junior copy editor
ABOUT THE COMPANY
OTR Global is a leading provider of marketplace-based research, also known as channel checking, for the investment industry. We cover consumer products, retail, heavy industry, agriculture, healthcare, technology and telecom by applying an investigative journalism approach to ferret out inflection points affecting specific companies and industries. Our reporters are based in North America, South America, Europe and Asia.
OTR’s unique approach of engaging investigative journalism techniques uncovers information and intelligence not focused on by traditional Wall Street research firms. Our methodology is based on channel checks and in-depth source interviews, with ongoing relationships with over 10,800 qualified sources worldwide. OTR has dedicated coverage in more than 30 countries with expanding representation in the Americas, Europe, and Asia.
We are looking for a nimble-minded, intellectually curious person with sharp editing skills who is able to anticipate needs, meet multiple daily deadlines and maintain good humor. We publish as many as 12 research reports a day for institutional investment clients. You will edit reports covering many sectors written by reporters in the Americas, Europe and Asia. Candidates who reflect diversity are encouraged to apply.
· Copy edit and proofread reports
· Fact check company and product names
· Administrative tasks include managing distribution of source reports and posting daily conference calls online
PROFESSIONAL AND PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES:
· Clean editing: Ability to help writers clarify and simplify their ideas
· Maintain quality under pressure and deadlines; ability to prioritize and shift gears
· Ability to identify inconsistencies
· Basic mathematical skills, statistical instincts
· Familiarity with AP style
· Proficiency in InDesign and Excel a plus Minimum 3 years' experience as an editor
· BA/BS degree
Full-time position, in Purchase, NY, some telecommuting permitted.
Send resume and two work samples (showing markup) to:
Joann Steck-Bayat Resumes@...