To Apply for the Position of Copy-Editor


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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

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****** Bible Software is seeking a Copy Editor to join our publications department.


Ideal candidate

– 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


Job Duties

– 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.

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