We are looking for an Editor with an eye for detail and expert knowledge of the English language to coordinate, review and edit content, as well as manage all steps in the publication process. A successful candidate understands what kind of writing is appropriate for business executives and strives to provide exceptional, informative, and engaging content that clearly delivers on what it promises clients.
Editors perform a variety of editorial duties, including formatting, fact checking and editing reports, research, conference presentations and time-sensitive deliverables for grammar, punctuation, clarity, concision and adherence to style and established methodologies.
In this role, you will:
- Review, rewrite and edit assigned documents or other deliverables every day to improve readability.
- Read documents closely to detect and correct errors in spelling, punctuation, grammar syntax and style.
- Use a content management system to capture editorial changes, reviews, and communications.
- Discuss and resolve any issues with authors.
- Verify facts, dates, and statistics, using standard reference sources.
- Edit with the reader or audience in mind.
- Help shape the development of policies, standards, and procedures within the Content Production department and in relation to improving the client experience.
- Help establish and implement quality controls throughout the workflow process.
- Work cross-functionally with all other teams/departments, including Research, IT and Design, to improve the overall workflow process, procedures, and systems.
- Take part in departmental projects.
- Undertake continuous, job-related training to maintain editorial quality levels and improve individual skills.
- Maintain an awareness of new terms or phrases coming into popular usage in your subject area.
- At least three years' editorial experience, preferably working for newspapers, magazines or journals in the field of IT or communications technology, in a busy environment with strict deadlines.
- Bachelor's degree in English, Journalism or Liberal Arts.
- Excellent English language skills in editing and writing.
- Tact, firmness and sound intuition when dealing with analysts and others.
- Numerate and visually literate.
- Proven ability to manage projects and juggle a diverse workload.
- Knack for learning and understanding new concepts.
- Well versed in G Suite and in Microsoft Office applications (primarily Word, PowerPoint and Excel).
- Knowledge of Associated Press (AP) style.
- Past experience of working in a content management system is helpful.
- Knowledge of the technology industry is helpful.
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