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Editor job description

Job description

We are looking for a competent Editor. You will ensure that the content is accurate and engaging enough to meet our standards of quality.

  • Verify factual information contained within article submissions.
  • Approve submissions for inclusion in the journal.
  • Notify writers of the publication timeline, deadlines for 2nd and 3rd drafts.
  • Monitor the design and aesthetic so that they meet the publication standards.
  • Plan and coordinate to make sure content is delivered timely.
  • Proofread and make suggested edits to submissions and discuss the changes with the authors.
  • Organize the articles in a logical manner within the journal.
  • Discuss ideas for new columns with board members.
  • Make sure that the theme of each article is appropriate for the journal.

Job benefits:

  • [X] salary
  • [X] vacation days
  • Sick, personal, and parental leave
  • Child and elder care
  • Health insurance
  • Retirement plans
  • Professional development

Job requirements

  • [X] year(s) experience working as an editor.
  • Avid reader of similar, competing journals.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Superb writing and editing skills in [X] language and familiarity with the content.
  • Excellent command of MS Office, InDesign, and other publishing tools.
  • A proven track record of handling a variety of publication management tasks.
  • [X] degree in Journalism or relevant fields.