Position OFFSITE Copy Editor - 4+ month contract
Location South Bay
Starts Next Week
Duration 4+ Months
Status Freelance, 40 hrs/week
Rate $45 - $52 per hour DOE
One of the HOTTEST companies in the Bay Area is seeking a Copy Editor to assist their team.

Please Note: Experience using Apple products, particularly Mac, iPhone, and iPad is a must!

Responsibilities:
-Shape world-class content for global enterprise sales and technical professionals.
-The content will primarily appear on BizWeb, Clients’s internal sales website, to be read by client employees, partners, and customers around the world.
-Edit stories and articles will need to be clear, direct, friendly, concise, simple, and practical.
-Editors will need to become (intimately) familiar with our style guides and processes.
-Copy editors will be sticklers for details while never losing sight of the big picture of what the content and the organization are trying to achieve.
-Copy editors will work with other editors and cross-functional teams to create and evolve style guides, internal job aids, and internal training, and will also act as a QA function for the team, in partnership with other editors.

The ideal candidate will have the following:
-At least 8 years of experience in a full-time editing role
-Expertise in Associated Press or Chicago style (grammar, spelling, syntax, diction, and punctuation)
-Experience editing content for at least one of the following industries: Telco, IT infrastructure & Consulting, App Development, or Business Process Reengineering
-Experience editing for a business sales or technical audience
-Understanding of technical concepts, such as app development, networking configurations, device deployment and integration, troubleshooting strategies and programming.
-Proven ability to articulate editing recommendations and collaborate daily with writers and subject matter experts (SMEs)
-Exceptional attention to detail
-Proven ability to work effectively and efficiently under pressure in a fast-paced environment
-Experience using client products
-Bachelor's degree in English, Journalism, or related field
-The ability to pour his or her heart into a design, while simultaneously working collaboratively with others to critically assess the work and remaining open to suggestions for improvement
-Flexibility and ability to deal with ambiguity, strong time management skills, self-motivated and action-oriented, independent worker, creative, artistic, detail-oriented, excellent communication skills (verbal and written), perseverance, ability to receive critical feedback.

This Copy Editor role is an onsite freelance opportunity 40 hours per week in Cupertino - accessible via company shuttle.

Submit resume (and samples if applicable) to: cc230@jobalert.creativecircle.com