Copy Editor

Employer
Circa, LLC.
Location
Arlington, VA
Posted
Aug 06, 2018
Closes
Aug 20, 2018
Hours
Full Time
Come be a part of the fastest-growing digital news outlet as we build and expand an amazing team.Circa is the national-facing news and entertainment brand of Sinclair Broadcast Group (SBG), one of the largest and most diversified television broadcasting companies in the United States.We are seeking a Copy Editor to oversee all text that appears on Circa.com, its apps and related editorial, branded and marketing content. Ideal candidates will have a sharp copyediting eye, knowledge of AP style and a passion for ensuring all text is written correctly and consistently while still having sharp and smart writing skills. The position is based in Arlington, VA.Job Responsibilities:Oversee all text that appears on Circa materials, video and content and ensure consistency, style, grammar and spellingSuggest improvements that can be made by content producers and others so that what we publish consistently improvesLead sessions with staff on writing sharp, smart copy for all of our assets and contentWork with the website editor on copy issuesRequired Skills:Demonstrated success in overseeing text content across several verticals and subject areas, including editorial, branding and marketingSense of humor and instinct to know when it is appropriate to inject into content Positive outlook - an editor who inspires othersFast editor but you know when to pause before publishingUnderstanding of Facebook, Twitter, Reddit, YouTube, Instagram and other established and emerging social platforms and how our text content should appear on those platformsUnderstanding of emojis in communicationsBackground working with text in a video environmentGreat news judgmentSound journalism ethicsRequired Experience:Bachelor's degree in Communications or related fieldAt least 3 years of experience in a digital or mobile media environmentSuccessful track record of great copyeditingCirca, LLC is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace.

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