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Posted February 26, 2019

Copy Editor – Accelerate Learning

Location:

Houston, TX

Description:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
-Copyedit educational materials in digital and print formats for errors and inconsistencies in grammar, style, usage, and format
-Work closely with Curriculum Development and Production teams to support the content review process from intake of content requiring editing through final publication in our digital platform and print materials
-Recruit, hire, train, and manage a team of contract editors
-Collaborate with other team members through online project management software to track corrections to documents from intake through final publication
-Collaborate with other editors to manage and maintain our existing in-house style guide
-Oversee the proofreading process for assigned projects prior to publication and distribution
-Simultaneously manage multiple projects, most with overlapping timelines and little room for deadline modification

Competencies:
-Familiarity with the 17th edition of the Chicago Manual of Style
-Demonstrated knowledge of editing and grammar
-Excellent written and oral communication skills, shown through effective communication with colleagues and manager
-Strong self-initiative and attention to detail
-Skilled in multitasking, setting priorities, and meeting deadlines
-Capable of maintaining positivity under any timeline
-Strong problem-solving abilities
-Absolute personal integrity and credibility
-Ability to adapt to shifting priorities and function in a fast-paced environment

Computer Skills:
-Proficient with Adobe Acrobat, and Adobe InDesign experience a plus
-Skilled in Google Office tools (Gmail, Drive, Slides, Docs, etc.) and Microsoft Office

Experience:
-Bachelor's degree required, in English or Journalism field is a plus
-2+ years experience working as a copyeditor
-Familiarity with science concepts and terminology is a plus

To Apply:

https://www.ziprecruiter.com/jobs/stemscopes-527328d8/copy-editor-c7fdd751

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