Copy Chief, Country Living (1629)

New York
Nov 09, 2012
Dec 09, 2012
Hearst Recruiter
Full Time
Country Living Magazine seeks an experienced Copy Chief.

Primary purpose: Responsible for copyediting all text and top-editing all recipes for grammar, voice, and consistency. We are looking for a very detail-oriented person who is able to multitask, work under tight deadlines, and function as a one-person department.

Principal duties include:

• Copyedit all text and edit all recipes for the brand (including occasional marketing materials) from electronic file through contract proof.

• Shepherd and track individual stories, ensuring that all changes are accounted for.

• Identify word repetitions in stories, sections, and issues.

• Work closely with all departments to fit text and meet daily deadlines.

• Set house style and maintain house style guide.

• Use Chicago Manual of Style, Words into Type, Webster’s Eleventh Edition, and other relevant resources to support changes.

• Top edit 14 to 30 recipes for accuracy, style, consistency, and fit and shepherd 2 recipe stories from manuscript through close.

• Generate heds/deks/captions.

Candidates must be trained in New York City but can work remotely.

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