Editor Job Description Sample
Under general supervision, provide support to research conducted in the UC Davis Genome Center-based lab. Responsible for scientific editing, formatting, and submitting manuscripts for publication in scientific journals, grant proposals and reports as well as web content.
Sit and work for extended periods of time at a computer.
Work flexible schedule to meet operational needs.
Work autonomously and collaboratively with lab members.
UC Davis is a smoke and tobacco free campus effective January 1, 2014. Smoking, the use of smokeless tobacco products, and the use of unregulated nicotine products (e-cigarettes) will be strictly prohibited on any UC Davis owned or leased property, indoors and outdoors, including parking lots and residential space.
Background Check Required:
This position is a critical position and subject to a background check. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of background investigation including criminal history and identity checks.
Experience with publication in plant science and/or genetics journals. Familiarity with scientific nomenclature in genetics and genomics literature.
Experience using writing, editing, proofreading and publication management skills to write precise, clear, and well-organized text and producing scientific publications in a timely manner using correct grammar and syntax and proper paragraph structure.
Experience to understand, interpret, and edit scientific information and communicate in language suitable for journal publications.
Interpersonal and communication skills to interact with scientific researchers/faculty, and communicate freely about questions, concerns, or issues of technical clarity and precision.
Computer skills to utilize hardware and software necessary to produce high quality text and figures for publication.
Knowledge and skills with scientific style, reference and bibliography styles, technical terminology; scientific graphics programs, and scientific search engines; and to follow different journal formats, guidelines, and requirements.
Skills to decipher rough drafts written by non-native English-speaking students.
Organizational and time management skills to work at a high level of accuracy, detail oriented, and meet scheduled and unscheduled production deadlines.
Phillips 66 & YOU- Together we can fuel the future
Phillips 66 Corporate Communications is looking to hire an Editor, Digital Media, who has experience editing content in news media and corporate roles. The position reports to the Manager, Content and Executive Communications, and is located at the company's corporate headquarters in Houston, Texas. The Editor, Digital Media, is the senior-most editor on the Communications team and oversees and aligns the creation, review and revision of strategic content for the company's internal, external and social channels. Work is fast paced and not unlike real-time news.
Responsibilities may include:
Coordinating planning, production and distribution of content, including text and video.
Working with a designated writer, the Corporate Communicaitons team and embedded communicators in business and corporate functions identifies and develops content that illustrates and supports the company's vision, values and strategic goals.
Holding editorial meetings to plan the creation and publication of short, medium and long-term content.
Editing internal, external and social content.
Editing executive speeches and talking points.
Coordinating with Internal and External Communications on the distribution of content.
Having oversight for the development, distribution and updating of editorial calendars.
Working with content contributors to help keep them accountable for content delivery.
Identifying and creating story prototypes and training of Corporate Communications team members and embedded communicators on how to write efficiently and effectively for digital platforms.
Working as part of a broader team to develop comprehensive content metrics.
Keeping abreast of trends in storytelling and on digital platforms.
Legally authorized to work in the job posting country
Bachelor's degree or higher
10 or more years of experience working as an editor in journalism and/or in a communications group at a major company or organization
Editing experience at a wire service or major metro daily
Oversight of internal and/or external websites at a major company or organization
Experience working in direct communications support of senior executives
College level experience teaching journalism or corporate communications
Experience in or knowledge of the Oil & Gas industry
At Phillips 66, while "what" we do may be very different from person to person, there's a "how" that connects all of us. It is how we work, how we collaborate and how we succeed together. It's this shared "how" that our competency framework describes in detail. We call it the Keys to Success because it can unlock the potential within us all.
Keys to Success
Assoc: Adaptability—Adapt And Learn
Assoc: Building Collaborative Relationships—Form Relationships
Assoc: Communication—Communicate Openly
Assoc: Judgment—Apply Sound Logic
Assoc: Results Orientation—Seek Process Improvement
Phillips 66 is a diversified energy manufacturing and logistics company. With a portfolio of Midstream, Chemicals, Refining, and Marketing and Specialties businesses, the company processes, transports, stores and markets fuels and products globally. Phillips 66 Partners, the company's master limited partnership, is integral to the portfolio. Headquartered in Houston, the company has 14,500 employees committed to safety and operating excellence. Phillips 66 had $52 billion of assets as of March 31, 2018. For more information, visit www.phillips66.com or follow us on Twitter @Phillips66Co.
To be considered
In order to be considered for this position you must complete the entire application process, which includes answering all prescreening questions and providing your eSignature on or before the requisition closing date of October 1, 2018.
Candidates for regular U.S. positions must be a U.S. citizen or national, or an alien admitted as permanent resident, refugee, asylee or temporary resident under 8 U.S.C. 1160(a) or 1255(a)(1). Individuals with temporary visas such as E, F-1, H-1, H-2, L, B, J, or TN or who need sponsorship for work authorization now or in the future, are not eligible for hire.
Phillips 66 is an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
Work in a creative and collaborative manner with producers to develop editorially sound and dynamic content for distribution throughout the NBC Sports family of networks
Demonstrate ability to edit b-roll, teases, features, and event turnarounds, and reformatting of shows with direction from the production team or independently with minimal guidance.
Edit content on an Avid Media Composer / Symphony or other non-linear editor
Ability to work and deliver elements under tight deadlines.
Coordinate with graphics and audio department on the delivery of needed elements to complete edit requirements.
Ensure that the video image and sound quality of edited content is of high broadcast standard
Act as a poised team player who can handle multiple post production duties that vary daily
Basic Qualifications• Bachelor's Degree
Minimum five (5) years of experience in non-linear editing on an Avid platform
Must be willing to work non-traditional hours, weekends & holidays
Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered (note job #: )
Willingness to travel and work overtime, and on weekends with short notice
Must be willing to work in Stamford, CT
Must be willing to submit to a background investigation
Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
Must be 18 years or older
It is the policy of NBCUniversal and NBCUniversal' s affiliated businesses to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy) sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.
Desired Characteristics :
Experience working in a shared storage Avid/Interplay/MAM environment a plus
Experience working in a fast paced, high pressure environment
Understanding of video and audio measurement scopes
Working knowledge of network broadcast technical specifications
Working knowledge of file transfer protocol environments
You've edited more pieces of content than you could possibly count. You've scrapped some almost entirely just in order to hit a surprisingly tight deadline. You've also worked with junior editors to make sure this happens almost never, ensuring they are proactive about giving feedback that makes writing more engaging and accurate in a world where eyeballs move anywhere and everywhere in a split second.
As an editor with Skyword, you will be responsible for managing the editorial workflow on a handful of projects that speak to different audiences and require a variety of writers who speak different voices. Collaborating with an editorial director, an associate editor and colleagues developing the editorial strategy, you will hone these editorial products to reach wider audiences over time. You have the editorial voice and ability to work within a team to lead these products to where they need to be.
This position is located in our Boston, MA office.
Program implementation: Work with clients, program managers, and recruiters to create client editorial guidelines and writer and audience personas.
Writer approval: Identify and engage with qualified and appropriate freelance writers to determine suitability for client content marketing programs.
Writer quality assessment: Undertake quality assessment of articles written by freelance writers to ensure client standards have been met. Coach and develop freelance writers on brand alignment and voice.
Mentorship: Coach copy editors on writer feedback, content requirements and brand alignment, as well as helping them to further develop sound editorial judgement.
Quality control: Undertake quality assessment of copy-edited content and provide high level feedback to copy editors and writers.
Client communication: Participate on client calls and emails to provide editorial guidance and ensure clients expectations are met.
Workflow management: Work with Services Delivery team to ensure consistent and timely delivery of content to clients, adhering to daily, weekly and monthly goals and deadlines.
Excellent editing skills with an exceptional eye for detail
Experience working with B2B technology clients
Ability to adapt to multiple editorial styles depending on each client's needs
Experience with online content
Excellent organizational skills and ability to juggle multiple tasks on deadline
Ability to develop strong professional relationships with each client's editorial contacts
Excellent communication skills and ability to effectively deliver constructive feedback
Self-starter approach to work with an eagerness to consistently meet and exceed objectives and take on more responsibility
Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment
Ability to thrive in an entrepreneurial culture
Familiarity with Microsoft Office, Google apps
Bachelors degree in English, journalism, communications, or related field
Knowledge of search engine optimization concepts a plus
4-6 years of professional editing experience
Track record of success
Compensation and Benefits
Competitive market-based salary. Medical, dental, life, and disability insurance plans; equity; 401(k) plans with employer matching contribution; three weeks paid vacation; 11 paid holidays; 10 sick days; 2 half day volunteer days; and an open, friendly work environment.
Skyword moves brands – and their content – forward. By embracing a sustainable, scalable approach to original storytelling, Skyword liberates brands from ineffective marketing practices and inspires them to create deeper connections with their customers. With a powerful combination of enterprise-class technology, authentic voices, and professional services, Skyword propels clients' content marketing programs to new levels of excellence. Skyword is a privately held company headquartered in Boston, MA, with an office in Pittsburgh, PA.
Skyword is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, veteran status, or any other protected factor.
Korn Ferry (KF) is the preeminent global people and organizational advisory firm. We help leaders, organizations and societies succeed by releasing the full power and potential of people. Our nearly 7,000 colleagues deliver services through our Executive Search, Hay Group and Futurestep divisions.
The Editor reports into our Assessment and Succession workgroup. The Editing Team is a centralized workgroup of talent that supports our global territories primarily in assessment report editing (as well as editing of additional client-facing materials).
Substantive editing of assessment reports accurately and on time with the ability to enhance a report without changing the content (also includes making changes, fixing formatting, and checking integration scores/data within reports)
Project management, including tracking and planning of individual workload, and collaborating with internal/external office partners and client teams to deliver work in a timely manner and to high quality standards
Working with consultants to clarify or address content issues
Collaborating with other editors on the team to assist with even workload distribution
Finalizing reports, sending them to appropriate parties, and saving them in appropriate location
Partnering with outside editing resources when necessary
Attending weekly team meeting, monthly 1:1 with manager, and other meetings as requested
Participating in process-improvement efforts
Other duties as assigned
Keeping on Point
- Can quickly separate the mission-critical from the nice to dos and the trivials; quickly senses what's the next most useful thing to work on; focuses on the critical few tasks that really add value and puts aside or delays the rest.
- Is well organized, resourceful, and planful; effective and efficient at marshalling multiple resources to get things done; lays out tasks in sufficient detail to mark the trail; is able to get things done with less and in less time; can work on multiple tasks at once without losing track; foresees and plans around obstacles.
Managing Work Processes
- Is an effective process, work flow, and systems designer; is good at figuring out what to measure to track progress; sets up systems that can almost manage themselves; is a master at the effectiveness and efficiency of work systems; can quickly diagnose and fix a work flow problem; always looking for incremental process improvement.
- Writes and presents effectively; adjusts to fit the audience and the message; strongly gets a message across.
- Warm, friendly, and interpersonally agile; easy to approach and talk to; relates well to all kinds of people; makes a pleasant first impression and builds solid relationships.
Skills & Experience
education, experience, & Other Qualifications
A four-year degree, preferably in English, journalism, or writing field. Some understanding of psychology or closely related field is helpful
Four or more years of editing experience (in a professional setting preferred); Korn Ferry knowledge helpful
Substantive and mechanical editing expertise
Strong computer skills, especially MS Word; Excel, PowerPoint, Access, and web-based platforms a plus
Strong organizational, project-management, and time-management skills
Ability to structure own work, stay on task, and work on own for long periods of time with repetitious work
Strong customer-service focus
Strong problem-solving skills
Ability to multi-task
Flexibility and team-player attitude
Korn Ferry offers its employees competitive compensation and benefits packages commensurate with experience.
Korn Ferry offers a competitive compensation and benefits package, commensurate with experience. To apply for this position, please visit http://www.kornferry.com/careers and scroll down to the Leadership and Talent Consulting section.
Korn Ferry is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Applicants who qualify under the Americans with Disabilities Act, as amended or applicable state law, who are unable to comply with Korn Ferry's application process due to their disability, may be eligible for a reasonable accommodation. A request for an accommodation will not affect your opportunities for employment.
If you require an accommodation in making an application through our online system, please send an email to email@example.com or call 612-373-3440. You will need to provide your name, a phone number, email address or other means of contacting you, and a brief description of the nature of the requested accommodation. Korn Ferry will then contact you to discuss your request.
Please note that the email address and phone line are to be used solely to request an accommodation during the application process. These are not to be used for checking on the status of a previously submitted application.
Collab, Inc (collabcreators.com) is a Downtown LA based video creator development company and the leading independent network for multi-platform talent. Collab was started by veteran video creators to help make the lives of independent creators easier and to provide everything they need to succeed creatively and financially. We specialize in working with digital video creators and helping them build their audience and earnings across multiple platforms (YouTube, musical.ly, Instagram, Snapchat, Facebook, etc). Our network includes over 1,000 of the top social media creators with over 700 Million Followers. We are also a digital studio that produces original shows for digital platforms.
Who we are looking for:
The ideal candidate will be well versed Editor with a passion for digital comedy content. A creative storyteller, they will relish the opportunity to turn footage into engaging short-form videos. Detail oriented, they will ensure that Collab's commitment to high production values is highlighted in the technical quality of their work. Communication and Collaboration with both talent partners and Collab employees will be crucial to this position.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Development of subject matter expertise in YouTube, our licensed content and talent roster
Ingest and review of provided partner content; isolating the best/funniest moments
Edit and delivery of short content
Engagement with any and all partner notes; rapid turnaround
Undergraduate Degree is preferred
1-3 years professional editing experience is a must
Strong understanding of the online video market including YouTube, Vine, Instagram, Snapchat, Musical.ly and other digital platforms
Experience working for an MCN
After Effects Skills
Experience running a YouTube/Facebook/Instagram Channel
If you think you are the right person for this position and are excited to work in the fun, fast-paced environment of a digital media startup, please contact us. Please include a reel and cover letter in your application.
Perks and Benefits:
Health, dental and vision benefits
401(k) with a company match
Kitchen stocked with snacks and drinks
Flexible dress code
Lots of fun company activities and events
Commuter benefits and paid parking
Free lunch on Fridays
Full-time Remote Position
You are a meticulous editor with superior copyediting/proofreading skills and a solid knowledge of print and electronic publishing processes. You are intellectually curious, eager to learn, and willing and able to adapt to change. You enjoy working independently as well as collaboratively with various individuals and teams (in-house and remote) throughout the organization.
You will be responsible for:
Copyediting and Proofreading 70%
Copyedit and proofread print and digital/electronic products, research content, marketing materials, corporate documents, and web content.
Enforce house style, structure, and corporate editorial tone and voice.
Ensure adherence to copyright and trademark usage rules.
Editorial Services 20%
Provide editorial project management as needed.
Maintain project schedules to meet publication dates.
Manage author communications as appropriate during editorial process.
Coordinate with managing/senior editors, production team, and external vendors.
Provide quality checks of freelancer work.
Perform editorial quality assurance reviews of products at key stages.
Complete other projects as assigned by Managing Editor.
Manage Errata Process 10%
Maintain project errata files.
Review all reprints for editorial, trademark, and copyright changes.
Proofread corrections and review bluelines.
BA degree in English or related field, or equivalent experience
One to three years' experience working in a digital production environment preferred
Two years' experience as an editor in print publishing
Demonstrated copyediting and proofreading skills
Familiarity with Chicago Manual of Style and APA Publication Manual
Excellent project management, problem-solving, communication, organizational, and collaboration skills
Strong attention to detail and ability to manage multiple priorities
Proficiency in MS Word and Adobe Acrobat required, Excel and PowerPoint desirable
Understanding of production, printing, and typography
Application InstructionsAt CPP, our only job is to help people development professionals be better and, in turn, help their companies' employees flourish. While we're best known for our products, such as the Myers-Briggs® (MBTI®) assessment, CPP is also a group of people who provide experts in the talent management industry the information, guidance, and support they need. We offer solutions to help improve organizational performance and address whatever challenges businesses and professionals face – from team building, leadership and coaching, and conflict management to career development, selection, and retention. Perhaps that's why millions of individuals in more than 170 countries use our products each year. They include people at Fortune 500 companies and businesses of all sizes, as well as educators, government agencies, and training and development consultants.
Working at CPP gives you the rare opportunity to make a difference, experience genuine respect from your colleagues and peers, and feel valued and supported. Friendly, caring, intelligent people thrive here and create a spirit of community that enriches the personal and professional lives of all of us. We work to create an environment that fosters excellence and encourages employees to contribute, learn, and grow throughout their career.
CPP, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability (EEO Employer/Vet/Disabled).
If you would like to make a significant contribution to CPP's growth while working with peers and internal customers who are passionate about our solutions and mission, please apply online today!
Rachel Borders, HR Manager
POLITICO's mission from the very beginning was to win the audience. We dedicate ourselves to providing accurate, non-partisan, impactful information to the right people at the right time so that they can act with confidence and speed. We experiment to avoid being disrupted and we have fun disrupting others. And we are not afraid to risk failure if it means being the best at what we do.
POLITICO is looking for a dynamic, entrepreneurial editor to lead and manage a team of reporters covering policy and politics. The editor will be responsible for steering coverage, editing a mix of short posts, longer stories and newsletters on a daily basis and working with reporters to develop enterprise and accountability pieces.
What you'll do:
Edit a mix of full-length articles and short pieces, both breaking news and enterprise
Manage a team of reporters covering policy and politics
What you'll need:
Strong management skills and an active, hands-on approach to editing
Experience breaking news on policy and/or working with reporters to tell policy stories
Polished writing and editing skills
Excellent communications skills
Ability to guide and nurture an ambitious team with varying levels of experience
Ability to juggle tight deadlines and a demanding schedule
We are driven by our values. We are relentless contributors, disruptors, collaborators, and talent cultivators. Our culture is defined by grit, total integrity, and a prioritization on innovation.
We value our people. We offer a competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits package, including health and wellness benefits, commuter benefits, retirement plans, as well as work-life balance flexibility and opportunities for career development.
Let's keep in touch. Follow us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter at @politicocareers and #meetPOLITICO for a deep dive into what makes us POLITICOs and our adventures. We'd love to hear from you!
WTSP, the CBS affiliate in Tampa, Florida, (market 13) is looking for an Editor to join our award-winning team from 1:00 am - 9:30 am. If you enjoy working in a fast-paced team environment, we want to hear from you.
Brief Description of Duties:
Edits news and feature stories, voiceovers, teases, and other video elements for live shows and pre-taped specials as needed.
Post video material to WTSP.COM and mobile apps as needed.
Gather professional video and audio when necessary.
Occasionally operate and perform live shots.
Performs other duties in audio and video production as assigned.
Please submit a link to a sample of your work.
College degree with previous newsroom experience preferred
Ability to work under time pressure deadlines; ability to multitask and prioritize multiple needs simultaneously
Ability to determine good audio and picture quality; ability to edit with continuity and creativity on non-linear systems.
Must be team oriented, have a positive attitude, possess good computer skills and strong communication skills.
Must be able to work a flexible shift and occasional overtime. Previous field videography and ENG experience a plus for occasional assignments.
TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is an innovative media company that serves the greater good of our communities. With 47 television stations and two radio stations in 39 markets, TEGNA delivers relevant content and information to consumers across platforms. It is the largest owner of top 4 affiliates in the top 25 markets, reaching approximately one-third of all television households nationwide. Each month, TEGNA reaches 50 million adults on-air and approximately 35 million across its digital platforms. TEGNA has been consistently honored with the industry's top awards, including Edward R. Murrow, George Polk, Alfred I. DuPont and Emmy Awards. TEGNA delivers results for advertisers through unparalleled and innovative solutions including OTT local advertising network Premion, centralized marketing resource Hatch, and G/O Digital, a one-stop shop for local businesses to connect with consumers through digital marketing. Across platforms, TEGNA tells empowering stories, conducts impactful investigations and delivers innovative marketing solutions. For more information, visit www.TEGNA.com.
TEGNA Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We encourage and consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, enrollment in college or vocational school, political affiliation, veteran status or genetic information.
Age of Learning is a leading education technology innovator based in Glendale, California, with a talented team of more than 600 individuals—from educators, developers, artists, writers, designers, and engineers, to producers, product managers, and marketing experts.
We are the creators of the award-winning ABCmouse.com® Early Learning Academy curriculum, experienced by more than 10 million children worldwide who have completed over 3 billion Learning Activities to date.
We are committed to helping every child learn. Our Education Access Initiatives reach millions of children by offering the full ABCmouse curriculum at no cost to teachers and community institutions such as libraries, Head Start programs, and community centers—including public housing authorities and after-school programs.
At Age of Learning, we are Bringing Learning to Life®!
Age of Learning is looking for an experienced Editor of children's books to join its lively and creative Publishing Team!
The Editor will be responsible for turning curriculum specifications into engaging and age-appropriate fiction and nonfiction children's books and book-related formats.
Minimum of seven years of experience editing children's fiction and nonfiction books or magazine content required
Skill set must include a knowledge of appropriate vocabulary and text structures for children in kindergarten through sixth grade
Strong working knowledge of The Chicago Manual of Style
Meticulous attention to detail
Ability to do quality work under tight deadlines
Excellent organizational and communication skills
Ability to adapt quickly in a fluid and fast-paced work environment
Proactive self-starter and problem-solver
Positive, "can do" attitude
Commitment to excellence
Experience as a published author of children's content a plus
Editing of book manuscripts
Revision of manuscripts based on feedback from approvers
Brainstorming and developing ideas for manuscripts
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