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Editor

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We are looking for an Editor with an eye for detail and expert knowledge of the English language to coordinate, review and edit content for improvement, as well as manage all steps in the publication process. A successful candidate understands what kind of writing is appropriate for business executives, can apply developmental editing skills to guide authors on utility and consumability, and strives to provide exceptional, informative and engaging content to 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:

  • Prepare, 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 author(s).
  • Verify facts, dates and statistics, using standard reference sources.
  • Edit with the reader or audience in mind. Developmental editing will be needed in some of your work to ensure the utility and consumability of all documents for our clients; guiding authors with clear advice and examples of what good looks like.
  • Help shape the development of policies, standards and procedures within the editorial team 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 to improve the overall workflow process, procedures and systems.
  • Assist in training authors on publishing process requirements and editorial style.
  • 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(s).

Job requirements:

  • At least three years' editorial experience in a busy environment with strict deadlines.
  • Bachelor's degree in English, Journalism or Liberal Arts. (Don’t have a degree but have proven experience editing? Apply with us anyway.)
  • Excellent English language skills in editing and writing.
  • Tact, firmness and sound intuition when dealing with authors 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 Google Workspace and Microsoft Office applications (primarily Word, PowerPoint and Excel).
  • Experience in Multimedia skills such as video and podcast editing are a plus.

* Please note, this is a hybrid role. You will have the ability to work from home occasionally. The successful candidate should be within reasonable commuting distance of either our Barcelona, Spain office or Egham/London UK office so they can attend the office as and when needed.

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Who are we?  

At Gartner, Inc. (NYSE:IT), we guide the leaders who shape the world.

Our mission relies on expert analysis and bold ideas to deliver actionable, objective insight, helping enterprise leaders and their teams succeed with their mission-critical priorities.

Since our founding in 1979, we’ve grown to more than 20,000 associates globally who support ~15,000 client enterprises in ~90 countries and territories. We do important, interesting and substantive work that matters. That’s why we hire associates with the intellectual curiosity, energy and drive to want to make a difference. The bar is unapologetically high. So is the impact you can have here.

What makes Gartner a great place to work?  

Our sustained success creates limitless opportunities for you to grow professionally and flourish personally. We have a vast, virtually untapped market potential ahead of us, providing you with an exciting trajectory long into the future. How far you go is driven by your passion and performance.

We hire remarkable people who collaborate and win as a team. Together, our singular, unifying goal is to deliver results for our clients.

Our teams are inclusive and composed of individuals from different geographies, cultures, religions, ethnicities, races, genders, sexual orientations, abilities and generations.

We invest in great leaders who bring out the best in you and the company, enabling us to multiply our impact and results. This is why, year after year, we are recognized worldwide as a great place to work .

What do we offer?  

Gartner offers world-class benefits, highly competitive compensation and disproportionate rewards for top performers. 

In our hybrid work environment, we provide the flexibility and support for you to thrive — working virtually when it's productive to do so and getting together with colleagues in a vibrant community that is purposeful, engaging and inspiring.

Ready to grow your career with Gartner? Join us.


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