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Tricia Hendrix
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over 6 months ago

Are a whiz with words? Do you constantly correct other people's grammar? ; ) Daily Kos is looking for an experienced copy editor to work from home!!

About Daily Kos

Daily Kos is the nation’s largest liberal online political community, news organization, and activism hub. Powered by millions of dedicated activists, we’re transforming media and political organizing by empowering regular Americans to reshape a realm that was once the domain of the rich, powerful, and connected. We are news you can do something about.

About the role

Under the direction of the Content Services Manager, this quick-thinking, detail-oriented, language-loving person will support our Content Division and perform general copy editing and proofreading. We’re looking for a person who is comfortable working with writers who have different levels of experience and is willing to help them shape their passion and knowledge on a subject into sharp, impactful storytelling. The Copy Editor will have the opportunity to polish and perfect news and analysis pieces written by staff writers and community contributors, ensure that the site has a consistent and professional tone and style, and bolster Daily Kos’ mission.

Responsibilities

  • Work with Content Services Manager, Managing Editors, and copy editing team to copy edit, fact check, and proof stories published to Daily Kos
  • Review content for proper punctuation, grammar, and syntax
  • Refine headlines, ledes, image selections, and photo captions
  • Help create and update in-house style rules
  • Use constructive feedback and knowledge sharing to develop writers and improve performance

Experience

  • 4+ years of copy editing experience for print and/or digital publications
  • Experience working in a newsroom environment a big plus

Qualifications

  • Superb editing and proofreading skills
  • Journalism or English coursework or certification
  • Thorough knowledge of AP Stylebook
  • Keen eye and strong mastery of English grammar
  • Ability to multitask in a fast-paced, dynamic environment full of distractions
  • Capable of working quickly and accurately under pressure and tight deadlines
  • Willingness to travel occasionally for events or retreats
  • Be tech and internet savvy (we use Google Docs, Slack, Dropbox, Asana, and lots of other tools that make work life easier)

Nice to have

Perfectionist tendencies and impeccable attention to detail Experience editing writers while maintaining voice and tone Strong feelings about the Oxford comma.

Salary Range

$52,000 – $57,000

Benefits

This position is a 40 hour/week, full-time exempt position and reports to the Content Services Manager. Candidates must be legally eligible to work in the United States. The position offers a flexible work environment, the ability to work remotely or from home, competitive salary, excellent benefits including: full medical, dental and vision benefits, 401K with a company match, remote worker stipend, professional development stipend, company-paid holidays, a generous vacation package, traumatic grief leave, as well as employer-paid parental/family leave. Our organizational commitment to personal growth and work-life balance reduces churn and encourages a very rewarding long term position.

Does this sound like your dream job?

APPLY HERE

#workfromhome #NationwideUSA #Hiringnews #jobsearch #editor #copywriter #writer #DailyKos

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Tricia Hendrix
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over 6 months ago

Red Ventures is looking for an editor who will help lead our travel, airlines, hotels, point and miles, and related coverage on MillionMileSecrets.com.

This editor will be responsible for ideating, assigning, editing, and publishing content in a newsroom-style setting (with both internal and freelance writers). Stories will range all the way from hard-hitting, long form data studies to quick breaking news and first-person travel narratives. A passion for writing about travel, credit cards, and points & miles is preferred, but candidates with broader expertise in covering financial services and/or a demonstrated history of mastering new subjects quickly may also qualify. We welcome remote applicants for this role.

What You’ll Do:

  • Ideate, assign, edit, and publish content based on trending news analysis and topical data.
  • Actively cultivate deeper subject matter expertise with ongoing industry research and networking.
  • Manage and develop internal and freelance writers to increase their subject matter expertise and improve their craft.
  • Act as an expert spokesperson for Million Mile Secrets in interviews with the media about our coverage.
  • Work closely with other teams (SEO, business analysts, etc) to optimize editorial content for organic search and other cross-functional priorities.

What They Are Looking For:

  • 1+ years writing/editing experience
  • A passion for writing about travel, credit cards, points & miles
  • Experience making complex topics easy to understand in a narrative story
  • Experience with a CMS like WordPress
  • A passion for narrative stories, research, and innovative content strategy

The Benefits:

This role offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits program for full-time employees, including medical, dental and vision coverage, paid time off, life insurance, disability coverage, employee assistance program, 401(k) plan and a paid parental leave program.

Want to get started writing from home?

HECK yes let's DO this!

#workfromhome #Hiringnews #NationwideUSA #jobsearch #writer #editor #RedVenture

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Lenin Pina
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over 6 months ago

These 2 companies are currently hiring full time, work from home Editors, (US Remote/Virtual).

Use the company links below to explore more job details and submit your online job application(s) for immediate employment review.

Work From Home Application Tips to Help Get You HIRED!

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charlotte halstead
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over 6 months ago

I am a former newspaper editor looking for a stay at home job to supplement a widow's income. Experienced in all types of writing. #parttime #proofreader #editor

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Rhys Gregory
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over 6 months ago

who can edit videos?

do you know anyone who know how to edit videos? #editor #workfromhome #skillset #videos #video

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Melissa Shann
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over 6 months ago

Good morning everyone, I am in the process of establishing my Editing business and am in need of some marketing advice to attract Writing Professionals, as well as those who have other documents and works which need editing help. Thank you in advance, and best wishes to you all as you embark upon your dream job!

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Jason Thompson
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over 6 months ago

niflheimmedia.com

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Linda Tucker
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over 6 months ago

Do NOT work there. Not a conducive environment for anyone wanting to work.

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Arthur Ford
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over 6 months ago

I am the chief editor

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Gainfulraptor Mckeehan
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over 6 months ago

They are an amazing group of people and a wonderful team. I am still working with them but am looking to expand

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