Employment Type
Pro bono
Beginning of employment
Immediately
Industry
Communication & Social Media
Job Location
Remote work possible
Working Hours
3-5 hours weekly
Date posted
02/03/2019
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Position: Copy Editor

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Position
Copy Editor
Description

If you have a love of language and enjoy working to perfect a sentence, we offer an opportunity as our Copy Editor to use your editing skills to make all our written communication serve the copy editor’s “4-C’s” – clarity, coherence, consistency, and correctness.

This position requires a passion for writing, a sharp eye for detail and the ability to work well under pressure.

Responsibilities

Specifically, as our Copy Editor, you will have one or more of the following responsibilities:

Review and correct written material to improve accuracy, readability, and fitness for its purpose, and to ensure that it is free of error, omission, inconsistency, and repetition;

Consider the structure and organization of material and correct internal inconsistencies and discrepancies;

Edit mechanical elements such as grammar, spelling, and punctuation;

Provide comments on any information you know to be incorrect;

Point out any biased language without infringing on the author’s meaning;

Work closely with writers, suggesting changes to enhance articles’ readability, conciseness and style;

Help writers research topics and locate and contact sources.

Contacts

you.matter@peace-innovation.org