Freelance Copyeditors

Employer
Location
Washington
Posted
Feb 14, 2014
Closes
Mar 16, 2014
Contact
Ms. Erni Bridges
Duration
Freelance
McMURRY/TMG is looking for exceptional freelancers to verify facts in and copyedit our branded online content. We want to partner with smart, fast, flexible, copy editors who:

• are news- and web-savvy, with knowledge of AP style
• have reliable computers and dependable broadband internet access
• can commit to a regular on-call editing window of up to 5 hours during EST business hours and/or can pick up quick-turnaround items after EST business hours
• are willing to sign a confidentiality agreement

In addition to excellent editorial judgment and superior copyediting chops, we need people who are:

• skilled at collaborating with project managers, editors or social media journalists—and comfortable doing so by email, chat and/or phone
• experienced with browser-based content management systems (WordPress, Drupal) and online editorial conventions
• familiar with, or open to using, online collaboration tools (such as Editorially, Draft, Penflip and Kapost)
• proficient at change tracking in MS Word
• familiarity with/willingness to learn Markdown and/or basic HTML markup is a major plus.

Tell us more about yourself, your experiences editing online copy and your skills and capabilities.

Please visit http://mcmurrytmg.com > Careers to check out open positions across all our locations. Select the position you wish to apply to and submit your cover letter and resume.



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