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Publication or Company Guideposts
Job Title Copy Editor, Mysterious Ways
Industry Magazine Publishing
Salary Leave Blank
Benefits 401K/403B, Bonuses, Dental, Health
Job Duration Full Time
Job Location New York, NY
Job Requirements This position is primarily responsible for copy edit of Mysterious Ways magazine. Responsibilities include:
•Proofread and copy edit stories for grammar, punctuation, spelling and style.
•Cut stories to fit layout without hurting the meaning or voice of the story.
•Work with editors, art department staff, managers and production staff in order to meet deadlines.
•Write and edit true stories for Mysterious Ways magazine and e-newsletter.
•Find and pitch stories for the magazine.
•Post on Facebook and Twitter one day a week.
•Act as backup to Guideposts and Angels on Earth magazine copy editor.

Experience/Education:
•Bachelor’s degree in English/Liberal Arts and minimum two years copy edit experience or a combination of education and experience
•Journalism and/or creative writing experience a strong plus
•Detail-oriented, firm grasp of grammar, style, spelling, research, punctuation according to Words into Type and Chicago Manual of Style.
•Effectiveness in planning
•Ability to express written and verbal ideas clearly
•Writing, editing, stability of performance under pressure.
•Proficient in InDesign.
•Comfortable using online CMS to post web stories.
•Familiarity with social media.

Salary range $45 to $48 annually
About Our Company Guideposts, a nonprofit organization, touches millions of lives every day through products and services that inspire, encourage and uplift. Our magazines, books, and outreach products and services help people connect their faith-filled values to their daily lives. To learn more visit www.guideposts.com/about.

Mysterious Ways is a new bi-monthly magazine published by Guideposts, featuring true stories of extraordinary moments and everyday miracles that reveal a hidden spiritual force at work in our lives. Have you ever felt a sudden, powerful urge to do something differently, and the result was even better than you could have ever imagined? Have you had an unlikely chance meeting turn into something wonderful, or received an unexpected answer just when you needed one? At one time or another, every one of us has. These moments can’t be easily explained. For people of faith, they are evidence of a higher power.
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