MDI seeks an experienced Content Editor to review copy for errors in grammar, punctuation, spelling; check for readability, style, and agreement with editorial policy.
Previous Work Experience and Requirements
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
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.
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 $12.50 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.
Position Title: Experienced Content Editor