Senior Copy Editor

Location
New York, New York
Salary
competitive
Posted
Sep 26, 2019
Specialty
Copyediting
Metro Area
New York
Duration
Full Time

We are seeking a senior editor to share and promote Law360's industry-leading news and analysis on social media. This editor will be primarily responsible for tweeting and posting on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and other social media sites. The senior editor will work closely with managers and other editors to draft and execute our social media strategy. This position will also require some editing.

The ideal candidate will have strong news judgment, experience running professional social media accounts, and a knack for communicating online with a legal audience. Strong headline writing skills and an ability to work effectively with reporters, other copy editors and managers are musts. Experience editing legal or business news is a plus.

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:

  • At least four years of experience with structural and stylistic editing for daily or weekly news publications
  • Extensive knowledge of AP style

Preferences:

  • At least six years of full-time editing experience
  • Legal or business news editing experience
  • Experience working as a slot editor at a daily newspaper or website
  • Experience working directly with reporters of all levels

Part of RELX Group plc, LexisNexis Legal & Professional serves customers in more than 100 countries with 10,000 employees worldwide. LexisNexis, a division of RELX Group, is an equal opportunity employer: qualified applicants are considered for and treated during employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship status, disability status, protected veteran status, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. If a qualified individual with a disability or disabled veteran needs a reasonable accommodation to use or access our online system, that individual should please contact 1.877.734.1938.


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.

Qualified candidates will be asked to complete writing and reporting tests electronically.

Law360 offers extensive training on legal topics. Business or legal reporting experience is not required. However, professional reporting experience and strong writing and analytical skills are required to succeed in this job.

Law360 offices are located in NYC, Washington DC, and Los Angeles. We offer a casual and flexible work environment, comprehensive benefits (including; medical, dental, generous paid time off, 401(k), tuition reimbursement, and a pre-tax commuter program), and competitive salary.
 

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