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Posted October 1, 2020

Copy Editor – Tax Analysts

Location:

Falls Church, VA

Description:

Founded in 1970, we are the premier global publisher and the essential source of news and analysis for tax professionals. Tax Analysts offers a casual work environment -- relaxed dress code and pet friendly -- where talented individuals come together to produce great work.

Work may be performed remotely until telework status changes. Work is normally performed in the Falls Church office. Hours for this position are 10:45 am-7:15 pm (4 days/week) , and 11:45 am-8:15 pm (1 day/week).

SUMMARY: This position is responsible for reviewing copy for grammar, punctuation, clarity, style, and flow. Also ensures accuracy, completeness, and adherence to established formats. Works under general supervision.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Reads and copy edits news stories, special reports, commentary, and analysis daily to meet deadlines. Checks for grammar, punctuation, clarity, style, and flow.
Ensures accuracy, completeness, and adherence to established formats. Follows company style manual, among other resources.
Directs style or content questions and issues to editors or supervisor as needed.
Provides guidance to writers, editors, etc., regarding style questions.
Monitors document status in Content Management System.
May work late hours if necessary.
Adheres to established deadlines.

KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS:

An excellent understanding of style and grammar, with precise attention to detail
Strong writing skills
Excellent communication skills
Demonstrated ability to handle multiple tasks while adhering to deadlines
Motivated and well-organized
Computer proficiency in Windows, Office, electronic databases, and web searching preferred
Works well in a team environment
Ability to meet strict daily and weekly deadlines, and adjust to changing priorities
Ability to work long hours on deadline
Demonstrated dependability through punctual attendance

REQUIREMENTS

BA in English, journalism, or related field that requires strong writing skills, or equivalent in experience
3 to 8 years of editing experience required

To Apply:

https://apply.workable.com/j/36B442B290

karen.iacobelli@taxanalysts.org

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