Posted June 4, 2018

Copy Editor – Encyclopaedia Britannica


Chicago, IL


Encyclopædia Britannica is a global educational publisher with products that promote knowledge and learning. We provide timely, relevant, and trustworthy information and instructional products used in schools, universities, homes, libraries, and workplaces throughout the world. Britannica's mission is the same today as it's been since its first encyclopedia was published in 1768: to create products that inspire confidence, with content people can trust.

We currently have a full-time opening for a Copy Editor.

• 4 year college degree in English or related field preferred.
• Copy editing and/or fact checking experience preferred.
• Position requires excellent grammar and usage skills, an eye for detail, and strong communication skills

Responsibilities: Copy editing reference-work articles for style, content, accuracy and consistency, grammar and spelling. Some fact checking and proofreading.

Other information:
You will be required to take a copy-editing test.

This position is located in the River North neighborhood, convenient to public transportation. No relocation available.

Qualified applicants should send their resume to Please put 'Copy Editor' in the subject line of your email. No phone calls please.

Encyclopaedia Britannica is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

To Apply:

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