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Part-time Copy Editor/Writer


Category

Journalism and Editing

Job Location

Anywhere, USA

Tracking Code

465-897

Position Type

Part-Time

Part-time Copy Editor/Writer

 

SmartBrief is seeking a part-time copy editor/writer to search for, write and copy edit online business and consumer news summaries for our email newsletters. If youlove the challenges of writing and editing and thrive in a fast-paced, deadline-intensive work environment, you'll fit right in. The right candidate must have solid news judgment, be able to write and edit for content as well as AP style, have knowledge of proper grammar and workunder tight deadlines. Approximately 60% of the time will be spent looking for and summarizing appropriate news stories; 40% of the time will be spent on copy editing.

 

We’re looking for someone with at least three years of experience as a copy editor and a writer. This is a telecommuting position. Hours are 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Eastern Time, Monday through Friday. Applicants will be asked to take a timed test.

 

Required Skills & Experience:

At least three years of experience as a journalist, copy editor or proven writing and editing skills.
Knowledge of AP style.
Ability to write and edit quickly and accurately on deadline.
Ability to work independently.
Facility for using online publishing tools.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills.

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