Copy Editor

Employer
Location
New York
Posted
Mar 17, 2014
Closes
Apr 16, 2014
Contact
Mr. David Weber
Duration
Freelance
About the Position
Architizer is looking for a Freelance Copy Editor to edit content covering architecture, design, materials, and product innovation that is relevant to architects and design professionals around the world. The ideal candidate is a savvy wordsmith who is self-driven, adaptable, and excited about architecture and design. Previous experience copy editing for print or online publications is essential.

Applicants should be:
- Pithy and articulate with a knack for crafting prose that is smart and punchy
- Confident in delivering clean, concise copy under tight deadlines
- Visual, with a great eye for striking images
- Knowledgeable about design

Main Responsibilities
- Edit daily posts on architecture and design
- Work with writers to refine and develop articles
- Craft snappy headlines
- Choosing images and lead images for articles

Requirements
- Bachelor’s degree
- Well versed in AP Style, with at least one to two years of editing experience
- Able to work remotely Monday-Friday, part-time, perhaps 10 am - 3 pm EST, while maintaining responsiveness in communication
- Able to commute to our Midtown Manhattan office for the first week for training
- Proven experience hitting deadlines

+Points
- Demonstrable knowledge of contemporary architecture


To apply, please email ALL of the following:
- Please send a cover letter and resume attached as a pdf
- In the email please tell us why you are the right person for this job. Joining our team is as much of a cultural fit as a credential fit. Please share relevant experience, insight, and motivation in your cover letter.
- Please include relevant clips and your hourly billing rate.

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