Experienced Copy Editors

Job ID 

10-693

Date Posted

Jul 5, 2022

Site Type

Remote, Anywhere

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Description

MDI seeks 2 experienced and dedicated Copy Editors for their upcoming marketing campaigns.


:::Daily Job Tasks:::

--Read content and correct for errors in spelling, punctuation, and grammar

--Rewrite copy to make it easier for readers to understand

--Verify facts using standard reference sources

--Evaluate submissions from writers to decide what to publish

--Work with remote writers to help their ideas and stories succeed

--Plan the content of digital media and publications according to the publication’s style and editorial policy

--Develop story and content ideas while being mindful of the audience

--Allocate space for the text, photos, and illustrations

--Approve final versions submitted by staff



:::Work Schedule:::

--Monday through Friday (Eastern Time/ New York)

--6 hours per work day must be completed (work hours are tracked in our system when you log into the team portal)

--2 hours per week, meeting with writers and sales/marketing team (through Skype Business)


* Must be able to commit to this weekly schedule; hours will be semi-flexible.

Requirements

The Right Content Editor will have at least 5 years of proven editing experience with a company:


--Suggesting revisions

--Improving clarity or accuracy

--Carrying out research, confirming sources for writers, and verifying facts, dates, and statistics

--Arranging page layouts of articles, photographs, and advertising


:::Education Requirement:::

° Must have a Bachelor's Degree in Marketing, Business, and/or Communications—or possess the ability to demonstrate some college coursework completion via certificates or verifiable transcripts.


Compensation/Benefits

° Hourly compensation/ independent contractor/ 6-month contract, permanent employment opportunity available after 6-month contract evaluation;

° Unable to offer US work permits with permanent employment;

° Salary will be based on experience (negotiable); starting salary is USD $22.50 per hour.

Company Profile

MDI is an equal opportunity employer, welcoming all qualified candidates to apply regardless of nationality, ethnicity, religion, gender, age, or disabilities.
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Tips to Get Shortlisted:


° Discuss your editing experience—in detail. Applications without 5 years of experience and a proper position title "Experienced Content Editor" will not be considered.

° Please provide details about your work experience and education.

° Avoid typos and poor US English grammar.

° Type your responses in complete sentences to showcase professional writing abilities.

° Do not contact the company directly with questions/comments about your application or position.

° Provide honest responses.

Site/ Locations

Remote, Anywhere

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