Editor – Part Time

The part-time editor serves as the primary editor of a daily email newsletter on information technology and business topics.This is a 20-hour per week position, with work starting at 8:30 a.m. Monday through Friday. Occasionally, we may ask the part-time editor to come in earlier or stay later.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Perform a range of editing functions, from copyediting to substantive content editing, to substantial rewriting
  • Review text for errors in grammar, punctuation, syntax, and spelling
  • Check copy for style, readability, and agreement with editorial policy
  • Verify data referenced, if needed
  • Write original news summaries as needed
  • Provide mentoring and coaching to contributing writers

Skills Required

  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in communications, journalism, English, or a related field
  • 5 years of editorial experience
  • Excellent editing and writing skills
  • Thorough knowledge of AP Style
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, particularly Word and Outlook
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Superior attention to detail
  • Ability to summarize complex news stories, simply, accurately and clearly
  • Ability to take initiative and work independently and as a team member
  • Ability to work with all levels of internal staff
  • Ability to work quickly, accurately, and collaboratively to meet stringent deadlines
  • Interest in and willingness to learn the information technology industry and our client’s business
  • Ability to mentor staff to improve writing skills
  • Positive, can-do attitude

To apply, please send resume and cover letter to hiring@300brand.com. Please mention how you heard of the position, your salary requirements, and make sure to include your full name and the position you are applying for in the email subject line.