Assistant Copy Editor

Coffey Communications, Walla Walla, Washington

Date PostedJune 13, 2018
IndustryMagazines / Publishing
Job StatusFull-time
SalaryEntry Level

We’re looking for an Assistant Copy Editor who is excited about perfecting the written word as a member of a collaborative, fast-paced production team. In this position, you will serve as a resource for the copy editor team and assist with quality checks for Coffey’s content projects. As a member of the Coffey team, you will be responsible for communicating with your team members at all stages of production. You will be required to juggle and prioritize multiple projects to meet daily production deadlines.

Our corporate office is located in Walla Walla, Washington. This position would require you to join us here (warm welcome included). 

What you’ll do:

  • Check client-supplied phone numbers and web addresses for accuracy. Call phone numbers and update specs as needed.
  • Double-check client proof changes as needed.
  • Make copy corrections in InDesign after internal proofreading and clients’ reviews. Become familiar with specs for each client.
  • Meet all deadlines for assigned tasks. Able to plan and manage time efficiently and to handle more than one project at a time. Able to quickly shift between tasks.

What you’ll get:

  • Work that is exciting, engaging and fulfilling.
  • Co-workers who are creative, collaborative and dedicated.
  • A work environment that is customer-centric.
  • Relocation assistance.
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and vision coverage and company contributions to a health savings account (HSA).
  • Eight paid holidays.
  • Paid holiday break between Christmas and New Year’s.
  • Three weeks of PTO, prorated based on start date.
  • A competitive 401(k) plan.
  • Company-paid life insurance.
  • Free healthy snack options.
  • Profit sharing.

What you’ll need to succeed:

  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism, English, marketing or communications or related fields.
  • Strong verbal, written and interpersonal skills. Strong customer service orientation.
  • Feeling comfortable making cold phone calls.
  • Familiarity with AP (Associate Press) style.
  • Familiarity with Adobe InDesign preferred.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.

About Coffey Communications:  

Coffey is a leading provider of content marketing solutions for hospitals and health plans across the country. Our websites, mobile options and publications increase consumer awareness and strengthen brand identity while providing health information and promoting healthy lifestyles.

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