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2962Copy Editor, Rodale, Emmaus, Pa.

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  • ACESjobs-owner@yahoogroups.com
    Jan 27, 2011
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      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 deadlines
      -Copy edit text from manuscript to proof
      -Work with out-of-house editor and designer on layout fit, input edits into Indesign files
      -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 Managing Editor
      -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 editing, A.M.E.
      -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 follow-through
      -Strong computer skills – strong knowledge of InDesign, Word, and Excel required. Knowledge of K4/InCopy a plus.

      To apply, visit www.rodaleinc.com

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