Copy Editor, Everyday Food Magazine
- View SourceMartha 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.