Copy Editor

Charisma Media | Lake Mary, FL, United States

Posted Date 5/06/2022
Description

Copy Editor

CHARISMA MEDIA is a growing, profitable multi-media company whose mission is to inspire people to encounter the power of the Holy Spirit.  We are looking for team members with the same passion to work with us for global and eternal impact. We offer competitive salaries, a comprehensive benefit package, and opportunities for growth in developing your talents, abilities and skill levels. 

POSITION SUMMARY

Detailed individual to provide accurate, thorough and timely copy edits, including proofreading, for print and online brands. The copy editor will be flexible, shifting between copy editing to writing a news story to promoting the latest content via social media. Assists with a variety of websites and online platforms. The copy editor will also serve as an administrative help to the department, and will participate in the rotating “On Call” weekend news response schedule.

This is an in house position, located in our corporate office in Lake Mary, FL.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Copy edit Charisma Media content (print/online) as assigned, correcting syntax, spelling, grammar and punctuation; checking Scriptures; verifying sources and documentation and checking names
  • Review proposed corrections, changes and queries with the appropriate editor
  • Archive and maintain photos for in-house image database
  • Assist with social media postings as assigned, embedding podcast articles and editing print version of magazines
  • Maintain the Charisma Media Style Guide in conjunction with the Managing Editor
  • Participate in the rotating “On Call” weekend news response schedule; must have computer and internet access for weekends “On Call.”

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent (preferably in Journalism, English, Marketing, Public Relations or Communications)
  • Experience in writing and editing
  • Microsoft Word, Excel (or equivalent) Google applications, InDesign and content management systems like Joomla, WordPress, Unsplash, Pixlr, etc.
  • Familiarity with the charismatic-Pentecostal market desirable
  • Type 50 words per minute
  • Excellent grammar skills: spelling, punctuation, syntax, style, exceptions 
  • Experienced with working knowledge of Associated Press style (knowledge of Chicago Manual of Style a plus)
  • Detail-oriented at high level of accuracy

WORK SCHEDULE

Monday - Friday 8:30 to 5:30.  Option to work from home on Wednesdays after 60 days.

COMPENSATION

Salary information available by contacting us directly at 407-333-0600, extension 1404, or by email at [email protected] 

 

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