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The Tennessean is seeking individuals to edit and produce local copy and digital
content for multiple platforms, write headlines for print and the web, and proof
work. The following are three jobs open to qualified applicants:
The ideal candidates will have a college degree, two years previous journalism
experience, including editing and headline writing, and computer and web skills.
To apply, visit http://tennessean.iapplicants.com/ViewJob-126453.html
These people will exhibit a high level of proficiency in all areas and may
produce specific website content and have specific areas of expertise. Ideal
candidates will have a college degree and five years previous journalism
experience, including editing and headline writing, at a daily news operation.
To apply, please go to http://tennessean.iapplicants.com/ViewJob-126633.html
The Tennessean is seeking qualified individuals who consistently apply a high
level of judgment and creativity in producing news, entertainment and other
content in a way that meets audience and brand goals of The Tennessean. The job
requires a high level of technical proficiency and understanding of all The
Tennessean's platforms. The ideal candidate will have leadership skills and have
demonstrated innovative ways to edit and produce local copy and digital content
for multiple platforms, write headlines and other display type for the web and
print, and proof work. This individual has specific areas of expertise and may
make decisions in determining specific website content. A college degree and at
least eight years previous journalism experience (including editing and writing
headlines) at a daily news operation are preferred. Please apply to the
Rodale Inc. is currently seeking an experienced Copy Editor for its Custom
Content and Marketing division. The CE will support the Managing Editor with the
day-to-day production and editorial tasks required to produce a monthly
magazine. This position is located in our Emmaus, Pennsylvania office.
A key element of the position is to act as copy editor for a monthly magazine.
Another role is to act as the AME. The job is fast-paced and the candidate must
be able to multitask and handle daily curveballs thrown their way.
The CE will assist with any or all of the following tasks and responsibilities:
-Manage and update issue lineups
-Attend inter-departmental meeting and client meetings
-Monitor and maintain the production schedule and copy deadlines for each issue
-Follow up with editors, designers, production team and photo editors on
-Copy edit text from manuscript to proof
-Work with out-of-house editor and designer on layout fit, input edits into
-Oversee freelance out-of-house research staff
-Copy edit layouts and prepare them for several rounds of client review
-Prepare final files for production
-Monitor and update issue maps
-Ensure smooth and constant communication between all departments and with the
-Monitor and update several content tracking charts and issue budgets
Ideal candidate will possess:
-Bachelor's degree in English, journalism or related field
-Minimum of 2-4 years experience in consumer magazines-with a background in copy
-Excellent knowledge of AP style
-Ability to multitask and work well under pressure
-Excellent verbal communication skills
-Extremely detail-oriented, organized, and have a tremendous sense of
-Strong computer skills – strong knowledge of InDesign, Word, and Excel
required. Knowledge of K4/InCopy a plus.
To apply, visit www.rodaleinc.com
Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia is currently seeking a Copy Editor for Everyday
Food Magazine. The Copy Editor will be responsible for copyediting and
proofreading all Everyday Food content for clarity, in-house style, and grammar.
Helps maintain voice and tone of magazine. Routes stories and assists managing
editor in getting the print and digital issues shipped on time.
• Must have 3 to 4 years copyediting experience at a consumer magazine.
Background in editing food-related material, including recipes, preferred, or at
least some familiarity or interest in subject.
• Undergraduate degree in English or journalism or related field.
• Thorough knowledge of The Chicago Manual of Style or Words into Type and
copyediting symbols and terminology. Familiarity with food-related reference
books, such as Food Lover's Companion, a plus.
• Must be fluent in K4 and InCopy or similar publishing program.
• Must have strong written and oral communication. Pays close attention to
detail, keeping a keen eye out for typos. Inputs changes into layouts accurately
and quickly. Double checks work, and works with editorial and art teams to
address copy fit or other story issues.
• Works well under deadline and can manage and prioritize multiple assignments.
• Willingness to help with other tasks as assigned by ME, such as writing small
assignments for magazine and blog.
• Some experience with Web editing as well as fact-checking a plus.
The copywriter plays a key role in Prosper, Inc.'s marketing department by
writing powerful headlines, engaging marketing messages and compelling calls to
action for our direct marketing lead generation services. There is also
on-going responsibility to create offers and copy that elicit improved response
* Write and edit sales copy for Prosper's marketing and lead generation
(primarily online), but primarily for online direct marketing lead generation.
* Recruit and manage outsourced copy and other creative resources as needed.
* Collaborate with internal graphic designers and developers to effectively
* Lead the process for identifying and/or creating top performing messaging
* Work hand-in-hand with media team to identify and secure needs and
* Take the strategic role in designing and implementing new and profitable
offer models, lead generation strategies, headlines, pricing models, and
creative angles for new and existing offers.
* Proactively drive all facets of creation and implementation for ensuring
the success of campaigns, consistency of our clients' image and objectives,
legal compliance and the use of data to meet goals and objectives.
* Work effectively with diverse personalities and visions.
Tasks and Work Activities
* Use various software programs to produce high-quality, effective copy.
* Write copy for landing pages, emails, online sales copy, direct mail, etc.
* Determine copy approach, content and format that most effectively meets
objectives, deadlines and budget.
* Collaborate with graphic designers to effectively convey concepts.
* Conduct factual research when necessary.
* Review current marketing trends and available data to formulate creative
* Editing and proofreading.
* Work with team in brainstorming sessions.
Education and Experience Required
* 3-5 years direct response copywriting experience. Proven high converting
Skills and Knowledge Required
* Strategic Thinking
* Campaign Marketing experience
* Direct Marketing - Online direct marketing experience preferred.
* Education sales experience a plus.
* Computer skills including Microsoft Word and Excel.
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
* Ability to work alone or as a team member.
* Good collaboration skills.
* Attention to detail and ability to multi-task.
* Sense of initiative, responsibility and accountability.
* Ability to take responsibility for meeting strict deadlines, including
others who do not report directly to you.
* Ability to handle sensitive information and issues confidentially and with
* Ability to thrive in a fast-paced and challenging work process.
* Ability to deal with informational products to consumers, not retail.
* Experience with creating product offers.
* Experience with directing concepts, angles and pricing offers.
* Strategic thinking (demographics and recognizing how and where to
Learn more at www.prospering.com and apply online at www.prospercareers.com.
The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel is accepting applications for its paid 12-week
copy-editing internship program. Successful candidates must have had at least
one internship at a daily newspaper and will be able to edit stories, cutlines
and other content for completeness, clarity and tone. They also must be able to
craft compelling headlines and cutlines on deadline. Most shifts are from 3 p.m.
to 11:30 p.m., and some weekend work will be required. Positions are available
for college students or recent graduates. If interested, please send a cover
letter, along with a resume and clips, to Ron Smith, assistant managing
editor/news operations, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 333 W. State St., P.O. Box
371, Milwaukee, WI 53201-0371, or via e-mail to ronsmith@... The
deadline is Feb. 15.
Perrigo Company, a Fortune 100 Fastest Growing Company & Worldâ€™s Leader in
Manufacturing Over-the-Counter Store Brand Generic Pharmaceuticals is Hiring in
Our Art Department.
Art and pharmaceuticals? Thatâ€™s right! Ever wonder who designs the labels on
the aspirin bottle in your medicine cabinet- you can!
Reporting to the Graphic Design Project Manager, this position will be
responsible for utilizing Labeling Specifications to set master text layouts on
Macintosh Computer using Illustrator software. Will also be required to check
own work and typesetting of other artists.
Knowledge of regulatory affairs labeling specifications is strongly preferred.
Must be flexible and willing to work overtime as required. Advanced typing
A 2 year degree is required; BS/BA highly preferred. 2 years experience in
journalism, editing, copy writing, & pagination. Must be proficient in Adobe
Illustrator, Microsoft Word and using Macintosh computer. Strong attention to
detail & ability to work independently. Project and time management; high level
of organization is required. Prior proof reading, Experience with FDA labeling
regulations is highly preferred.
We are located just outside of the metro Grand Rapids, Michigan are on the
shores of Lake Michigan.
Please visit our site at theperrigo100.com to explore more about Perrigo and
The China Daily newspaper group is looking for English-language copy editors for
News, Sports, Features, and Online editions and business writers to strengthen
its international team. We offer a competitive salary package, free
accommodation with utilities paid for, 90 per cent medical reimbursement, 10
days of paid leave, 11 public holidays and a return ticket to the country of
1. Assist the editors in setting goals and working on achieving them;
2. Be an excellent team person who can generate ideas and think creatively,
be able to rewrite totally if needed and mentor junior staff;
3. Ideally being working or have worked in a position of responsibility and
understand what leadership entails;
4. Have had at least 5 years' editing experience working on large or
national print media.
5. Have good knowledge about news, both Chinese and the world;
6. Substantial knowledge about Chinese affairs, a major plus;
7. Applicants for the position of Copy Editor, Online, should have at least
five years of experience in major websites, particularly news websites;
8. Applicants for the positions of business writers should have at least
three years of working experience at major news media.
Please send resume, cover letter and two clips that can best represent your
writing or editorial experience to job@.... We would like to thank
all applicants for their interest in these positions; however, only those who
are considered for an interview will be contacted.
Canoe News is USCA's member magazine. Its purpose is to provide articles to
inform, educate and entertain its readers. Its focus is the world of marathon
canoe and kayak paddling and its subject areas include but are not necessarily
limited to reporting on paddling events; paddling, racing and training
technique; paddling instruction; youth encouragement; paddling and water safety;
marathon paddling competition; nutrition and paddling fitness; history of
paddling; biography of paddlers; river and other waterway conservation;
canoe/kayak cruising and camping; adaptive paddling.
Serving as the USCA's member magazine it also reports on and promotes USCA
business: the results of its meetings, calls for bids to host USCA events and
for nominations to serve as officers, and to receive various USCA service
awards. It reports on USCA's national championships, and on the association's
Its readers are not only USCA members, but also the paddling community at large,
as the magazine serves as an ambassador for the USCA and for paddlesports.
The job of the editor/designer is to produce Canoe News and fulfill its purpose,
described above; to acquire and / or create content for the magazine, and both
edit and design it to a high standard to reflect the quality of the association
that publishes it, the USCA.
The duties of the editor/designer include to:
• Commission, research and write, or otherwise obtain articles, news reports,
reviews, images and maps, editing incoming text for correct grammar, spelling,
and "house editorial style," and for literary style and length (including
copy-fitting to page layout);
• Work with USCA's President, Vice President, and Executive Director to publish
their regular messages, and with committee chairs and other appointees to
publish their articles and announcements;
• Obtain high-resolution images of appropriate quality and, working with images
received, gray-scale them for good contrast balanced sharp black and white
reproduction for the insides of the magazine, or prepare them for high quality
color reproduction for the covers (currently Canoe News prints color covers and
b/w insides for reasons of cost;
• Research the content of images to provide accurate image captions, naming
wherever possible the paddlers and other main subjects in the image;
• Clear copyrights and permissions for free reproduction of all text and
images, and append the correct copyright statements acknowledging the ownership
of rights to each item;
• Track and keep up-to-date the names and contact details for all delegates and
chairs, and other officers and appointees of USCA, and ensure that such
information is included accurately in each issue of Canoe News;
• Lay out text and images in page design software, proof and/or arrange for
proofreading of all text to minimize errors, and provide pdfs and/or other file
format electronic documents as required by the printer, to the printer;
• Obtain final printer's proofs from the printer, and approve or correct them;
• Negotiate prices from time to time with USCA's current and competitor
printers to ensure that USCA continues to get the best price and quality
possible; prepare detailed purchase orders to the printer, and review and
approve for payment (or challenge and negotiate correction of) the printers'
• Research and prepare detailed budgets annually, covering all aspects of the
Canoe News operation, and submit these on a timely basis to the Treasurer and
Publications Committee Chair;
• Liaise with USCA's Membership Chair to obtain addresses for printing on (or
affixing to) copies of Canoe News for mailing to members, and arrange for such
mailing (with the printer or a separate mailing service), specifying which
addresses are to be sent by standard bulk rate mail, and which by first class or
other service, and provide instructions for other routine and non-routine small
quantity shipments of each issue;
• Arrange and/or keep current USCA's nonprofit, standard (bulk) mailing permits
• Liaise with USCA's Sponsorship Manager regarding print space allocated to
sponsors and other parties (for example, ad-swap partners like the Run of the
Charles) assisting in design as necessary; track all such commitments to ensure
they are met;
• Liaise with USCA's webmaster to provide USCA's website with complete
electronic copies of the final corrected versions of each issue of the magazine
in the format(s) requested (currently pdf) plus, as requested, provided original
electronic copies of specific images.
To apply, send an e-mail to USCA President Susan Williams at
EduTech Ltd., the preferred provider of professional services to a wide range of
federal and private sector clients based in Silver Spring, Md., is seeking a
freelance Technical Writer/Summary Statement Operator (SSO) to support
â€śface-to-faceâ€ť meetings of objective review committees for the Division of
Independent Review of the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA).
--Combine reviewersâ€™ written comments into one master document listing
application strengths and weaknesses by assigned reviewer for each criterion.
-- Operate a laptop computer linked with an LCD projector and project the draft
summary statement for each application.
--Edit the Summary Statement language as prescribed in the Style Sheet and
agreed to by the reviewers. The Final Summary Report is the official document
that details the outcome of the review for HRSA staff and the applicant.
--Record notes from the post-review debriefing.
--Remain on-site the last day of the review, if necessary, to edit the Summary
Reports in accordance with the GPO style manual and the Summary Statement Style
Qualifications: An effective SSO is a good listener, a good typist, an
experienced editor who can navigate the online Application Review Module (ARM)
while the review is in session (training provided), proficient in Internet
Explorer, works well with people and different personalities, anticipates
problems and addresses them in a non-obtrusive manner, can follow the process of
the review, and is flexible.
Type and Duration: Freelance, one week assignments (3-day week), 25-35
hours/week. Editing performed in web-based application from March 21-23 to March
To apply: Send your resume to Program Specialist Derrick Ware by e-mail to
derrick.ware@..., by post to EduTech Ltd., 8405 Colesville Rd. 6th
Floor Silver Spring, MD 20910, or by calling 301-585-1030, ext. 318. Please
mention Job 110211-1 when sending your materials.
Clientâ€™s CM Agent Training and Curriculum editors ensure timely and accurate
copyediting and developmental editing of printed and online course materials.
The role includes copyediting to ensure that text deliverables are free from
errors in grammar, punctuation, and style. It also includes thorough
reviews/corrections for consistency in writing style, terminology, and graphics
when there are multiple writers on a project. In addition, editors ensure that
writers adhere to Clientâ€™s and/or client standards and guidelines, as well as
to established development processes. They are also responsible for identifying
voice talent and providing audio for integration in Web-based training.
Â· Review and edit printed and online courseware/materials prior to
delivery to the client. Edit course and course-related materials, technical
documentation/training materials, and reference information for clarity and
consistency of tone and style.
Â· Apply Clientâ€™s and/or client style guide rules to printed and online
materials. Assist with the creation/maintenance of Clientâ€™s and client style
Â· Perform developmental reviews and consistency edits of courses in which
multiple authors/writers contribute, making all content appear as if written by
Â· Work with project teams early in the project life cycle to determine
development and editing workflow for all materials, and then ensure adherence to
the established processes.
Â· Assist writers in ensuring clarity of instructional content to India
production teams. Promote overall good communication flow among team members
Â· Act as an informal mentor to writers on writing/style issues. Establish
and disseminate editorial best practices â€" for other editors and writers â€"
by providing constant feedback.
Â· Correct and standardize content (format and writing styles) without
changing the meaning of the content. Ensure that ideas within the content are
thoroughly yet concisely developed.
Â· Ensure that all content maps to objectives and that assessment
questions map to content.
Â· Communicate editorial standards via workshops, training sessions, style
guide revisions, etc. Provide feedback in multiple formats/settings to teach
writing/editing best practices on a regular basis.
Â· Support cross-functional continuous improvement initiatives by
providing process documentation, responding to discussion forum topics, and
developing biweekly presentations and newsletters.
Â· Strong knowledge of the English language and the correct usage of
Â· Ability to comprehend highly technical and complex information.
Extensive PC literacy.
Â· Ability to find inconsistencies and inaccuracies in written material as
well as in visual, audio, and graphics presentation.
Â· Excellent editing and functionality testing skills.
Â· Knowledge about working in project team environment and general
Â· Commitment to meeting deadlines. Ability to prioritize multiple
Â· Four-year degree in a relevant field and 3â€"5 years of professional
Duration: 3 months
Number of opportunities: 12-14
Learn more and apply at
We are looking for phds/postdocs who are highly proficient in English to work
with us on a freelance basis for our copyediting and substantive editing
Preferred Candidate Background:
â€˘ Expertise in any of the following fields: earth sciences, chemistry,
physics, engineering, computer science/IT, geology, surgery, medicine
â€˘ Experience in working with ESL researchers/manuscripts
â€˘ Familiarity with academic writing styles and conventions
â€˘ A sharp eye for detail
â€˘ A keen sense of the language
â€˘ MS Office proficiency (especially using Track Changes)
Job Responsibilities, Copyeditor:
You will be required to edit research papers to ensure
â€˘ conformance to native English standards
â€˘ consistency in the use of terminology
â€˘ correct sentence structure, word choice, grammar, and punctuation
As a copyeditor, your role may not always be restricted to â€ścleaning copy.â€ť
Your may also need to edit heavily (wherever required) to ensure that all
awkward expressions/convoluted sentences are eliminated. Further, the final
paper should be free of typographical errors and meaning changes.
Job Responsibilities, Substantive editor:
In addition to performing a copyedit, a substantive editor is required to
â€˘ make structural changes, ensuring that the content is well-organized and
that the tone is appropriate
â€˘ draft a cover letter for the author and provide a short report on the
quality of the original document
â€˘ revise the document based on the clientâ€™s inputs if necessary
Why work with us?
Working with us as a freelance academic editor will enable you to
â€˘ Leverage your scientific knowledge in a quality-driven corporate setup
â€˘ Engage in and enable what you know best and are passionate aboutâ€"effective
â€˘ Interact with a dedicated and friendly team
Our freelance editor selection process involves a short editing test. In this
test, we place strong emphasis on sentence structure, consistency in verbiage,
grammar, punctuation, and adherence to original intent. The test timelines range
7â€"10 days and we usually share the results within a week.
Since this is a freelance position, job hours are flexible.
If you would like to join our freelance editor base, upload your resume and
cover letter here:
E-mail any other queries to freelancepositions@...
Please include a reference to this posting and your specialization in the
subject line of your application: e.g., Freelance academic editor, Physics (Ref.
American Copy Editors Society)
Our website contains additional information on our services, process, work
Cactus Communications is a specialist provider of academic editing, medical
communications, publishing, and training services to journals, researchers,
pharmaceutical companies, and corporations worldwide. Our mission is â€śto
enable growth through effective communication.â€ť Over the past seven years,
this commitment has helped us serve over 16,000 clients and grow from an
organization with a single service offering to one that offers a diversified
portfolio of language support services. With offices in the US, Japan, and
India; a growing pool of around 190 in-house and 200+ contractual employees; and
a professionally trained editorial workforce, Cactus has one of the worldâ€™s
largest and most recognized editing and writing teams under the flagship arm
Media Generalâ€™s Consolidated Editing Center (CEC) in Richmond, Virginia, has
an opening for a versatile, deadline-oriented page designer. Richmond, the
capital of Virginia, is a growing region that is near the beach, the mountains
and the nation's capital, and our work is growing, too. Our innovative new
center has a broad footprint - with branches in Richmond and Tampa, Fla., we
handle page design and editing for MG's three metro dailies: the Richmond
Times-Dispatch, The Tampa Tribune and Winston-Salem Journal. We are seeking a
team player who can create intelligent, smartly designed news and feature pages.
You need to be a strong communicator who can balance overlapping assignments and
deadlines, and experience with the CCI system is a plus. Several years of
newspaper design experience is preferred, but less will be accepted if you have
Apply by March 23, 2011. Go to http://jobs.mediageneral.com, and select job ID #
RNI-001157 from the pull-down menu. First-time users will be asked to register
(just to select a username and password); you can use the resume-upload feature
to attach to your online application a single file that has BOTH your resume and
cover letter. (EOE M/F/D/V drug test and background check required; e-Verify is
used upon hire to confirm eligibility for employment in the U.S.)
Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia seeks a Copy Editor to work with the editorial
team to proofread, copyedit, route stories, and close pages for the print and
digital editions of Martha Stewart Living magazine. Weâ€™re looking for a
detail-oriented wordsmith who will thrive in our creative environment.
Read all content for grammatical, spelling, and typographic errors with accuracy
and speed. Edit for style consistency with care. Edit for logic and sense with
judiciousness. Shepherd individual stories through editorial proofing process,
ensuring that all changes are input correctly. Work with story and research
editors and art and production departments to resolve any problems that arise.
Work with AME to ensure timely closes.
Candidates should have five yearsâ€™ experience as a copy editor, preferably
with a major publication. Must have strong written and oral communication
skills, an eye for detail, and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
Knowledge of Adobe InDesign/InCopy is essential. Familiarity with digital
platforms (particularly the iPad) is a plus, as is an interest in food,
decorating, crafts, or gardening. An edit test will be given. Please submit a
rĂ©sumĂ© that includes salary requirements as well as salary history.
Gannett Government Media, formerly Army Times Publishing Co., has an opening for
a copy editor to help us edit and present our 11 websites in as informative and
engaging a manner as possible. Everyone on our Web and copy desks came from
general-circulation daily newspapers, and most of us started without a
particular knowledge of the military or the inner workings of government -- so
at the outset, your knowledge in these areas need be only that of a
well-informed journalist. Our Web desk is an integral part of our newsroom and
has the full support and help of all of our departments. Armytimes.com won
first-place Online News Association awards for 2007 (general excellence/small
site) and 2008 (specialty journalism/large site). You'll have an excellent
opportunity to exercise your devotion to the printed word, and maintain or
acquire Web skills at the same time. This is a collaborative and friendly
You should be able to write clear, SEO-driven headlines and polish copy, and
have good news judgment -- but the ideal candidate will have at least some
technical Web skills as well. You must be reliable, and be a quick thinker yet
be readily accepting of others' good ideas. You'll be an experienced copy editor
not afraid of working within, and navigating throughout, a digital interface for
posting content directly to the Web, with a thirst to learn everything you can
to make yourself a self-sufficient Web editor. Familiarity with HTML, CSS and
Photoshop is a plus.
The papers' total circulation is 250,000. We are based in Springfield, Va., just
inside the beltway. Although we cover the military, we're independent from it.
Our readers are mostly soldiers, sailors, airmen and Marines. We serve them as a
daily newspaper serves its community -- the readers come first -- but you can
work here and still have a personal life. The Web editors work a rotating
schedule -- some days, some nights till 10 p.m., some weekends -- but the
rotations are known well in advance. The successful applicant will have two or
three years of experience in general-circulation daily newspapers and be an
efficient manager of time, and, most important, an intelligent, fun-loving
person who works well on a team. We are an equal-opportunity employer.
Gannett Government Media Corp.
6883 Commercial Drive
Springfield, VA 22159
Department: Production (Design Desk)
Description: POLITICO has an opening for a motivated designer skilled in print
and online media to join our expanding newsroom. This job will involve the
layout of front and inside pages for our newspaper, longer-term projects
including glossy magazines and special sections, as well as occasional Web
projects. WeÂąre seeking a designer with experience in journalism, a track
record for collaborating effectively with editors and reporters, and a
demonstrated interest in politics.
Qualifications:The ideal candidate must have an ability to work swiftly and
efficiently under tight deadlines and must be adept at handling multiple
projects simultaneously, with a solid understanding of news design principles
and experience creating informational graphics. Proficiency in Adobe InDesign,
Illustrator and Photoshop are required. Experience with Flash and interactive
graphics is a plus. BachelorÂąs degree is required. This position will include
some Sunday shifts.
To apply: Please send a rĂ©sumĂ©, cover letter and clips to
employment@... with this in the subject line: Print designer. No phone
It is POLITICO's policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all qualified
individuals without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender or
other basis prohibited by applicable federal, state or local law.
Copyeditor, Copyediting Newsletter
"Copyediting" newsletter is currently in need of a contract copyeditor. Beyond
being a steady contract, this position offers tremendous bragging rights. As you
might imagine, an audience of copyeditors is one of the toughest to write and
edit for. Your skills must be impeccable.
Description: Be part of the team that rigorously copyedits the bimonthly
"Copyediting" newsletter. Edit for grammar, style, punctuation, spelling, usage,
and correctness. Closely adhere to deadlines.
Experience required: Five-plus years of copyediting experience, preferably with
print newsletters. Must have proficient knowledge of language and editing to
ensure subject matter is correct. Must have working knowledge of Chicago Manual
of Style, 16th ed.
Technology required: MS Word, Adobe Acrobat, e-mail
Pay rate: $30/hour
Applicants will be asked to take an editing test.
Send your resume and a cover letter to Erin Brenner at editor@....
CSA International, Inc. (CSA) is an established and dynamic worldwide leader in
marine environmental science consulting, with an emphasis on oil and gas,
coastal permitting/monitoring, and habitat restoration. CSA is seeking an
in-house technical editor to be a part of our document production and marketing
team in our Stuart, Florida office.
Responsibilities include editing of highly technical reports, proposals,
correspondence, marketing material, etc. Editing includes fact checking, copy
editing, grammatical corrections, and review for adherence to in-house/client
Skills and qualifications include meticulous work habits, attention to detail,
exceptional spelling ability, comprehensive understanding of the rules of
grammar, and good reading comprehension. Must show demonstrated ability to
manage multiple tasks under tight deadlines and work closely with writers and
marketing staff as a dependable team player.
Environmental Science background or knowledge of environmental science terms is
strongly desired; computer competence is required, and familiarity with
web-based content a plus. Interviewed candidates will be asked to edit a sample
document. Salary negotiable depending on qualifications.
Submit resume by fax to (772) 219-3010 or e-mail to dhopler@....
Gannett Government Media, formerly Army Times Publishing Co., has an opening for
a copy editor to help us edit and present our websites in as informative and
engaging a manner as possible. After a couple of months of rotating through
other shifts to become familiar with the newsroom, this person generally will
work from 5 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Everyone on our Web and copy desks came from general-circulation daily
newspapers, and most of us started without a particular knowledge of the
military or the inner workings of government -- so at the outset, your knowledge
in these areas need be only that of a well-informed journalist.
Your first couple of months will be spent becoming acclimated with our system
and our topics. Our Web desk is an integral part of our newsroom and has the
full support and help of all of our departments. You'll have an excellent
opportunity to exercise your devotion to the printed word, and maintain Web
skills at the same time. This is a collaborative and friendly newsroom.
You should be able to write clear, SEO-driven headlines and polish copy, and
have good news judgment -- but the ideal candidate will have some technical Web
skills as well. You must be reliable, and be a quick thinker yet be readily
accepting of others' good ideas. You'll be an experienced copy editor not afraid
of working within, and navigating throughout, a digital interface for posting
content directly to the Web, with a thirst to learn everything you can to make
yourself a self-sufficient Web editor. Familiarity with HTML, CSS and Photoshop
is a plus.
The papers' total print circulation is 250,000. We are based in Springfield,
Va., just inside the beltway. Although we cover the military, we're independent
from it. Our readers are mostly soldiers, sailors, airmen and Marines. We serve
them as a daily newspaper serves its community -- the readers come first -- but
you can work here and still have a personal life.
The successful applicant will have two or three years of experience in
general-circulation daily newspapers and be an efficient manager of time, and,
most important, an intelligent, fun-loving person who works well on a team. We
are an equal-opportunity employer.
Linda Monroe managing editor/operations Gannett Government Media Corp. 6883
Commercial Drive Springfield, VA 22159 E-mail: lmonroe@...
Are you a news and sports junkie with a quirky sensibility?
b â€" Baltimoreâ€™s free daily publication and website for young adults â€"
seeks a production-savvy editor to plan, edit, design and produce distinctive
daily news and sports sections and help oversee print production.
The ideal candidate has experience in a daily news environment and is
well-versed in Maryland news and sports, as well as national and international
news and pop culture. This position requires strong news awareness and judgment;
sharp editing skills; a knack for clever, accurate headlines; an offbeat
sensibility; a production orientation; an eye for design and photo selection and
a sense of humor. It requires experience with InDesign (or similar news design
software). Bachelorâ€™s degree in journalism or related field required.
The position will involve selecting stories, editing content for publication,
writing headlines, designing pages, toning photos, proofing, solving problems
and communicating across departments in the production line. Our staff is small,
dynamic and collaborative. A strong candidate will have additional skills, such
as blogging and writing columns.
The production schedule is Sunday-Thursday; this is a swing shift that typically
ends after 10:30 p.m., though deadlines can be held later for sports and other
news demands. Position offers medical, dental and vision benefits; paid holiday,
sick and vacation days; no relocation expenses. Send resume, cover letter and
work samples to Anne Tallent at news@.... No phone calls, please.
b free daily and bthesite.com are part of the Baltimore Sun Media Group, an
equal opportunity employer.
The Villages Daily Sun, a fast-growing daily paper serving Central Florida, is
looking for an experienced designer who can edit and design reader-friendly
local, feature and special sections pages.
The successful candidate must be attentive to detail, able to work well under
deadline pressure, and be able to write snappy headlines and captions. Those
applying for the position must have a working knowledge of grammar, spelling and
Associated Press style.
Minimum requirements: A bachelor's degree in Journalism or English or a
comparable degree with a heavy journalism background. At least two years of
experience as a copy editor, paginator or page designer for a weekly or daily
newspaper. One year of experience working with Quark Xpress or Indesign.
Applicants must be willing to work night and weekend shifts. The award-winning
Villages Daily Sun is defying national trends of declining circulation numbers
and downsizing of staff. The newspaper is rated as one of the country's top
seven-day newspapers, according to recent figures released by the Audit Bureau
of Circulations. We offer competitive pay, excellent benefits and access to a
highly regarded school system.
The Villages caters to a senior population, but also covers several surrounding
counties. It is centrally located, with Orlando, Tampa, Daytona Beach and
Gainesville all within 90 minutes. Please log onto careersinthevillages.com to
print and complete an application,
Send your resume, references and five best layout samples (tearsheets or
digital) to: Human Resources, 900 Main St. Suite 204, The Villages, Fl 32162 or
via e-mail jobs@.... Fax (352)753-5664. Phone (352) 750-5152.
SmartBrief is seeking a full-time copy editor as we continue the expansion of
our editorial operations for our online business-news publications. What we're
looking for: Someone who loves editing and who thrives in a fast-paced,
deadline-intensive, daily-newsroom-style work environment. Someone who knows
when to give ground on a potential issue and when to keep pushing beyond the
first couple of â€śI think it's fineâ€ť responses.
Our briefs summarize the top stories of the day for more than 3.4 million
subscribers across dozens of topic areas, and our copy editors read for content,
clarity, AP style and grammar while working under tight deadlines. The pace is
comparable to that of a midsize metro newspaper copy desk, and with briefs going
out all day, the deadlines have some similarities to wire service operations.
Our copy editors work Monday through Friday. We are looking for someone to work
at our offices in Washington, D.C. Selected applicants will be required to take
a timed editing test.
Required skills & experience:
Â· At least three years of experience as a journalist, including demonstrated
copy-editing experience. Slot experience at a daily newspaper is preferred.
Â· Strong knowledge of AP style.
Â· Ability to edit quickly and accurately on deadline.
Â· Facility for using online publishing and communication tools.
Â· Ability to work independently.
Â· Strong interpersonal and communications skills.
Founded in 1999, SmartBrief is the leader in customized e-mail news services and
reaches top-flight executives in a variety of markets, including advertising,
aviation, finance, retail, hospitality, telecom, transportation, health care and
consumer packaged goods.
We're expanding rapidly and looking for exceptional, motivated individuals to
join our team. At SmartBrief, employees enjoy an entrepreneurial work
environment with accelerated advancement opportunities. We offer a competitive
salary along with outstanding benefits, including stock options, 401(k) and 100%
company-paid health care.
SmartBrief is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.
Please e-mail resumes to jobs@.... Place the following in the subject
line: SmartBrief Copy Editor
China Daily, the English-language newspaper based in Beijing, the capital of the
People's Republic of China, is accepting applications for copy editors of
general news, business news and sports.
The ideal candidates should have at least 5 years of working experience in the
newsroom. He or she will have will have a strong understanding of the finer
points of newspaper editing and be able to help foster a culture of accuracy and
professionalism in the newsroom.
The newspaper, which publishes seven days a week, has brought together
journalists from some of the most important news organizations in the UK and
North America, and has established itself as the most authoritative
English-language newspaper with a daily circulation of 300,000.
We offer very competitive salaries and benefits packages. We would like to thank
all applicants for their interest in these positions; however, only those who
are considered for an interview will be contacted. Interested candidates should
submit their CV and cover letter to job@....
The Spokane Spokesman-Review, an aggressive, progressive, family-owned daily in
the beautiful Inland Pacific Northwest, is seeking a talented, forward-thinking
news editor to lead
its copy desk.
The successful candidate will play a leading role in daily production while
overseeing a staff of seven full-time and several part-time copy editors.
Members of the copy desk are responsible for the editing and design of most of
the daily newspaper, including news, Business, Opinion, some Features pages and
our community publications, The Voices. Copy editors also work rotating shifts
with the newsroomâ€™s web team.
This management position bears ultimate responsibility for the newspaperâ€™s
copy standards, including accuracy, clarity, fairness and balance.
Experience with CCI News Desk is a plus.
Send or e-mail resume and cover letter to:
Senior Editor/Visuals and Production
999 W. Riverside
Spokane, WA 99201
The Asia Case Research Centre, The University of Hong Kong (www.acrc.org.hk) is
looking for a freelance copy editor.
The Asia Case Research Centre is Asiaâ€™s largest developer of business case
studies. We are looking for a freelance editor to edit our case studies. Our
style guide follows The Economist style guide with Harvard style referencing.
Pay is US$12 per page (Times New Roman 12pt â€" single spaced). Turnover time
for documents (average of 15-20 pages) is three weeks although on occasion
faster turnover will be required.
If you are interested, please mail your resume to Jeroen van den Berg, Centre
Successful applicants will be asked to edit a page of our work as a sample.
The Record has an opening for a full-time copy editor on the news/features copy
desk. Duties include: Editing staff and wire copy for style, clarity, accuracy,
fairness, objectivity, completeness, organization, consistency, freshness,
smoothness and libel; enhancing readability of copy, taking a reader-centric
approach; Writing engaging headlines for stories, pictures, illustrations and
graphics; writing accurate, complete and creative caption information for
photographs, illustrations and graphics; writing effective Web heads, captions
and summaries; and ensuring accurate Web tagging. Two years of newspaper editing
experience preferred. Reporting experience a plus. Varied work schedule. If
interested, send a cover letter, your five best work samples and a resume to
Douglas Clancy, Assistant Managing Editor, The Record, PO Box 471, 1 Garret
Mountain Plaza, Woodland Park, NJ 07424. Or e-mail clancy@....
The Times, a Gannett-owned daily in Shreveport, La., is seeking an experienced
wordsmith to cover night editing duties. Successful candidates will have three
to five years reporting or copy editing experience and a journalism degree.
Experience with InDesign and InCopy is a plus. Send cover letter, resume and
five work samples to Jeff Benson: 222 Lake St., Shreveport, LA 72230; or
Columbia College Chicago is an urban institution of over 12,000 undergraduate
and graduate students emphasizing arts, media, and communications in a liberal
The Department of Publications is seeking applications for a Part Time Editorial
Assistant. Reporting to the Director of Communications, the part-time Editorial
Assistant (16-20 hours per week) researches, compiles, writes, edits, and proofs
content for a variety of print and online communications vehicles. The EA also
manages a variety of regular communications vehicles using a Content Management
Duties & Responsibilities
• Manage college's daily events e-newsletter, Tally-ho to Go, by obtaining
information, editing for content and space, copyediting and fact checking all
information to ensure content is error free, loading all content into content
management system (CMS).
• Manage college's weekly faculty and staff e-newsletter, ColumbiaOnline, by
researching, compiling, writing, editing, and loading content into content
• Write, edit, and manage other print and online content as assigned. Possible
projects may include DEMO magazine and the college's website.
Skills and Abilities
• Exceptional copyediting skills; must be able to find and fix copy to ensure it
is accurate, complete, grammatically correct, and conforms to house style. A
copyediting test will be required.
• Strong fact-checking skills; must be skilled at checking facts, statements,
quotes, and links against original sources to ensure accuracy.
• Proven, excellent writing and reporting skills; must have "nose for news" and
be adept at writing a variety of content, including news stories, promotional
blurbs, features, and content for various media. A writing test will be
• Strong command of Chicago Manual of Style or Associated Press style
• Experience with or ability to quickly learn Content Management System to load
and post online content.
• Good decision-making skills and ability to be self-motivated and to work
independently as needed.
• Polished interpersonal/communications skills to collaborate with a variety of
stakeholders across the college.
• Solid organizational and time management skills; accountability for handling
multiple concurrent projects and meeting set deadlines.
• Sound judgment under pressure, consistent with institutional priorities and
best professional practices.
• Consistently approach challenges in positive, creative and solution-oriented
• Work set days/schedule (to be determined with supervisor) in line with
• Proficiency in Mac or PC computer software platforms as well as Microsoft
Experience, Education, and Training
• Bachelor's degree in journalism, communications, or related field, or
comparable experience, required.
• Minimum 1 year of professional experience in fact-checking, copyediting,
writing, and proofreading.
• Knowledge of/interest in visual, performing, media and/or communication arts.
How to Apply
All applicants must apply online at: https://employment.colum.edu (job ID
IMPORTANT: At the start of the online application please upload ONE document
that combines your cover letter and resume; do not upload each document
separately even though the prompt will only ask for a resume/CV.
Columbia College Chicago encourages qualified female, LGBTQ, disabled, and
minority individuals to apply for all positions.
For more information, please visit us at: www.COLUM.edu
Penton Media, a nationwide leader in business-to-business publishing, has an
immediate opening for a team-oriented Associate Editor to work in our Chicago
office for business publications that cover topics pertinent to the retail and
wholesale baking industries for Modern Baking and Baking Management magazine.
The Associate Editor collaborates with the Editors to write and edit articles
and news stories that appear in the print edition, the e-newsletter and other
e-media related content on www.modern-baking.com and www.baking-management.com,
the publications' web sites
Duties and Responsibilities:
Coordinate and adminster material for web, including but not limited to, news
items, articles, tradeshow reviews and photo galleries.
Coordinate coverage and write features that appear in the product news and
features sections of the print edition by conducting interviews and acquiring
Coordinate the art/production stage of the print edition, including editing and
proof-reading pages, assisting in the coordination of copy and page flow, laying
out pages in In-Design by placing text, art and fractional ads according to the
Baking Group's design specs.
Attend major industry events to provide editorial coverage and represent Baking
Management in a professional manner.
· Self-starter who is self-motivated with five years of reporting and
editing experience on a monthly publication. Experience in the food industry is
· Ability to communicate effectively – both oral and written. Also
possess good computer and listening skills, as well as a good command of the
English language, grammar and the Associated Press Stylebook.
· The ability to understand ingredient and equipment technology, baking
production processes and consumer behavior affecting demand of baked products.
· Outstanding relationship building and ability to interview sources,
organize and write feature articles, news stories and execute good note-taking
· Proficient in production editing, preferably In-Design. Excel, Word,
and web-based programming preferred.
To apply: Please submit a cover letter, resume w/salary history and writing
samples to hr.jobs@... or visit us at:
Need 2 XML Proofers - Candidates should understand and be able to proof XML
Proof items for accuracy after conversion from legacy system to new XML system.
Candidates will be supporting a conversion project for IBT (Internet Based
Testing), CBT (Computer Based Testing), or PPT (Paper/Pencil Based Testing)
PRAXIS test items.
• Compare printed copy of original test item to converted item in XML for
• Make necessary corrections to converted test item by utilizing the Edit
Function to access the XML coding. (Note: The worker will NOT be writing code,
but will be editing existing code).
• Examples of converted test item issues may include but are not limited to
dropped words or changes in formatting.
• An emphasis must be made to maintain the integrity of the original copy of the
test item during the proofing process.
• Candidates must possess strong attention to detail, excellent computer skills,
and knowledge of XML coding.
Working knowledge of MS Word and XML. Ability to understand and navigate XML
code through the ETS System's editing function. Agency workers will NOT be
writing XML code for this project.
Candidates must possess strong attention to detail, excellent computer skills,
and knowledge of XML coding
Position pays $25 an hour.
Position is going until 5/20/2011.
The company is in Ewing NJ, 08628.
Nicole K. Smith
Staffing Consultant - Adecco
3693 Nottingham Way
Hamilton NJ, 08690
Location: Princeton NJ, 08628
Pay rate: $20 - $25 an hour
Temporary job: Estimated end date: 8/2011
• Edit a variety of test items and test-related materials in a wide range of
subject areas. Ensure consistency of style, accuracy of content, and the highest
overall editorial quality. Must be an expert in grammar and show high-level
editing skills. Must demonstrate mastery in spelling and punctuation and have
the ability to make effective and concise suggestions to improve text.
• Apply the style of the ETS Test Style Guide, all other program-specific style
guides, Chicago Manual of Style, and other approved reference sources.
• Demonstrate familiarity with a wide range of subject areas, including, but not
limited to, biology, history, and chemistry, social studies, language, etc.
• Interact in a tactful and thoughtful manner with assessment specialists in all
fields for which ETS develops testing materials. Act as a liaison with
assessment specialists and other staff to achieve excellence of materials by
maintaining test consistency standards and open communication. Act as the
primary resource for assessment specialists and other staff on matters of
grammar, ETS style, syntax, content, and fairness.
• Participate fully in group meetings and engage in all aspects of teamwork
within the AD. Establish constructive, on-going, and high-level rapport with all
levels of staff.
• Consistently deliver high-quality edits/work free of stylistic, grammatical,
• Deliver editorial comments that are well thought out, concise, correct, and
relevant to either correct or significantly improve the item.
• Provide superior customer service-- meet deadlines, prioritize rush and
• Reduce expenses for edit work by suggesting a usable, tangible cost-saving
mechanism or enhancement.
A Bachelor's degree, preferably in English, Journalism, or a closely related
field or an equivalent combination of education and experience from which
comparable knowledge and abilities can be acquired is necessary. Ability to read
and edit in a foreign language, preferably Spanish, is highly desirable.
Five years of experience in writing and/or editing are necessary
Nicole K. Smith
Staffing Consultant - Adecco
3693 Nottingham Way
Hamilton NJ, 08690
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