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Company: Hanover Research
Copy Editor
Job Status:  Not Specified
Ad Expires: 
December 13, 2013
Job ID: 1542053


Hanover Research – Copy Editor

Hanover Research is a global information services firm providing knowledge support to both for-profit and non-profit organizations.  Through our unique, fixed-cost model we provide customized, timely, and authoritative research and advice enabling our clients to make informed decisions, identify and seize opportunities, and heighten their effectiveness.

The Copy Editor will be based in our Arlington, VA office and is responsible for supporting the Hanover Content Team. He/She will edit high-impact reports that capture client-specific requests.  This individual will support senior level research staff in proofreading client-ready reports. 
Primary responsibilities will include the following:

·         Assist Content Directors with editing client-specific reports and presentations;

·         Review and edit content for style, grammar, punctuation, syntax, and spelling;

·         Modify content to clarify meaning and improve readability;

·         Provide constructive and actionable feedback to writers.

Location: Arlington, VA

The following skills and attributes are highly desired:

·         Excellent written and verbal communication skills; effectiveness in conveying clear, well-understood and articulated messages;

·         Outstanding organizational skills and attention to detail;

·         Maintain tight project deadlines;

·         Ability and desire to work in a challenging, fast-paced environment;

·         Ability to work quickly and independently with minimal guidance or oversight;

·         An extremely strong and demonstrable work ethic;

·         Experience writing for a business / professional audience is preferred. 

Minimum Education Required:
Bachelor’s degree in English, Journalism, Communications or related discipline is preferred, though candidates with relevant experience who hold other degrees will be considered.
Minimum Experience:
1- 3 years of full-time or part-time copyediting experience; previous leadership, professional, and/or internship experience must be quantified or resumes will not be considered.
If you feel that you meet these qualifications, please apply online at:  

Please include a résumé, detailed cover letter outlining your experience, and writing sample (consisting of no more than 8 pages) in a Word or PDF document.

Applicants failing to include a cover letter AND writing sample will not be considered.

Hanover Research is an Equal Opportunity Employer. While all applications will be reviewed, we regret that only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.


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