Copy Editor

New York, United States

Description

Local Projects is currently seeking a skilled copyeditor for a large scale five gallery project.


This is a temporary position.


Responsibilities:

Applying best copyediting practices, adapting systems you have used on prior projects

Clear written and verbal communication regarding workflow and tasks within project team and with client

Substantive language edits with continuous attention to detail and iterations of changes

Thoughtful proofreading, with an ability to pull back and see the full scope of the project and well as how the details fit within the bigger narrative of the space

Collaborative work across multiple disciplines of visual experience design, user interface, physical design, making sure that the copy aligns with the team’s strategy and needs

Fact-checking


Experience:

3 to 5 years of experience

Professional copyediting for museums / exhibits / cultural content

Special knowledge of American History, Early American Religious History preferred


Skills:

Excellent communication skills

Excellent attention to detail

Ability to manage tight deadlines

The ability to multi-task and take initiative

Ability to work independently and as a part of team

Excellent time management skills

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