Copy Editor, Mysterious Ways

New York
Dec 21, 2012
Jan 20, 2013
Ms. Human Resources
Full Time
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.

•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

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