Experienced Copy Editors
Jul 5, 2022
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
--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.
The Right Content Editor will have at least 5 years of proven editing experience with a company:
--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
° 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.
° 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.
MDI is an equal opportunity employer, welcoming all qualified candidates to apply regardless of nationality, ethnicity, religion, gender, age, or disabilities.
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.