Copy Editor (Onsite position-no remote work)

    • Job Tracking ID: 512234-648987
    • Job Location: Charlotte Area, NC, SC
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: Any
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: September 18, 2018
    • Years of Experience: 2 - 5 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description:

SUMMARY/POSITION OVERVIEW
The Copy Editor is responsible for editing/proofing all written content.

PRIMARY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Copy Editor is responsible for understanding the voice of the ministry and its leadership, and applying that understanding to the duties described below.
Copy Editing
? Edit copy as appropriate for content and ministry-style language for the following areas:
o Magazine articles/ads & newsletters
o Books
o Web content
o Donor/prayer/receipt/cover letters
o Brochures/flyers
o Invitations
o Phone scripts
o Graphic proofs
? Make electronic changes to PDF art files
? Route proofs to all required parties
Proofreading Responsibilities
? Proofread all copy for:
o Grammar
o Spelling
o Punctuation
o Accuracy of dates/contacts/statistics
o Bible verse quotes/version/references
o Ministry Style Guide preferences
o Check various rounds of graphic proofs to be sure all changes/corrections have been made

 

Experience and Skills:

JOB REQUIREMENTS
• Demonstrable copy editing/proofing skills
• Five years minimum editing/proofing experience
• Web editing experience
• Demonstrable Biblical/spiritual knowledge
• Preferably a degree in English, Journalism, or the equivalent
• Ministry Experience a plus
• Evidence of spiritual maturity
• Ability to multitask with excellence in a deadline-driven environment
• Flexibility with last-minute changes
• Excellent organizational skills
• Team-based approach
• Independent self-starter
• Computer skills: Word, Adobe Acrobat Professional, Excel, Outlook, Windows (including file structure comprehension)

Inspiration Ministries Core Values:

Honor God

Servanthood

Excellence

Trust

Integrity