Freelance Copy Editor

Centerfield Media

Los Angeles, California

Date Posted June 24, 2024
Industry Digital Media
Specialty Consumer
Job Status Not Specified


Are you ready for an opportunity to grow with Centerfield?

We’re a cutting-edge digital marketing and sales technology company headquartered in the heart of Silicon Beach with additional offices in New York, Boston, Florida, and Jamaica. Our growing organization continues to impact the AdTech space by providing end-to-end customer acquisition services and analytics for our high-profile clients, while also successfully tailoring every step of the customer’s shopping experience. 

As part of our platform, we feature a number of B2B and B2C sites that focus on a variety of topics, including: addressing the needs of small and medium-sized businesses; home and digital security, the internet/broadband services, auto insurance, and senior living. 


Centerfield is looking for a freelance copy editor to join our content team. Your primary duties will include proofreading and editing short- and long-form articles and reviews of products and services. You will work primarily with the copy chief to deliver compelling, quality content to our readers. We are seeking a professional copy editor who will edit content for clarity and proper usage, is well-versed in AP style, and will ensure our content meets the needs of our readers and our sites. Familiarity with SEO would be helpful. 

In this role, you will:

  • Proofread, copy edit, and occasionally fact-check content for mechanics, clarity, organization, and readability

  • Work with copy chief to ensure articles and reviews align with company goals

  • Ensure content complies with AP style and our in-house style guides

  • Manage multiple assignments while meeting rigid deadlines in a fast-paced environment

You have:

  • A bachelor's degree, preferably in English, marketing, or journalism

  • An expert command of grammar, spelling, punctuation, and syntax in addition to strong writing skills

  • Proficiency in AP style and an excellent memory for stylistic rules and guidelines

  • Excellent planning and organization skills

  • Superb attention to detail to ensure error-free work

  • Excellent interpersonal skills; ability to communicate effectively with others individually and in a group environment

  • The ability to work well under pressure, adjusting to multiple demands and shifting priorities while adhering to tight deadlines

  • A natural ability to identify discrepancies and/or issues in written content, and to resolve them with the copy chief and other editors while providing constructive feedback

  • Proficiency in G Suite (Google Workspace)

  • A knack for applying grammar/style rules effectively in context; a good balance of prescriptive and descriptive editing styles

  • The capability to troubleshoot complex problems

  • Four or more years of professional copy editing experience

  • Experience in editing or writing marketing, SEO, and/or online content

  • The ability to work independently


We're seeking talented professionals to join our team. If you are interested in this opportunity, submit your resume and a cover letter that explains why you are well suited for this position. You may be asked to submit samples of your copy editing work. There is an editing test for qualified candidates. Note: This is a remote position. While weekly hours will vary depending on business needs, generally speaking, the copy editor will need to have the capacity to work up to at least 30 hours on a given week. They should also be available to work primarily during normal Pacific Standard Time business hours (8 a.m.-5 p.m.). 

Pay rate is $30-$35, based on skills and experience.



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