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Employment Type:
Part time
Job Category:
Writing / Editing
Copy Editor - part time
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Bonnier Corporation | Orlando, FL
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Job Description

Part-Time Copy Editor

Top-notch professional copy editor for a large, energetic, Orlando-based national publisher of high-end lifestyle, watersports and travel magazines, and digital media.

Position :

Part-time staff copy editor (M-Th, 1-6 p.m., with the occasional Friday), Bonnier Corp., Winter Park, Florida

Copy-edit and proofread for a group of watersports, boating, and/or lifestyle magazines, and related media. Some fact-checking. Job does not include layout design. Position reports to copy chief.

Required background:

College degree and at least two years' copy-editing experience for magazine, newspaper and/or book publishing. Current or immediately previous job must be as a copy editor for newspapers, magazines or books. Applicants must take copy-editing and proofreading tests.

Required skills :

* Proficiency with AP Stylebook, Webster's New World College Dictionary (Fifth Edition) and the use of in-house style manuals, and how they interrelate.
* Familiarity with Chicago Manual of Style.
* Experience working in Microsoft Word and Adobe InCopy, and accessing both in-house and cloud-based servers.
* Expertise in finding reliable fact-checking sources online.
* Demonstrated ability to reword for clarity while maintaining the author's voice.
* Proofreading abilities vital; must ensure consistency and correctness in text, design, typography, and all other visual elements of complex, highly illustrated page layouts.
* Flexibility to interact gracefully with the staffs of several publications, each with unique aims and audience.
* Must be able to work quickly, manage a varying workflow, and juggle multiple assignments and deadlines.
* Must be able to sit and use a desktop computer for long periods.
* Must be able to read small type for long periods.
* Must be able to communicate constructively with copy chief and fellow employees.

About Bonnier Corporation

About Bonnier Corporation: Bonnier Corporation (http://www.bonniercorp.com) is one of the largest consumer-publishing groups in America and the leading media company serving passionate, highly engaged audiences through more than 40 special-interest magazines and related multimedia projects and events. Bonnier Corporate headquarters are in Winter Park, Florida with offices throughout the U.S. including New York, Colorado and California.