Copy Editor

Date PostedDecember 20, 2017
IndustryDigital Media
Job StatusNot Specified
SalaryNot Specified
Description:

Description:

We are currently expanding and seeking talented editors to join our growing NYC-Tax Correspondence division.

On a typical day, editors will edit and approve around 15-16 news articles and features covering a wide array of legal practice area of tax related stories. Additional responsibilities include writing headlines and reshaping ledes; line editing, copy editing and basic fact checking; and examining newsletters prior to publication. Copy desk shifts include 1:00-9:00 p.m. and 3:00-11:00 p.m. EST. Shift assignments are dependent upon department needs.

Required experience:

- Bachelor's degree in English, professional writing, journalism, communications or related field.

- Two years of full-time copy editing experience at a news organization.

- Exceptional skills in grammar, spelling, punctuation, syntax and vocabulary.

- Working knowledge of AP style.

- Extreme attention to detail and ability to meet deadlines.

 

Law360 offers extensive training on legal topics. Business or legal reporting or editing experience is not required. Please note: qualified candidates will be asked to complete an editing assessment electronically.

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