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Copy Editor for Publications and Bible Study Magazine (Western WA)
Date: 2011-04-18, 1:31PM PDT
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Copy Editor for Publications and Bible Study Magazine
****** Bible Software is seeking a Copy Editor to join our publications department.
– Loves grammar
– Is succinct
– Has stopped reading poorly edited books
– Is professional when correcting someone else’s writing
– Is a walking thesaurus
– Prefers simple over complex writing
– Enjoys editing something due in one hour
– Finds writing style guides amusing
– Has trouble putting Merriam-Webster’s Usage Dictionary down
– Reads the Associated Press Stylebook for entertainment
– Knows what’s new in the 16th edition of The Chicago Manual of Style
– Is familiar with the Bible
– Serving as second proofer on **** Bible Software publications
– Serving as third proofer on Bible Study Magazine
– Copy editing for grammar, usage and style
– Re-writing submitted work
– Writing marketing copy and headlines
****** Bible Software is a growing company located in Western Washington. Please visit our blog to learn about our corporate culture and the winner of our latest chili cook off.
Please submit a résumé, cover letter, and two 500-word-or-less writing samples to jobs@***.com. (In cover letter, note what optional grammatical element is in the previous sentence. What style guide requires it and which doesn’t?) You can also fax materials to (xxx)xxx -xxxx, or mail them to:
*We are unable to consider applications for remote employment or telecommuting.
- Location: Western WA
- Compensation: TBA
- Principals only. Recruiters, please don’t contact this job poster.
- Please, no phone calls about this job!
- Please do not contact job poster about other services, products or commercial interests.