job type: Temporary

location: Danbury, 06810

job description:
Large non-profit organization is looking for a talented remote, freelance Copy Editor!

The Copy Editor would be proofing and occasionally assisting to write content for multiple projects including digital newsletter, sell sheets, brochures, and more. This talent needs to be familiarized with both short and long form writing, and styles of writing for different platforms.

This a project-base opportunity, where you will receive several projects to complete on a weekly basis with time sensitive timeliness.

Help develop awareness and grow an audience for a great cause!

As Copy Editor, you will:
– Edit/ Proof several materials, ensuring quality, accuracy and the expected level of creativity
– Assist in developing and maintaining style guidelines
– Work on several projects at once and ensure they all meet their given deadlines
– Assist in writing/editing documentation
– Perform technical editing by revising grammar, spelling, syntax and punctuation
– Ensure narratives are concise and match with the given client/brand
– Revise document structure as well as word choice and paragraph structure
– Provide feedback and suggestions for other team members writing
– Assist with other duties as needed

Background Profile:
– Exceptional command of the English Language (spelling, grammar, syntax, writing structure, etc.)
– Experience with Adobe InCopy
– Excellent communication skills written and verbal
– Ability/ Experience proofing large volumes of business documents under tight deadlines
– Ability to create standard style guides
– BS/ BA Degree in related field and 2+ years of editing experience
– Self-started, able to work independently with minimal supervision
– Team player, able to collaborate with team member to generate compelling prose

This is a freelance remote position with a company near Danbury, CT.
To apply, please submit your resume for immediate consideration.
Due to the volume of applications, we are unable to respond to each application personally. If we are interested in your qualifications, we will contact you via telephone or email as soon as possible.

We’re highly selective

because the more our clients get the level of creativity they’ve come to expect from us, the more they choose to use us and you.