Copy Chief, Country Living (1629)

Location
New York
Posted
Nov 09, 2012
Closes
Dec 09, 2012
Contact
Hearst Recruiter
Category
Publishing
Duration
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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