Copy Editor

5 days left

New York City, New York
Viacom Media Networks is seeking a full-time freelance copy editor.
Jul 30, 2019
Metro Area
New York
Freelance, Full Time

Copy Editor

Viacom Media Networks, Multiplatform Production

Job Description:

Viacom Media Networks Multiplatform Production is seeking a full-time freelance copy editor. This copy editor is passionate about style guides/consistency, possesses great communication skills and manages multiple projects simultaneously while working collaboratively with different teams in a fast-paced, fast-changing environment.


  • Adhere to the in-house style guide and stays abreast of changes to mainstream style
  • Edit archived copy
  • Fact-check and perform light research to ensure accuracy of information presented
  • Provide timely feedback to copywriters and keep track of revisions
  • Have the ability to communicate feedback not only to writers, but explain style and grammar rules to non-writers
  • Ensure that copy is optimized for SEO
  • Maintains flexible schedule to work nights, weekends and holidays when needed


  • At least three years of copy editing experience
  • Knowledge of online editing
  • Proven ability to learn in-house style
  • Proven ability to work independently and juggle daily, medium and long-range deadlines
  • Self-managing and able to function effectively within a team
  • Proven ability to edit efficiently while under daily deadline pressure
  • Proven ability to solve problems and work independently

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