Now Hiring : Editor for web-based Projects

Check out this opportunity for an Editor/Writer contract with one of our financial clients! This position is responsible for consistent, high-quality editorial products for digital and print. This is a 13 week contract assignment with potential for extension. This role is remote but needs to be local within the US.

Editor/Writer Responsibilities:

  • Works on a wide range of client communications, including text, graphics and web-based projects
  • Interacts with customers from concept to finished product, assisting with writing, editing and proofreading
  • Manages critical projects by applying project management skills and works effectively in a team environment
  • Develops and prepares a variety of communications, such as marketing materials, reports, white papers and other thought leadership vehicles, information releases, newsletters and web-based content Assists in text production and integrating the relationship of text to graphics
  • Consults with customers on content and suggests appropriate organizational and structural changes
  • Enforces consistent style and tone, smooth transitions and eliminates wordiness, triteness and jargon, especially in multi-author documents Fact-checks, flags questionable statements and monitors correct and logical sequencing of material
  • Responsible for the execution of edits
  • Serves as liaison between Creative Services Group and customer; helps select appropriate media, format and packaging
  • Communicates and negotiates project deadlines, project scope, cost estimates and schedule changes as necessary

Editor/Writer Requirements:

  • Bachelors degree in English or related discipline required
  • 5 plus years of writing and editing experience in magazine, newspaper, newsletter or book publishing
  • Background in accounting or finance
  • Knowledge of business text production and content development
  • Advanced editing, rewriting and writing skills and thorough knowledge of writing and style reference materials
  • Excellent communication, organizational, teamwork and strategic planning skills
  • Speed and exceptional attention to detail
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and in using databases, internet browsers and other research software, search engines and services
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