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Copy Editor

Los Angeles, CA | Job #320685
Job Title: Copy Editor
Location: Los Angeles, California
Type: Freelance / Contract
We are working with a well-known organization in the financial industry, which requires a Contract Copy Editor that will be a key member of the marketing team and is responsible for reviewing various marketing materials to ensure the highest quality deliverables.

Copy Editor Responsibilities
  • Copy edits and proofreads print and electronic materials for clarity, grammar, accuracy, consistency, style and tone, as well as disclosure requirements. Verifies statistics and facts against internal and external sources. Recommends copyedits based on knowledge of target audience, as well as internal and external style guides.
  • Updates and/or identifies changes to information in materials that require quarterly/annual updates, including, but not limited to, statistical information and changes in investment and risk disclosures. Utilizes appropriate tool(s) to ensure updates are displayed correctly on all appropriate web/digital pages. Copyedits and abridges content to fit sizing requirements as necessary. Ensures materials are error-free.
  • Monitors, tracks and incorporates all compliance language updates to ensure materials comply with legal and regulatory requirements. Determines impact to existing materials when compliance language is added or changed. Understands and applies required disclosure language across all collateral and channels.
  • Monitors existing copyediting tools and resources, including, but not limited to, the AP Stylebook and the Chicago Manual of Style, as well as a number of internal sites and systems.

Copy Editor Requirements
  • Demonstrates strong written and verbal communication skills, as well as strong grammar and syntax skills.
  • Demonstrates in-depth knowledge of spelling, punctuation, grammar and style guides and ability to apply that knowledge to work assignments; follows Chicago and AP styles.
  • Demonstrates the ability to work in a team environment and across broad, diverse groups; demonstrates strong interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrates ability to follow production schedules, track deliverables, solve problems and escalate issues as appropriate.
  • Demonstrates strong detail orientation, process orientation, organizational and multitasking skills; demonstrated ability to effectively manage an unpredictable workload and meet established deadlines.
  • Demonstrates working knowledge of financial and investment concepts.
  • Requires at least 3-5 years of copyediting experience.
  • Experience in financial, pharmaceutical or medical environment is strongly preferred.

JobID: 320685
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