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Morning Copyeditor

EDGE publishes news and entertainment information targeted to the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender community. We are a rapidly-growing company offering benefits for full-time workers and a fun, diverse corporate climate.

The position of Morning Copyeditor is a Part-Time position.
Location: Remote.

Responsibilities

EDGE is seeking a part-time morning copyeditor. This is a remote position. The position consists of copyediting a number of stories in the morning. The hours are from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

- Copy runs from shorter news stories (250-800 words) to reviews (500-1,000 words) and features (700-1,500+ words). Candidates should feel comfortable quickly approving time-sensitive news stories.

- Candidates will be required to do light fact checking, including making sure names are correct, making sure pronouns are correct, relevant information is factual, and headlines are correct.

- Candidates will check for spelling/grammar and adhere to EDGE's style, make sure hyperlinks work correctly, and preview stories to ensure HTML coding and social media is properly embedded and the story looks clean.

- Candidates should feel comfortable communicating and working with editors via Slack, email, phone calls/texting, and video chat (Zoom, Google Meets, etc.) to discuss larger issues with stories.

Qualifications

2+ years of relevant experience with copyediting news/culture stories or features for digital publications.

Understanding social media, including Twitter, Facebook, TikTok, Instagram etc.

Quick learner with strong sense of urgency. Someone who can copyedit quickly and thoroughly in a short period of time.

Excellent command of the English language

Able to work independently and communicate with others virtually

Familiarity with content management systems, blogging platforms, and simple HTML.

Familiarity with communication platforms like Slack.

Additional Information

EDGE Media Network is a website serving LGBTQ readers in the United States. We have been online for 15 years. We have a national readership of 1.5 million unique readers per month on the website and on mobile devices.

Compensation

Hourly

Apply now!

To apply, send your resume and cover letter to [email protected]. Please reference job code 000060. NO CALLS PLEASE.


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