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Whitaker Corporation

Copy Editor

Whitaker Corporation
New Kensington, Pennsylvania, United States

Date Posted: 07/23/2014
Categories: Administrative - Other
Job Type: Part-Time

Job Description:

Christian publisher seeking copy editor.  Duties include:

  • Copyedit/proofreading of manuscripts, cover copy, marketing materials, newsletter articles, ads, catalogues, Website content, and other materials as needed
  • Ensure that material is well written, logically structured, and in proper format
  • Able to correct grammar and spelling, and validate Scripture references
  • Identify questionable/inaccurate content or inconsistent theology
  • Work closely with authors on changes or restructuring of manuscript
  • Proof and copyedit the projects of other editors
  • Proof graphic layouts and printer’s bluelines as scheduled
  • Review submitted manuscripts and write review of recommendation or rejection
  • Research and fact checking of sources and claims by authors as needed

Bachelor's degree required.  Degree in journalism, English, or related field preferred.  At least two years of experience in related field.  Knowledge of Christian doctrine is a must.  Strong knowledge of, or willigness to learn, the Chicago Manual of Style required.