Copy Editor

Location
Los Angeles, California
Salary
Hourly
Posted
Jun 13, 2019
Specialty
Copyediting
Metro Area
Los Angeles
Duration
Part Time

Playboy Enterprises is seeking an experienced Copy Editor who will report directly to the Copy Chief. This position is accountable for reading and editing Playboy editorial material for accuracy, including consistency, spelling, punctuation and style. This position will interact with the Editorial, Production, and Art staff internally.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Read copy to detect errors in grammar, spelling, punctuation and syntax, modifying copy as necessary to conform to publication's style.

  • Read copy to support editorial objectives, with an eye to ensuring and improving the clarity, precision and readability of the language and phrasing of the writer and assigning editors.

  • Input editorial changes in InCopy and InDesign files; ensure the integrity of design layouts and discuss needed changes with the Art department.

  • Back-check proofs to ensure correct changes have been made.

 

REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum two years copyediting experience at a consumer print magazine.

  • Experience with K4, InDesign and InCopy.

  • This is a recurring part-time role per quarter. Upcoming will be from July 15-August 9 located in our Los Angeles office.