Senior Copy Editor

Washington, DC
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Chris Woodbridge

Job Description:

Our client in Washington, DC is seeking a Senior Copy Editor for full-time support needed for 12 months.

Senior Copy Editor

**This role will be off-site to start, due to COVID restrictions, but the eventual intent is to be onsite.
• provide support in all media formats including print, web, priority blogs, e-books, tablet, etc.
• copy-editing and proofreading all original and acquired editorial content.
• examines body text, headlines, decks, captions, credits, charts and all other editorial components for corrections in spelling, grammar, punctuation and style.
• examine photos and illustrations for any possible content problems.
• identify and develop possible improvements in meaning, clarity, cohesiveness, balance, "missing pieces," repetitions and other problems.
• fact-check copy for errors as required (basic fact-check only)
• review all online copy prior to publishing for formatting errors, broken links and other usability flaws

Client Description:

Our client is one of the largest non-profits in the US, with a very user-centric vision and a strong social mission. This organization dedicates its efforts on increasing membership with a strong focus digitally, via social media, and digital marketing.  The vibe is collaborative, fast-paced, and overall, passionate. The people who work here live and breathe the organization’s mission of enhancing the quality of life, and championing social change.

Work here and:

  • Help target memberships now and into the future to develop products specifically targeted to those relatively new to the workforce

  • Have your voice be heard. Our client prides itself on considering the input of all involved in projects

  • Work with fellow freelancers who know that they’re working on projects designed for the betterment of communities

  • Work on national campaigns that are targeted by community

  • Work with others who are interested in outreach and volunteerism

Our client has made customer engagement a priority and is interested in all candidates who are passionate about it as well.