Type of Job
About the job
Copy Editors are responsible for performing the following duties:
Communicate within the company with creative directors or other interested parties via email, telephone calls, or in person
Conduct extensive research and interviews to ensure content is accurate and up-to-date
Proofread text and edit text at various stages of the writing process and in response to feedback from writers or creative directors
Engage readers with informative, entertaining, and educational copy
Understand and consistently reflect the brand voice of the company in writing style
Inform readers on the features of products using accurate and current information
Produce email marketing copy for products or services using promotional language designed to motivate
Keep abreast of trends in content and style reflected on various popular social media channels
2+ years of copy editing experience preferred
Proficiency with applying the principles of style guides to different types of writing
Excellent written and verbal communication skills in the English language
Thorough knowledge of media production and communication
Ability to remain detailed-oriented and focused when processing large amounts of text
Willingness to collaborate with a creative team of writers, graphic designers, and others
Strong computer processing skills, especially G Suite and Microsoft Office
Basic knowledge of legal issues involved in publishing, such as libel and plagiarism
Mastery of spelling, grammar and punctuation errors and ability to make constructive suggestions
Constantly perform desk-based computer tasks. Frequently sitting.
Occasionally stand/walk, reach/work above shoulders, grasp lightly/fine manipulation, grasp forcefully, use a telephone, sort/file paperwork or parts, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh up to 10 pounds.
Rarely twist/bend/stoop/squat, kneel/crawl.
$50/30k words edited
At Bluerose Publishing, we work with our writers every step of the way on their literary journey, helping to bring out the most from their work. From an idea and rough draft, to editing and publication, Bluerose Publishing helps our authors produce high quality, interesting and entertaining books. At Bluerose Publishing, we believe that every author has a story to tell, and that every story deserves to be told.