Copy Editor-Tax

Location
New York, New York
Salary
competitive
Posted
Dec 15, 2017
Specialty
Operations
Metro Area
New York
Duration
Full Time
We are currently expanding and seeking talented editors to join our growing NYC-Tax Correspondence division.

On a typical day, editors will edit and approve around 15-16 news articles and features covering a wide array of legal practice area of tax related stories. Additional responsibilities include writing headlines and reshaping ledes; line editing, copy editing and basic fact checking; and examining newsletters prior to publication. Copy desk shifts include 1:00-9:00 p.m. and 3:00-11:00 p.m. EST. Shift assignments are dependent upon department needs.

Required experience:

- Bachelor's degree in English, professional writing, journalism, communications or related field.

- Two years of full-time copy editing experience at a news organization.

- Exceptional skills in grammar, spelling, punctuation, syntax and vocabulary.

- Working knowledge of AP style.

- Extreme attention to detail and ability to meet deadlines.

Law360 offers extensive training on legal topics. Business or legal reporting or editing experience is not required. Please note: qualified candidates will be asked to complete an editing assessment electronically.

Law360, a LexisNexis company, is an online newswire for business lawyers that covers major litigation, transactions, and regulatory issues. Founded in 2004 and acquired by LexisNexis in 2012, Law360 is a cutting-edge organization and one of the fastest-growing subscription news services in the U.S. Our subscribers include the largest law firms in the U.S. and around the world, in-house counsel at major corporations, and key decision-makers in the government sector.

Portfolio Media Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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