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3070Copy Editor, Travelzoo

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  • ACESjobs-owner@yahoogroups.com
    Nov 9, 2011
      More than just a job and a paycheck, every career at Travelzoo is an experience. We offer exciting, entrepreneurial and international Internet media careers for gifted, motivated and exceptionally well-trained individuals. This position (Job Code: 379) could be based in New York, Chicago, San Francisco or Los Angeles.


      * Proofread, line edit, copy edit and fact check all deal content in Travelzoo email publications and website, including Top 20, Local Deals and Newsflash
      * Editing according to AP and in-house Travelzoo style
      * Raise questions of accuracy, content and taste
      * Write and edit headlines, picture captions and other display type
      * Manage workflow to ensure accurate content is published on deadline with editing colleagues
      * Work with producers to improve content and writing through both one-on-one training and group training sessions
      * Manage in-house style guide, confer with production and publisher leaders to keep current and relevant
      * Project-based work as determined by publisher(s) and website editor

      Qualifications and Requirements

      * 3 - 5 years professional experience
      * Previous experience in an online publishing environment; travel or deal-publishing experience is a plus
      * Expert-level knowledge of AP style, grammar and punctuation rules
      * Proven ability to work within a team amid a high-paced, deadline-driven environment
      * Ability to learn and master proprietary online content management system quickly
      * Excellent organizational and interpersonal communication skills
      * Advanced writing training a plus, especially if combined with the ability to train co-workers on basic elements of style, grammar and punctuation
      * Basic HTML fluency
      * Degree in journalism, communications or English preferred
      * Ability to achieve results while working independently

      We offer:

      * Top salary
      * Excellent career advancement opportunities
      * Medical, dental and vision
      * 401(k) plan
      * Exciting, fast-paced and entrepreneurial culture
      * Ask about the Travelzoo Experience, a unique benefit for Travelzoo employees

      To apply:

      Visit http://tbe.taleo.net/NA5/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=TRAVELZOO&cws=1&rid=379