Headline Writer/Copy Editor

The Washington Times

Washington, District of Columbia

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Date Posted September 08, 2021
Industry Newspaper for Sale
Specialty Editorial
Required Education Bachelor's Degree
Job Status Full-time
Salary Negotiable
Website http://www.washingtontimes.com

Description:

 

The Washington Times is looking for a creative, and resourceful individual to join our news team as a Headline Writer/Copy Editor. The successful candidate will be skilled at writing eye-catching, SEO headlines and editing articles for optimal results online and in print. The position requires a sharp eye for detail while editing for content, grammar and length as well as ensuring accuracy and clarity. Checking facts and correcting errors before articles are published are a must. Experience with social media and online trends is a plus.

The ideal candidate will have earned a bachelor’s degree and have 2 to 5 years of news headline-writing and copy-editing experience. The ability to write clean and concise copy and to meet daily digital and print deadlines is a must. Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills and a proven ability to meet competing deadlines are necessary.

The Washington Times offers a competitive base salary and commission, as well as, medical, dental, vision, company-paid life insurance, and a generous paid time off program, matching 401(k) plan, and free on-site parking!    If you have a huge drive to succeed, outstanding work ethic, integrity, a proven professional with excellent communication skills who is ready to take the lead, apply TODAY!

 

The Washington Times is an Equal Opportunity Employer

The Washington Times is committed to providing equal employment opportunities All qualified applicants and employees will be considered for employment and advancement without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, physical or mental disability, age, genetic information, sexual