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Editor | Part - Time

Location:
Seattle
Job Terms:
Temporary
Start date:
07/01/2019
Posted By:
Alexa Falcone
Date:
05/31/2019

Job Description:

*Open to West Coast remote talent.

Job Description:

Client is looking for a part-time Proofer/Editor to review client's internal documents. No content creation planned at this time. Approx. 10-20 hours/week. 

Responsibilities: 

Manage quality assurance of all posted news alerts to ensure timeliness, efficiency, and accuracy 
Provide general assistance and oversight to the entire news team on an around-the-clock basis (standardized workflow, internal collaboration, and mentorship) 
Identify compelling and actionable new alert formats and test markets for pilot programs 
Work with product team to optimize CMS and provide solutions for necessary improvements 
Develop internal reports on news trends and relevant team statistics 

Basic Qualifications: 

Bachelor’s degree in Journalism/English/Communications or equivalent professional experience 
5+ years of experience in breaking news, crime reporting, and/or editorial operations 
3+ years of people management and/or department leadership 

Preferred Qualifications: 

Deep and nuanced knowledge of American crime trends 
Organized, detail oriented, with excellent communication skills 
Demonstrate a positive, can-do, go-the-extra-mile attitude 
Strong news judgment that allows for quick decisions in a breaking news environment 
Provided direct, opinionated, and timely feedback to a team of writers/editors 
Utilized social media channels to gather breaking news 
Developed and distributed weekly performance reports 
Updated reporting practices and style guides 
Launched new projects or programs within a larger organization