Editor Job Description Sample
We are looking for a full-time editor to join a small team (pods) within Influence & Co. to manage content for more than 20 clients. Responsibilities may differ between teams but can include:
- Effectively collaborating with a small team to produce strategic content accomplishing client goals.
- Professionally editing and refining content.
- Defining the structure, angle, and tone of an article.
- Evaluating the quality and depth of client material to determine necessary next steps.
- Conducting content research and brainstorming.
- Writing client articles, when necessary. This role includes approximately 20-25% writing.
The Ideal Candidate:
- Enjoys studying content styles, structures, and voices.
- Must be intellectually curious and have a passion for learning about new industries.
- Has experience in editing, writing, and/or content creation. This could include a bachelor’s degree in journalism, English, or a related field or equivalent experience. Marketing experience is a big plus!
- Exhibits strong personal initiative and exerts independence to take full ownership of role.
- Is deadline-oriented and very comfortable working in a fast-paced and open/flexible environment.
- Possesses familiarity with various writing styles and structure, including high proficiency in AP style, and exhibits a high level of attention to detail.
- Has strong strategic and analytical skills.
- 2+ years of professional experience.
Applicants will be required to provide writing samples and complete a test edit.
What We Offer:
- An amazing work environment.
- Flexible Work Environment after 90 days of employment.
- Flexible PTO after 90 days of employment.
- Competitive salary.
- Full health benefits.
- Discount on local gym memberships.
- The best team members you could ever ask for.
- An opportunity to be an integral part in growing the company.
Influence & Co.’s mission is to endlessly improve the way content is crafted and distributed. We’re technology-fueled content creators who push the boundaries of what can be achieved for clients and readers alike.
Create an autonomous, yet supportive, environment.
Evolve to deliver more value.
Serve others with trust and respect.
Application materials can be addressed to our Director of Talent Strategy, Erin Holm.
VML is all about putting everything you are into everything you do. We're a full-service advertising agency that thrives on moving brands forward by inspiring a human connection.
VML is looking for an experienced editor to join our team. You'll put your storytelling skills to work to produce commercials for broadcast, social platforms, website content and other digital and interactive media. We'll expect you to stay ahead of current interactive technologies and trends and incorporate them into your daily work.
As part of the WPP Group, VML offers one of the best overall compensation packages in the business. VML is headquartered in Kansas City.
Mastery-level skills in Adobe Premiere, Final Cut or Avid
Impeccable sense of timing, pacing and ability to work with music
Exceptional storytelling abilities
Self-motivated and able to keep projects moving, even when your clients aren't directly with you
Able to adapt as creative assignments change and evolve, while maintaining quality
Must be able to work under either strict direction or little direction
Run and maintain an orderly edit suite and adapt to the needs of the environment
Should exhibit grace under pressure, great people skills and utmost integrity
Knowledge and experience of the finishing process
High level understanding of codecs, raw video files, exporting, transcoding and compression techniques
Organized, dependable, knowledgeable and detail oriented
Strong attention to detail and accuracy
You consider yourself a learner who is always looking to improve
Three years of relevant experience, including experience with integrating video and visual effects
Standouts will have experience with Adobe After Effects and Photoshop
Video or still camera experience is a plus
Include the link to your reel with your submission.
VML is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
We are looking for a self-motivated team player with creativity and independent judgment, that thrives in fast pace environment. The Editor is responsible for editing multiple types of projects with in the Telemundo including, creation of EPKs, short and long digital assets, scripted and reality shows.
Ensure timely delivery of shows/projects, ahead of air time and with the highest quality.
Read, analyze and use the script as a guide to the overall editing pattern of the production.
Cut the material according to the script and production needs.
Provide editing advice and insight during the production, as needed by the Producer.
Utilize various editing software (Avid, Premiere and after effects) to select, cut and arrange visual elements of an episode.
Censored shows and projects according the S&P regulations and notes provided by the Director of S&P.
Ensure quality control by reviewing the final material before delivering.
Ensure all work is done under the technical guidelines and operations procedures of Telemundo.
Minimum 5 years of experience as an Editor in the post-production
Exhibits satisfactory knowledge of video systems and file formats in general
Proficient with Avid, Adobe Cloud Suite and popular plug-ins
Knowledgeable in the use of Windows and Macintosh operating systems and software
Fluency in English/Spanish
Willing to travel as needed, sometimes on short notice
Willing to work with late and/or last minute scheduling changes in a 24/7 production work environment that may include early mornings, evenings, holidays and/or weekends
Ability to multitask and work in a fast paced, deadline-driven environment
Excellent communication, leadership, interpersonal and organizational skills
Strong attention to detail
Self-motivated team player
Creativity and independent judgment
The Mission Support Operation is currently soliciting experienced editors for a language services contract supporting an Intelligence Community customer in the National Capital Region (NCR). Editors will be responsible for checking the accuracy and style of the translation, ensuring adherence to customer standards for grammar, style and format, tracking errors, and providing feedback to writers and management. Languages Supported: Any and all languages of Africa; East Asia and Pacific; Europe and Central Asia; Latin America and Caribbean; Middle East and North Africa; South Asia. PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: The primary responsibilities of the editor are: Editors will be responsible for ensuring that all products are grammatically correct according to idiomatic American English and meet designated customer style standards. The will develop and maintain a language services quality control and quality assurance program. Editors will monitor the accuracy and completeness of the translated products by systematically selecting jobs from all personnel for review. They will provide effective feedback on product issues to linguists to assist in their development. Editors will track linguist errors to make recommendations on advancement and training.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:
A test may be given to assess editing skills
Have native-level oral and written fluency in English
Have at least 3 years of professional experience
Have experience editing, technical writing, or related experience
Have the ability to review and edit translated media to ensure accuracy, correct syntax and expression usage, and correct use of the English language
Have strong critical thinking skills, sound judgment,
Have excellent communication, organizational, and writing skills (English); be able to provide succinct instructions in high-pressure situations, often under time constraints
Be able to adjust to constantly changing priorities and demand
Have the ability to provide corrective and constructive feedback to linguists; become a subject matter expert in customer product standards
Be proficient in MS Word\
Ability to work independently and as a contributor to a virtual team
Self-starter with curious mindset and desire to solve problems and learn new skills
Have a bachelor's degree or and 4 - 8 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 2 - 6 years of prior relevant experience.
Have previous experience working as a linguist
Have the ability to accurately provide cultural and ethnic context
Previous experience working in traditional or non-traditional media (e.g., radio, TV, newspaper, press agency, Internet) or journalism
Have experience conducting Internet Research
Have working knowledge of a foreign language
Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company's 31,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.17 billion for the fiscal year ended December 29, 2017. (NYSE: LDOS) All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.
KDAF-TV/CW33 seeks a part-time Editor
We're looking for someone with an incredible drive that can edit multiple daily packages with a great sense of detail all while maintaining sharp deadlines. You must be creative and infinitely willing to work outside of the "traditional" structure.
Must have extensive knowledge with Final Cut Pro or equivalent NLE. Knowledge of Photoshop, After Effects, Pro Tools, and XD Cam is considered a plus.
Must have at least 2 years of experience in editing videos and packages for newscasts. Potential candidates must be able to work weekends and overnights. Must be willing to submit to a background check. Must have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States.
Equal Employment Opportunity
Company InfoTribune Media Company (NYSE: TRCO) is home to a diverse portfolio of television and digital properties driven by quality news, entertainment and sports programming.
Tribune Media is comprised of Tribune Broadcasting's 42 owned or operated local television stations reaching approximately 50 million households, national entertainment cable network WGN America, whose reach is more than 77 million households, and a variety of digital applications and websites commanding 54 million monthly unique visitors online. Tribune Media also includes Chicago's WGN-AM, the national multicast networks Antenna TV and THIS TV, and Covers Media Group, an unrivaled source of online sports betting information. Additionally, the Company owns and manages a significant number of real estate properties across the U.S. and holds a variety of investments, including a 31% interest in Television Food Network, G.P., which operates Food Network and Cooking Channel.
AT A GLANCE
Mob Scene is seeking an extremely creative and talented Editor to join our team. This individual will report to the Executive Director of Creative Operations and will work closely with the other staff (producers, graphics, finishing). The right candidate should be able to work with little or minimal supervision, be able to work well under pressure, and meet tight deadlines.
- Edit sizzles, spots, and longer content in both supervised and unsupervised capacity
- Work closely with producers to ensure creative vision is being achieved
- Assist with creative deliverable in a timely and efficient manner
- Fulfill various deliverables in a variety of formats
- Perform other editing duties as may be assigned
SKILLS & EXPERIENCE
- Extensive knowledge of Adobe Premiere Pro
- Creative and skilled in trailer storytelling
- Working knowledge of Adobe Photoshop and/or motion graphics (After Effects or Motion)
- Firm understanding of video compression and standard codecs used for broadcast and online
- Experience with audio sweetening
- Basic understanding of broadcast deliverables and delivery methods
- Solid understanding of quality control
- Strong problem-solving and analytical skills.
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
- Ability to work efficiently in a highly demanding and time sensitive environment
Strong organizational and time management skills. Able to work on several deadlines
- Ability to manage a high volume of details with excellent accuracy
THE GOOD STUFFFull-time employees receive:
- Comprehensive Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life
- Vacation & Sick time
- 401k with match
- Fully stocked kitchens
- Fun and creative company culture that values its best asset--YOU!
- Compensation is commensurate with experience
Help us deliver exceptional, engaging content to the world.
As an editor at Gallup, you'll make sure our writing is accurate, consistent and conveys a compelling story. You're more than just a spell-checker; you're a fact-checking, topic-researching, grammar-loving partner who helps us maintain our credibility of knowing about almost everything in the world and ensures our content is ready for the public eye. From polishing up presentations, technical documents and proposals, to reviewing brochures, social media, emails, books and more, we'll count on you to help us create error-free, high quality deliverables by maximizing everything you touch.
If you naturally edit everything you read and can quickly spot mistakes others miss, we may have an opportunity for you. Join us and put your greatest strengths to work.
Who we want:
Editing enthusiasts with a passion for proofing text, tables and graphs for accuracy and relevance.
Committed perfectionists with an eye for details and a gift for grammar.
Organized partners who can prioritize the urgency of multiple requests and meet simultaneous deadlines with outstanding quality.
Strategic thinkers who understand their stakeholders' desired business outcomes and ask smart questions to deliver exactly what they need.
What you need:
Undergraduate degree is required, preferably in English, journalism, marketing or communications.
Two or more years of professional editing experience preferred.
Must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.
What we offer:
A strengths-based, engagement-focused and performance-oriented culture.
Flexible and casual work environment.
World-class managers who guide and empower associates based on their unique skills and strengths.
Highly-tenured mentors and engaged coworkers and partners.
Ongoing learning and development opportunities.
Onsite benefits, including a state-of-the-art child development center, cafeteria, federal credit union and workout facility.
A beautiful downtown Omaha office which sits on the Missouri River and boasts 50 acres of land.
Gallup is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer that celebrates, supports and promotes diversity and inclusion. We will consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.
At J. Walter Thompson we create pioneering solutions that buildng enduring brands and business. We have been connecting brands with consumers and creating engaging stories that shift behavior for over 150 years. We currently have over 200 offices in 90 countries that contain 10,000 of the brightest minds in the business. We owe our growing success to the adoption of a set of simple principles we refer to as the four C's: curiosity, collaboration, capability and courage. It is the embodiment of these traits that makes J. Walter Thompson unique. It is also what we look for in potential new hires. J. J. Walter Thompson Atlanta is seeking a driven Content Editor to oversee our content & editorial needs in a fast-paced work environment with a full-service ad agency.
Video Editorial Services (new and existing content)
Proficient in operating Canon C300 / Canon Mark III (video and audio)
Manage a team of in-house editors, camera equipment and suites.
Digital Asset Management & Archiving
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Developed sense of rhythm and timing in storytelling
Has great judgment and imagination
Able to make recommendations for the visual and audio elements.
Strong problem solving skills and detail-oriented
Foster innovative solutions, current trends and the latest technological advances
Works closely with upper management to identify and suggest solutions on how to improve departmental and team morale
Ensure that content meets the company or client's needs, and follows our in-house style guide.
Manage a busy workload according to deadline.
Analyze data and analytics, and seek to increase reader engagement and retention.
SKILLS & EXPERIENCE
Must have 5+ years of experience editing
Proficient in Premiere Pro, After Effects, Photoshop, Media Encoder, Lightroom/Bridge
Working Knowledge of Illustrator, Audition Ad Agency experience a plus.
DaVinci/Color Correction a plus.
J. Walter Thompson is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and to attracting and retaining the most qualified employees regardless of race, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender, age or disability.
Assist in a variety of activities involved in the marketability assessment, solicitation, acquisition, and editorial review of manuscripts to be published as books; monitor the various stages of acquisition, review, advertisement and publication to ensure that required activities are adhered to and a reasonable schedule is met.
Assist in soliciting, acquiring and reviewing prospective manuscripts for publication; identify academic subject matter not fully addressed or covered within the market and develop new ideas for possible publication; identify authors and convince them to commit to publishing. Monitor and coordinate manuscripts through the various stages of acquisition, review and publication to ensure required activities are adhered to and a reasonable schedule is met.
Arrange for reviews of selected manuscripts by experts in topic field; ensure manuscripts are reviewed for appropriateness as well as to critique and improve the substance of the document; review format to ensure conformity with set guidelines.
Assist in preparing acquisition proposals based on expert reviews of manuscript and estimated potential; present recommendation to Editorial Advisory Board for approval; follow up on questions or suggestions by board members as appropriate.
Maintain liaison with authors to discuss recommended changes in approved manuscript; prepare standard contract with authors outlining all appropriate and pertinent information.
Maintain contact with other university presses, authors and reviewers to identify trends in various fields; generate ideas for manuscripts, review with Editor-in-Chief and solicit authors.
Consult with Marketing Department to discuss advertising and sales programs; determine appropriate number of books to publish based on potential market sales; participate in setting appropriate prices for books.
Compile reports and analyses setting forth progress, adverse trends and appropriate recommendations and conclusions. Attend professional meetings and conventions as appropriate.
Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.
The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this classification. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required of personnel so classified.
Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.
Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas—an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes.
To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.
Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.
Work requires organizational, analytical and communications skills normally acquired through the completion of a bachelor's degree program.
Work requires three years editorial or marketing experience in a publishing or related setting to acquire skills necessary to perform activities associated with the solicitation and acquisition of manuscripts, editorial review, assessment of manuscript marketability, and preparation of books for publication. OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE
The mission of MassHealth is to improve the health outcomes of our diverse members, their families and their communities by providing access to integrated health care services that sustainably promote health, well-being, independence and quality of life.
MassHealth, the Executive Office of Health and Human Services (EOHHS) office that administers the Medicaid program in Massachusetts, is seeking a full-time editor to work in its Publications Unit.
Duties and Responsibilities (these duties are a general summary and not all inclusive):
The MassHealth Publications Unit plays a key role in the development, production, and distribution of all MassHealth forms, regulations, bulletins, notices, handbooks, user guides, web content, and other communications about MassHealth. The role of the editor is to edit and format drafts that have been prepared by program experts; manage review, comment, and sign-off of drafts; finalize documents; and, as applicable, arrange for printing, distribution, and posting on the MassHealth website. These tasks are performed following established workflow procedures and using standardized models and style sheets. Editors also provide support for public hearings and contribute to outreach materials for MassHealth members and providers.
The editor works on a variety of publications and partners on projects with policy experts and other business units within EOHHS. The content of the work includes developing and maintaining publications for EOHHS programs, as well as revising regulations, forms, and publications to reflect state and federal requirements. There is plenty of team work involved, but editors also have a lot of independence. The Publications Unit is a full-service production studio of 19 members including editors, graphic designers, and a web team.
Experience reviewing and processing documents for a health care organization.
Knowledge of promulgating state and/or national regulations.
A bachelor's degree or higher, preferably with a major in communications, English, or technical writing.
At least five years' full-time or equivalent part-time experience editing medical, health care, or technical publications.
Expert knowledge of grammar, punctuation, spelling, and usage.
The ability to work both in a team setting and independently.
The ability to manage time effectively and to keep projects on track and on time.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Expert knowledge of Word.
The ability to follow established workflow procedures and use standardized models and style sheets.
The ability to pay incredible attention to detail.
The ability to work well under the pressure of deadlines.
The ability to establish and meet deadlines.
The ability to exercise discretion when handling confidential information.
The ability to prioritize tasks and projects.
The ability to work well with others.
The ability to coordinate the efforts of others to accomplish assigned work objectives.
Based on assignment, possession of a current and valid Massachusetts Class D Motor Vehicle Operator's license or the equivalent from another state may be required.
As an employee of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, you are offered a great career opportunity influencing a wide-spectrum of services to the diverse populations we serve - but it's more than a paycheck. The State's total compensation package features an outstanding set of employee benefits which you should consider towards your overall compensation, including:
75% state paid medical insurance premium
Reasonable Dental and Vision Plans
Flexible Spending Account and Dependent Care Assistance programs
Low cost basic and optional life insurance
Retirement Savings: State Employees' Pension and a Deferred Compensation 457(b) plan
11 paid holidays per year and competitive Sick, Vacation and Personal Time
Tuition Benefit for employee and spouse at state colleges and universities
Short-Term Disability and Extended Illness program participation options
Incentive-based Wellness Programs
Professional Development and Continuing Education opportunities
Qualified Employer for Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program
A criminal background check will be completed on the recommended candidate as required by the regulations set forth by the Executive Office of Health and Human Services prior to the candidate being hired. For more information, please visit http://www.mass.gov/hhs/cori and click on "Information for Job Applicants".
- Education, licensure and certifications will be verified in accordance with the Human Resources Division's Hiring Guidelines
Education and license/certification information provided by the selected candidate(s) is subject to the Massachusetts Public Records Law and may be published on the Commonwealth's website.
For questions, please contact the CYF Office of Human Resources at 1-800-510-4122 and select option #2.
First consideration will be given to those applicants that apply within the first 14 days.
MINIMUM ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS: Applicants must have at least (A) four years of full-time, or equivalent part-time, professional, administrative or managerial experience in business administration, business management or public administration the major duties of which involved program management, program administration, program coordination, program planning and/or program analysis, and (B) of which at least one year must have been in a supervisory capacity, or (C) any equivalent combination of the required experience and the substitutions below.
I. A Bachelor's degree with a major in business administration, business management or public administration may be substituted for a maximum of two years of the required (A) experience.*
II. A Graduate degree with a major in business administration, business management or public administration may be substituted for a maximum of three years of the required (A) experience.*
III. A Bachelor's or higher degree with a major other than in business administration, business management or public administration may be substituted for a maximum of one year of the required (A) experience.*
- Education toward such a degree will be prorated on the basis of the proportion of the requirements actually completed.
NOTE: No substitutions will be permitted for the required (B) experience.
An Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.
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