English, strong computer skills and exceptional attention to detail, combined with the ability to stand his or her ground in interacting with senior lawyers.

For further information on the work of the Legislative Drafting Office and to view the Style Manual, click here

For more information regarding this role please contact Heather Mason at

For the full job description and to apply, click Editor

Closing date: 8 July 2022


For more information or to apply for this job please contact:

Heather Mason

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