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Associate Editor - writing / editing / translation - job employment

City: Chicago
Date: 30 Nov 2019
Category: Writing / Editing

Seeking Super Communicators (Editors Please Apply!)

Financial Poiseâ„¢ is looking for a new associate editor to work remotely for 10 hours/week at $15/hour to start. The position may grow as the company grows.

The primary function for the position will be to work with authors who contribute written content to our websites.

The position requires a four-year college degree from an accredited U.S. college with a major in Journalism, English, or other area which provides a solid foundation for an editor.

You do not need to possess each of the below but the more you have, the more likely it is you will be a good fit:

-Honesty and a strong work ethic
-Experience editing copy according to AP style (with in-house modifications)
-Basic familiarity with business and investing topics
-Ability to work well with others and take cheerfully administered redirection cheerfully
-Ability to write smart and (where appropriate) witty emails to busy professionals
-Excellent organizational skills and an excellent eye for detail
-Ability to read and evaluate raw copy submitted by a prospective author for its:
-Suitability as content on our site
-Readability, length and other metrics we use
-Ability to give feedback to submitters about how copy may be changed so that we may publish it
-Familiarity with WordPress, Asana, and Insightly
-Familiarity with SEO
-Graphic artistry skills
-A good sense of humor and the ability to play well with others
-Not too shy to speak on the phone with contributors
-Some flexibility to work some of your hours M-F, 9-5 (even though most hours can be worked anytime/any day)

Please familiarize yourself with the website’s content at before you respond to this ad. Your application must include a non-boiler plate cover letter or email and a resume or CV. Please only apply if this is a position you believe you can keep long term and which you believe you could eventually commit more hours to, assuming it is a great fit.

A bit more about us:

Financial Poiseâ„¢ has one mission: to provide reliable plain English business, financial and legal education to individual investors, entrepreneurs, and other private business owners.
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