The Editorial team is at the core of everything New York Magazine does. Our team strikes the perfect balance of content that’s smart and funny so that our readers know everything they need to know to navigate a fast-moving culture, whether that’s up-to-date information on political events, cultural developments, fashion trends, or the latest scientific breakthroughs.
Copy Editors are responsible for ensuring pristine copy across the New York website and the print magazine.
The standard schedule for this position is 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Fridays.
What you'll do:
Proofread and edit articles with a sharp eye for detail and catch every mistake of spelling, punctuation, grammar, and syntax
Ensure articles are well-written and logically structured, i.e., ensure clarity, accuracy, and flow in the story
Ensure articles are in line with "house style" and retain the voice of the writer
Other responsibilities as assigned by manager or supervisor
What you'll bring:
2 years of experience as a copy editor for a publication
Excellent editing, writing, grammar, and proofreading skills
Eye for detail and meticulous approach to work
Ability to meet tight deadlines without compromising on quality
Excellent communication skills; must know how to be persuasive and yet tactful when dealing with writers and editors
Have a sound ability to retain the writer's voice in the story after copyediting