|Date Posted||June 27, 2019|
|Industry||Newspapers / Wires|
The New York Times Editing Center, a fast-paced 40-person editing and production operation in Gainesville, Florida, seeks an experienced copy editor to work primarily on the NYT News Service, delivering content for hundreds of domestic and international clients. Taking the tasks seriously without taking yourself too seriously would separate the top candidates for a position that comes with high expectations and responsibility.
Write story descriptions for print and online audiences.
Edit and trim New York Times stories for a global audience, while adhering to Times standards.
3+ years’ experience as an editor for a professional publication.
Bachelor’s degree in journalism or a related subject.
Ability to slot other editors’ stories.
Demonstrated ability to compress complex stories while keeping the writers’ voice.
Knowledge of and curiosity about world events and how The New York Times covers them.
Ability to work on multiple projects, on multiple deadlines, with clarity and consistency.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal.
Willingness to work a flexible schedule, often driven by the news in a global environment.
An appreciation for The Times’ mission and a commitment to be a part of the company’s innovation and growth.
The New York Times is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce, one that reflects the varied global community we serve. Our journalism and the products we build in the service of that journalism greatly benefit from a range of perspectives, which can only come from diversity of all types, across our ranks, at all levels of the organization. Achieving true diversity and inclusion is the right thing to do. It is also the smart thing for our business. So we strongly encourage women, veterans, people with disabilities, people of color and gender nonconforming candidates to apply.
The New York Times Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of an individual's sex, age, race, color, creed, national origin, alienage, religion, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation or affectional preference, gender identity and expression, disability, genetic trait or predisposition, carrier status, citizenship, veteran or military status and other personal characteristics protected by law. All applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to legally protected characteristics.