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18 Jan 2024

Full-Time Content Editor

Newsweek – Posted by remotejobsninja United Kingdom

Job Description

Newsweek is seeking a talented and motivated content editor to join our growing team. The right candidate has experience editing and shaping a sizeable number of daily articles at a news publication or in a similar role. As part of this team, you will work closely with a group of talented content creators and an assigning editor to shape, package and enhance content to meet Newsweek standards and engage our diverse audience.

Key Responsibilities

  • Editing Content: Primary responsibility involves editing content that has been produced by a creator, ensuring stories flow naturally, maintain consistency in tone, and align with our editorial voice.
  • Quality Assurance: Rigorously proofread articles for grammatical accuracy, factual correctness, and stylistic consistency, ensuring all content is publication-ready.
  • Contextual Enhancement: Add depth and context to stories as needed, enriching content with insights, additional information, and relevant perspectives.
  • Collaboration: Work closely with the editorial team and content creators to align content with editorial guidelines and thematic focuses.
  • Feedback Loop: Provide constructive feedback to improve the content creation process, identifying recurring issues and suggesting enhancements.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications, English, or a related field.
  • Solid experience in copy editing, preferably in a newsroom or digital publication environment.
  • Exceptional command of the English language, with strong editing and proofreading skills. Familiarity with AP Style or similar editorial guidelines.
  • Comfortable with digital publishing tools and adaptable to new technologies.
  • Ability to discern subtleties in language and narrative flow.
  • Meticulous attention to detail and commitment to accuracy.
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously under tight deadlines.

Newsweek is an equal opportunity employer. We seek employees of diverse backgrounds and are committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and respectful workplace.

Job Categories: Remote Editing Jobs. Job Types: Full-Time.

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