Editor Job Description Sample
Hearst Books, a division of Hearst Magazines, is seeking a nonfiction editor of lifestyle books. The division publishes books in lifestyle categories such as diet, cooking, nutrition, fitness, and health comprising content from Hearst magazines as well as original content.
Initiate, create and develop 10-20 books annually along with publishing strategy (packaging, to-market timing and approach) based on Hearst content and brands, as well as third party brands
Identify and onboard writers and designers for book development and manage project teams from inception to publication
Create PLs and negotiate contract terms
Work with other internal departments to optimize to-market strategy
Proven track record in initiating and developing commercial trade books with a minimum of five years experience
Excellent verbal and written skills
Ability to handle multiple projects in various stages of development at the same time
A strong comfort level with an entrepreneurial, fluid structure in a small and growing division
Responsible for editing video and sound segments of assigned newscasts.
- Ability to edit video and sound• Ability to read scripts• Ability to handle deadline pressure.• Ability to work closely with co-workers. • Ability to follow a schedule• Ability to see, to hear, to talk, to read, to write.• Ability to behave maturely.
Valid driver's license
College degree in broadcasting or journalism or professional experience in related field. Must be familiar with general principals of photojournalism.Must have working knowledge of Apple MAC-editing equipment using Final Cut X.Must have dexterity.
RELATIONSHIPS: Internal Contacts:
External Contacts:All station personnel General public STATEMENT ABOUT OTHER DUTIES:This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, efforts or working conditions associated with the job. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, management reserves the right to revise the job or to require that other or different tasks be performed when circumstances change, e.g., emergencies, changes in personnel, work load, rush jobs, special projects, technological developments, etc.
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Reports To: Line Producer
DreamWorks Animation Television has an exciting new opportunity for an Editor to join its in-house team in Glendale, CA on Guillermo Del Toro's epic Tales of Arcadia Trilogy. Our editors work closely with episodic directors to create animatics from storyboard images that serve as final animation reference.
The ideal candidate has worked on television or film projects as editor and has a knack for storytelling, an agile thinker, interested in all aspects of film production, with an intellectual curiosity and drive to create great work!
Essential Duties and Job Responsibilities:
Create an animatic from rough assemble to final lock by implementing well timed edits and incorporating the appropriate dialogue, and heavy use of sound effects and temp music
Incorporate notes from the show's creative directors, producers, and executives during edit sessions and offer creative suggestions when needed
Participate in storyboard pitch sessions and animatic screenings
Responsible for timely execution of deliverables
Work closely with production staff to ensure timely and appropriate implementation of dialogue, music, sound effects, and storyboards
Previous editing experience
A strong understanding of filmmaking
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Proven ability to manage time and meet deadlines on multiple episodes
Able to edit quickly in a fast-paced environment
Television animation editing experience preferred
Working knowledge of Avid, Flix, Photoshop, and After Effects is useful
Ability to work in a high-pressure environment under tight deadlines
Willing to work overtime when necessary and available
Understanding of animation principles
Bachelor's degree preferred
I. Job Summary | Major goals and objectives.
The Editor at Arizona's Family CBS 5 & 3 TV (Meredith Corp.) edits video of various news events and edits tape of stories/pictures for daily news broadcasts. In addition, this position edits non-linear stories for newscasts. Receives and follows instructions on editing of ENG material, from talent or producers.
Work performed is for all media platforms and initiatives, including for example: on-air, web, digital and social media.
II. Essential Job Functions
Accountabilities, Actions and Expected Measurable Results
Edit material from raw master video according to instruction. Observe edits as they are being made on the electronic equipment and correct those that appear to be incorrect technically, aesthetically or for editorial content.
Set up equipment for and receive microwave feeds, satellite and cellular transmissions.
Organize material and coordinate with all stations to ensure programs are completed in a timely manner.
III. Minimum Qualifications and Job Requirements | All must be met to be considered.
College degree or technical diploma preferred. Experience will be considered in lieu of degree.
Must have full time news or production editing experience.
Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Experience with INews, AVID and BitCentral or similar editing experience is a plus.
Must be able to complete projects with minimal supervision.
Must be able to work flexible hours including early mornings, evenings and holidays.
Must have excellent communication skills and thrive in a fast paced live, late breaking newsroom environment.
% Travel Required (Approximate): None
It is the policy of Meredith to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Meredith will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.
Meredith participates in the federal E-Verify program to confirm the identity and employment authorization of all newly hired employees. For further information about the E-Verify program, please click here: http://www.uscis.gov/e-verify/employees
Imagination is a content marketing agency based in Chicago and Washington, D.C. We believe that Imagination creates endless possibilities, and we exist to help our clients build relationships that last. We have an immediate opening for an Editor in our DC office.
The Editor is a knowledgeable and politically savvy journalist with proven success in reporting, content strategy development and content creation. The Editor has experience managing, writing and editing content across multiple platforms: digital articles and infographics, for example. This person is highly skilled in editing both long-form and short-form content about small business topics, particularly as they relate to policy and advocacy, and also can conceptualize story ideas and collaborate with a team of editorial specialists on concepts and execution.
The ideal candidate will have outstanding writing and editing abilities honed over at least 3–5 years in the field. Prior experience working in a client-facing environment and on content related to small business policy or a related field is strongly preferred. Familiarity with state-level political trends in this field is a plus.
Specific responsibilities include:
Manage a large amount of ongoing copy a robust digital content program, and keep a detailed record of copy
Work with client representatives to brainstorm ongoing content ideas, then write (or assign) and/or edit them in various stages of the process
Collaborate with an editorial team to develop storylines and content calendars that meet client needs
Calmly and diligently juggle multiple pieces of content under tight turnarounds
Research and stay up to date on small business trends and policy at both the state and federal levels
Lead editing process for various aspects of a larger content program, shifting seamlessly between big-picture and copy edits
Collaborate with content, digital and video teams to write and edit copy for other related projects as needed (e.g., video series)
- Ability to be present in the office during regular business hours and occasionally during off-hours when deadlines must be met.
Imagination is an EOE.
For 30 years, clients in the private and public sectors have relied upon SOS International LLC (SOSi) for critical operations in the world's most challenging environments. SOSi is privately held, was founded by its current ownership in 1989, maintains corporate headquarters in Reston, VA, and specializes in providing logistics, construction, training, intelligence, and information technology solutions to the defense, diplomatic, intelligence and law enforcement communities.
All interested individuals will receive consideration and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or protected veteran status. SOSi takes affirmative action in support of its policy to advance diversity and inclusion of individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.
Reston Open Date4/5/2019 JOB DESCRIPTION This position is contingent upon award of contract
SOSi is seeking a highly qualified Editor to support a program providing language support to our customer, including tasks such as monitoring, collection, research, and translation of foreign open source information. The contract personnel, with guidance from the customer, exploit a broad spectrum of foreign sources (internet, social media, television, newspapers, etc.), collect information and monitor those foreign sources to create products (reports, summaries, translations, etc.).
Essential Job Duties
Review all translations to ensure they are grammatically correct according to idiomatic American English and meet customer standards
Apply substantive and linguistic knowledge of the target issue areas when editing products
Adhere to copyediting principles when handling customer material
Understand and follow details of the customer's collection, selection, production, dissemination, and operations procedures
Communicate effectively with contract personnel in person and electronically to include personnel onsite and dispersed
All other duties as assigned
Candidate will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; US citizenship required
Bachelor's degree in English literature or minimum of five (5) years of work experience performing editing functions
Ability to discern information of value and write an abstract summary in a succinct, understandable format that follows customer guidelines
Experience editing translations produced by linguists
Three (3) years of demonstrated experience with the open source intelligence discipline
Working conditions are normal for an office environment
Ability to lift and/or move objects or packages of up to 25 lbs
This role works directly with multi-functional teams to develop new content as well as review current support content, meet with product owners, customer support, user experience, and legal to ensure content is up-to-date, consistent and adheres to the brand voice.
Deep experience creating online support content at a large technology, telecommunications or similar company. Must also demonstrate a strong understanding of best practices in web design and copywriting, have experience using content management systems (e.g., Drupal, Salesforce Knowledge) and exhibit excellent communication skills. Must be able to manage large-scale content projects, including new product launches and content audits.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Actively and consistently support all efforts to simplify and enhance the customer experience.
Lead the creation and delivery of engaging self-support content that both captures the customer's interest and allows them to self-service with little effort.
Manage the development of interactive digital content to be delivered over the web.
Work with Marketing and external agencies to produce short-form self-help videos.
Define intuitive troubleshooting and customer process flows to enable self-service.
Leverage a foundational knowledge of Charter's products and relationships with subject matter experts to review and edit content, making certain it is accurate and relevant.
Leverage SEO and natural language concepts to optimize the customer's search for support information based on the customer's terminology and description of the problem.
Continuously iterate and improve content based on customer feedback and data analysis.
Create reports and presentations to capture and share online support accomplishments.
Collaborate with Marketing and Product to ensure a consistent brand tone in all customer communications.
Deeply engage with the Customer Care and Product teams to identify current customer pain points and quickly develop new content, particularly as part of new product introductions.
Support service alerts with the timely delivery of critical information and tips for affected customers.
Author content and instructions as assigned.
Write clear and persuasive copy for different media platforms.
Revise, edit and proofread content according to style and accessibility guidelines.
Research solutions and write persuasive and appealing product positioning.
Ensure content addresses customer call drivers and pain points.
Work directly and effectively with business leads and designers in collaboration to develop and improve copy and participate in team collaboration and peer content sessions.
Understand search optimization (SEO) and accessibility guidelines.
Execute content plans, verify content adheres to style and accessibility guidelines, and manage content throughout content lifecycle.
Communicate effectively with team members to seek information and resolve questions regarding any aspect of projects.
Must have knowledge of standard concepts, practices, and procedures of writing copy for print, Web, and audio-visual media.
Blend an array of ideas and concepts into a single cohesive message while maintaining the voice of the business.
Other duties as requested.
Skills/Abilities and Knowledge
Ability to read, write, speak and understand English
Shows excellent command of the English language with a knack for sentence structure and grammar
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
An articulate speaker and writer who is able to present ideas clearly
Open to constructive feedback and understands that revision is an essential part of the creative process
A team player comfortable in a collaborative environment
Must be a highly creative and innovative thinker who loves participating in the creative process from brainstorm to launch
Organized, self-sufficient, and self-motivated
Understand best practices for web writing and design
Strong analytical approach to presenting recommendations and making decisions
Project management skills
Ability to manage multiple projects while coordinating efforts across a variety of functional areas
Ability to learn and adapt quickly to a dynamic and fast-paced environment
Ability to work under the pressures of tight deadlines, multiple projects and other demands
Bachelor's degree in English, journalism, marketing, public relations, or related field, or equivalent work experience
Related Work Experience
Experience in developing self-support and/or online training content
Project management experience
Experience in media or telecommunications industries is a plus
Exposure to moderate noise levels
Municode is a growing legal publishing and technology company looking for a full-time editor to add to our supplement team in the Tallahassee office. This entry-level position will work closely with other editors and proofreaders to keep our clients' law up to date with speed and accuracy, both in print and online.
What you will do:
Organize, plan, and prioritize work.
Edit legal documents for accuracy and style consistency.
Interpret legal material for appropriate placement in a unified document.
Present legal information in an organized outline format.
Maintain contact with clients through professional communication.
What you will bring to the table:
Positive attitude. You will have a positive attitude and work successfully in a team atmosphere.
Self-starter. You will be inherently organized and motivated. We will make sure you are set up for success, and you will be expected to proactively manage your own work.
Experience. Bachelor's degree or a minimum of two years of college with an additional two years' work experience.
Proficient keyboarding and communication skills.
Excellent command of the English language.
A strong attention to detail and the ability to learn new technical subject matter quickly.
The ability to coordinate multiple tasks in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.
Experience with Microsoft Word is required.
Nice to have. Experience with XML and Adobe InDesign is a plus.
Why you will love it here:
We believe in working hard and having fun in the process.
Family-friendly environment filled with employees who care about each other and work together toward a common goal.
Excellent benefits including profit sharing and a 401K match.
Flexible work hours.
On-site gym along with boot camp and yoga classes.
On-site walking trail.
Municode's mission is to connect cities to their citizens. To do so, we work with our 4,200 municipal clients across the country to create products and solutions that promote transparency, efficiency and that enable them to more effectively serve their staff and their citizens.
Whether it's through custom website design, our online payment portal, the legal codification process, or our robust suite of online legislative search tools, our goal is to help local government agencies more effectively engage with the citizens in their communities.
For over 65 years, we have earned our clients' trust, loyalty and respect by focusing on what is most important: our customers and their citizens. Our solutions are designed to make municipalities' jobs easier and the relationship that they have with their citizens second to none.
The Missoulian and Ravalli Republic needs a proven leader who can direct, inspire and guide a newsroom in an amazing, engaged university city. The editor will work with the newsroom and management teams to shape strategy as we grow audience and reach even more people by utilizing compelling stories and multiple platforms.
The successful candidate will know how to speak to both the newsroom and other colleagues on the management team. Most importantly, this person will love getting their hands on good stories and making them better. This editor will have a track record of cultivating enterprise and storytelling that makes folks talk, talk back and think.
As editor, you must be ready to describe how you'll make an impact, lead a staff and how you'll target new audiences, in both Missoula and Hamilton, a nearby community in the beautiful Bitterroot Valley. Qualified candidates must have a bachelor's degree and at least three years as a top newsroom leader.
The next editor will also need to be as comfortable with a digital strategy as they are with a daily news budget. The editor will have an opportunity to work with other Lee editors around the state of Montana to shape news coverage and brainstorm regional reporting that will make a difference beyond the Missoula circulation area.
The Missoulian is the largest paper in western Montana – a purple state where rural and urban values clash and the impacts of climate change and the legacy of a Superfund site are part of the continuing dialogue we have with our readers. We have a proud tradition of keeping an eye on our elected leaders, digging into data and reporting fearlessly about our community.
If you haven't been to Missoula, you won't believe the number of things to do, along with great food and breathtaking scenery (seriously, our office looks over a river with mountains in the background). Yellowstone and Glacier national parks are nearby, as well as several ski areas. The community is big enough without being too large; it has semi-urban characteristics and attitudes with vast wilderness and mountain ranges nearby.
We offer an excellent benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, paid holidays and vacation. We are an equal opportunity employer. You can see our Web site at www.missoulian.com and learn more about our company at www.lee.net
Apply to www.missoulian.com/workhere
Located in the scenic Burlington, VT/Plattsburgh, NY market, WPTZ-TV is the leading source for the latest local headlines and live alerts. If you are motivated by working with a talented award-winning team of professionals, look no further! This is a unique opportunity at a station with real momentum in a beautiful part of northern New England. Best of all, you'll become part of Hearst Television, one of the premier broadcast companies in the country.
WPTZ/NBC5 has openings for two highly motivated and creative full time News Editors to work in a very competitive news market. This position will cover news stories as assigned. Our ideal candidate has an excellent eye for visual compelling storytelling and is passionate about combining strong writing and storytelling with great pictures and sound.
Edit stories, videos, and newscasts on tight deadlines.
Nonlinear editing (using Adobe Premiere) of newscast elements including PKGs, VOs, VOSOTs, opens, teases and pre-production material.
Effectively collaborates with producers, reporters and managers to produce high quality stories.
Taking in video feeds from field crews.
Any other editing duties as assigned by news and production managers.
Experience with nonlinear editing software (Adobe Premiere or equivalent) preferred.
Military experience will be considered.
Proficiency editing with Adobe Premiere is a plus.
Must be able to handle and juggle multiple editing assignments under strict deadlines.
Communicate effectively with photographers and producers.
Must be able to record multiple feeds on a digital encoding system.
Able to search for source materials from multiple outlets and platforms.
High School Diploma or equivalent
Some college or technical school is a plus.
Military training from Defense Information School (DINFOS) is a plus
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