Copy Editor

Redding, CA 96002

Industry: Office Services Clerical Job Number: 00001FZH Pay Rate: 20.00

Local textbook publishing company seeking to hire Copy Editor to ensure printed and online content is clear, consistent and credible 

Essential Job Duties:

  • Compile or update editorial style sheet
  • Review Microsoft Word files aiming to correct spelling mistakes and grammatical errors
  • Work with authors to rephrase or reorganize material for clarity
  • Ensure tone, flow and delivery of content is clear and consistent
  • Ensure material is consistent with house styles
  • Assist the authors in fact-checking and research
  • Resolve queries directly with author
  • Code manuscripts for design features, such as hierarchy of headings to guide production team
  • Communicate with editorial and production teams
  • Offer clear and concise direction to production team
  • Oversee subsequent revision requests during proofreading


Skills and Competencies:

  • A strong command of the English language
  • Familiarity with the Chicago Manual of Style, 17th ed.
  • A methodical and meticulous working style
  • Concentration, accuracy and great attention to detail
  • Tact and diplomacy when negotiating changes with authors
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines and thrive under pressure
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word s editing functions
  • Leadership and time management skills
  • Passion for reading and writing

Previous publishing and/or editing experience is preferred
Bachelor s degree English, Journalism or a related field is preferred

 

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RUSH Personnel Perks Include:

  • Weekly payroll
  • Accrued Sick Pay
  • Direct Deposit
  • Referral Bonuses
  • Performance and Attendance Incentives (at client’s discretion)

Qualifications and Skills
High degree of professionalism and rapport building
Ability to multi-task, prioritize and expedite assigned tasks
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Strong time management skills
Working knowledge o

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