Editor

  • PETA
  • Remote
  • Jan 06, 2021
Full time Non-Profit Remote Job Writer/ Editor

Job Description

Position Objective:

To edit PETA's and its affiliates' publications, including printed materials, internet content, and video text

To provide copy editing and proofreading expertise while exercising good judgment and flagging concerns about content and organization 

Primary Responsibilities and Duties:

  • In consultation and verified compliance with the objectives, standards, and requirements communicated by PETA and its affiliates:
       o Edit PETA's and its affiliates' publications, websites, and public communications—including news releases, correspondence, blogs, statements, fundraising materials, website copy, ad campaigns, video text, and other documents
       o Edit internal written materials created by staff members of PETA and its affiliates, including policies and procedures
       o Edit foreign language text (highly desirable but not required)
  • Perform any other editorial functions assigned by the supervisor

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in a course of study requiring extensive writing and editing skills
  • Minimum of six years of practical editing experience in a relevant field
  • Proven excellent knowledge of English grammar
  • Excellent knowledge of professional terminology and writing conventions as well as animal rights language
  • Ability to learn and apply a rigorous in-house style guide adapted from AP
  • Demonstrated exemplary attention to detail and ability to exercise good judgment
  • Proven ability to apply knowledge and experience in a time-pressured, deadline-intensive environment
  • Commitment to the objectives of the organization and familiarity with animal rights