Copy Editor

AList, Pasadena, California

Date PostedFebruary 05, 2018
IndustryDigital Media
SpecialtyBusiness/Technology
Job StatusFull-time
SalaryNegotiable
Websitehttp://alistdaily.com
Description:

Does the endlessly changing media landscape fascinate you? Do you have fastidious attention to detail second-to-none? Do you harbor a deep love for the English language? Moreover, do you love wielding a red pen?

You’ll be the final line of defense through our daily news cycle, ensuring our fast-growing editorial team at AList delivers quality stories from our newsroom straight to each and every one of our subscribers. You’ll check articles for technical, grammatical and stylistic consistency, and your excellent organizational skills and ability to prioritize demands to meet deadlines will ensure the publication’s continued success.

Responsibilities:

  • Edit daily stories for factual accuracy, grammar, style and flow

  • Check each story for use of Chicago Manual of Style

  • Work closely with editorial producer to QA site

  • Connect with writers and assist with research of topics/locate contacts where appropriate (with priority on bigger projects)

  • Provide copy edits for special projects

  • Develop conventions and keep us abreast of them

  • QA digital stories, videos and social media

Must Have:

  • At least two years’ experience working in digital newsroom

  • An editorial sensibility and exceptional writing skills

  • Critical thinking skills

  • A strong interest in marketing and advertising, the entertainment industry, gaming, news and pop culture

  • Excellent bedside manner in dealing with editors and writers

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Detail-oriented individual who is highly organized and an efficient time manager

  • Ability to multitask in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment

  • Knowledge of Content Management Systems

  • Positive attitude and team-oriented mentality

  • Ability to take direction well

Good To Have:

  • Familiarity with WordPress

  • Working knowledge of and a strong level of comfort with social media platforms

  • A sense of humor

 

About AListDaily

We’re an industry-leading, daily B2B publication devoted to informing and inspiring the most vital members of the marketing community. We report on insights, trends, data and analysis via our site, events and newsletter, facilitating an active community for our readership across platforms to connect and share insights.

 

Visit alistdaily.com to get a sense of our coverage.

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