Copy Editor

New York, NY
The Dodo is looking for a full-time Copy Editor to join its growing team. This person will work across departments to proofread content and ensure all copy is error-free, whether on edit, video or social. We’re looking for a punctual, self-motivated team member who can hit the ground running, and work independently and quickly in a fast-paced environment. Our ideal candidate will have an excellent grasp of grammar and AP style, as well as a willingness to adapt to — and continue to refine — brand standards. Please note: This is not a writing position.

Responsibilities:
  • Copyedit and proofread all articles quickly and efficiently
  • Copyedit and proofread other content as needed, including video copy and social posts (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat etc.)
  • Fact-check when appropriate, and make sure every piece is error-free
  • Update and maintain in-house style guide, in accordance with AP style and brand standards

Benefits

  • 401(k)
  • Medical/Dental/Vision
  • FSA
  • Commuter Benefits

Requirements

  • 1-2+ years experience copyediting and proofreading for a publication or brand
  • An outstanding grasp of grammar and punctuation, and a keen eye for errors
  • Familiarity with AP style
  • An ability to self-motivate and work efficiently and accurately in a fast-paced environment
  • A familiarity with The Dodo's mission and brand is a plus
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