Pennington, NJ
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posted by:
Janna Karstens

Job Description:


Our client is a large financial institution in Pennington, NJ and they are looking for an Editor to join their team for 12+ month contract role. This Editor job is 40 hours a week, health benefits and 401K offered.

Editor Responsibilities/Position Summary: 
The Writer/Editor is responsible for creating/updating communications, including retirement plan highlight updates for plan sponsors serviced by the company. The Editor will work collaboratively with designers, project management, and compliance in a fast-paced, demanding, environment. A lot of the writing involves rewriting/reshaping existing pieces, rather than developing pieces from scratch. Experience writing and editing for financial/retirement is preferred but experience in a more traditional, hard-news environment (newspaper, wire service, etc.) rather than a PR firm, marketing agency or corporate/internal communications would also be a good fit.

Minimum Requirements for Editor role: 
• Bachelor’s Degree 
• 3-5 years work experience 
• Intermediate proficiency in MS Word 
• Demonstrated copy-editing and writing skills (Work Sample(s) required at time of submission) 
• Demonstrated editorial success in a fast-paced, demanding, client-driven environment 
• Excellent communication skills (both verbal and written) 
• Superior organizational skills and attention to detail are essential 
• Ability to multi-task and work independently 

Desired for Editor position:
• Financial services (particularly retirement industry) experience preferred