Sum Lab Inc
Working from home OR San Francisco Bay Area (Palo Alto)
Jan 06, 2019
Metro Area
San Francisco
Full Time, Part Time


REMOTE or San Francisco Bay Area (Palo Alto)

Who We Are

We are a well-funded pre-launch start-up based in Palo Alto building a disruptive reading product

What We Need

We are seeking an experienced and energetic Editor to:

  • Lead the build-out of a library of 600-800 word pieces
  • Build and manage a team of freelance writers
  • Define and own publishing standards
  • Be the final check on all produced content to ensure quality and consistency
  • Translate product vision into written voice
  • Define and own content production process (end to end)
  • Edit, edit, edit

The role:

  • Part time initially with path to full time for the right candidate
  • Remote/Work from home with occasional office visits to Palo Alto, CA

Who You Are

  • A copyediting professional and enthusiast
  • Excellent writing and editing skills
  • Master of grammar, punctuation, and style
  • A voracious reader
  • Highly energetic and motivated
  • Smart

Your Experience

  • 3+ years of editing experience in digital journalism, non-fiction publishing, or similar
  • Experience writing and editing articles, periodicals, research, academic reports, and/or other short/medium form content
  • A degree in English, writing, journalism, or equivalent

How To Get Started

Please apply to jobs@sumlabinc.com with your CV, cover letter expressing your interest and qualifications, and 2-3 short writing samples

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