Editor

The Street Sheet

Miami, Florida

Date Posted September 20, 2022
Industry Financial Services
Specialty Financial Writing
Required Education Bachelor's Degree
Telecommute? Yes
Job Status Freelance
Salary Negotiable
Website https://thestreetsheet.co/

Description:

Responsibilities:

The Street Sheet, a Walk-On Holdings brand, is looking for an Editor to join our growing team. In this dynamic role, you will be integral in helping us create professional-grade content for ourselves and our clients. You will be "the last line of defense" before our content is published to millions of readers.

What you’ll do:

The Editor will be responsible for overseeing spelling, syntax, grammar, and style and ensuring consistency for written articles, audio copy, and social media posts. The Editor will also help writers with fact-checking and ensure that all written content has the proper voice, context, balance, and clarity. The Editor may help editorialize and select stories to cover. The Editor may also handle communication between Walk-On Holdings and our clients.

Responsibilities could include, but are not limited to:

  • Editorializing stories for weekly email newsletter
  • Proofreading stories thoroughly and editing copy on a strict deadline
  • Ensuring voice and tone are in line with the editorial strategy
  • Helping establish and maintain style guidelines
  • Assisting writers, editors, and producers with writing headlines and captions
  • Handling client communication, including responding to questions, comments, and copy feedback
  • Special projects as assigned

Required Background

  • Bachelor's degree
  • At least 5 years working in/covering the finance industry
  • At least 3 years working as a copy editor in daily journalism
  • Strong knowledge of AP style and business news
  • Ability to adapt content to style that is relatable, conversational, and understandable for a broader, non-financial audience
  • Ability to quickly edit complicated financial news stories to ensure they are understandable and relatable for a broad user base
  • Outstanding communication skills
  • Demonstrated experience in helping writers and editors improve and tighten copy under strict deadlines
  • Ability to work quickly and under pressure
  • Working knowledge of digital media technology
  • Strong experience or interest in business journalism or personal finance and investing topics
  • Knowledge of financial markets and terminology

Industry

  • Online Media

Employment Type

Contract

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