Editor Job Description

Editor Job Description

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Editor provides assistance and training on writing standards regarding format, organization, punctuation, grammar, and spelling.

Editor Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Continually evolve show style by working with Senior Staff to advance show
Work collaboratively with editorial and technical staff to execute shows and meet the goals of the operation
Build strong working relationships with the firm’s key investment thinkers and strategic client advisors, in terms of helping them effectively communicate their ideas bringing your own perspectives to the table
Work directly and negotiate contracts with authors and agents with book packagers and publishers on coeditions
Write fact sheet, jacket, and catalog copy
Manages the creative process from conception through publication
Support overall editing needs assist in the archiving system of videos for KBLR
Commissioning new book content across multiple therapy areas
Performing technical, developmental and copy editing of book contributions and derivative items, ensuring the scientific quality of all content
Keeping up to date with advances and developments in different therapeutic areas and inputting this knowledge into strategic plans for the programme

Editor Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Editor

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: IAT, PT, DOT, SNG, ITIL, ELS, HR, J.D, CPTC, MWC

Education for Editor

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Employers hiring for the editor job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Collage Degree in Journalism, English, Communications, Writing, Education, Editing, Technical, Communication, Television, Publishing

Skills for Editor

Desired skills for editor include:

Microsoft Office
AP style
After Effects

Desired experience for editor includes:

Bachelor’s degree in TV/Broadcast, Communications or a related field preferred
Advanced knowledge of the Avid Non-Linear Editing systems and its Effects capabilities
Expert abilities in the areas of compositing and color correction
Ability to edit supervised in high pressure situations
Expertise when working with composite, component and digital signals analog/digital audio processes
English is necessary

Editor Examples


Editor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of editor. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for editor
  • Supporting the global sales teams in terms of researching new business opportunities and writing market-focused, client-tailored proposals that increase the success of the pharma-sponsored custom book programme
  • Project managing pharma-sponsored custom projects, ensuring projects are delivered on schedule, within budget and to specification
  • Client management – being the first port of call for assigned clients and run client-facing meetings where necessary
  • Reviewing the work of other team members and providing feedback
  • Other duties as requested by the Senior Editor
  • Write/edit/review manuscript and review/edit proof for various products to meet product specifications and market needs
  • Operate teleprompter, which displays script material for news talent
  • Load and operate script printers
  • Separate and organize news scripts
  • Post video material to nwcn.com and mobile app as needed
Qualifications for editor
  • Advanced knowledge of HD techniques and workflows
  • Very Strong knowledge of and ability to finish audio mixes within the Avid and export elements for audio mixing
  • Qualified candidates will have at least 5 years of recent financial writing experience in a professional financial services environment or for a finance-centric publication
  • BA in Broadcast, Video Production or equivalent
  • Highly creative, organized and able to work independently with little direction
  • Comfortable working in a fast paced, lively changing production environment

Editor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for an editor. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for editor
  • Provide occasional backup as control room audio operator
  • Lead the development and execution of messaging designed to maintain brand image, support initiatives and increase sales and profits
  • Lead a team in the creation of accurate, sales-oriented copy that sells products/services, while adhering to corporate and legal requirements
  • Collaborate with internal and external partners to ensure accurate brand identity through writing that is consistent in multi-media channels while maintaining production deadlines
  • Manage and prioritize a high workload volume ensuring that critical milestone dates are met
  • Review market research and available internal reports
  • Mentor and supervise team of copywriters to develop their skills
  • Be the editorial voice of The Webby Awards (website, editorial features, emails, and presentations)
  • Conceive and write editorial short- and long-form features for The Webby Awards site, including
  • Engage industry reporters and influencers to contribute long-form editorial features for the Webby Awards site
Qualifications for editor
  • 3-5 years editorial experience, comic books/graphic novels preferred
  • Ability to manage a creative team
  • 5 or more years of technical experience in this industry preferably in an Edit environment
  • Must be available for all shifts (weekends and holidays)
  • On your resume, please include a link to a website that displays recent examples of your work
  • Must be willing to work at the KXTX facility in Fort Worth, Texas

Editor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of editor. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for editor
  • Work with the world’s best media companies (The Guardian News Media, Advertising Age) to write editorial features for their sites on industry insights, Webby Winners and Nominees
  • Write content for Webby Awards newsletters, including the monthly newsletter and semi-regular news blasts
  • Write content to support sponsorship and branded content partnerships
  • Maintain communication with original author regarding every detail of their project as assigned
  • Updates reprint corrections as needed
  • Plan and implement a suitable journal development strategy for each journal in the portfolio, taking into account individual journal performance and development needs, the overall strategy of the BMC series
  • Work with colleagues on related journals published by BioMed Central to build an understanding of the fields and develop a cross-portfolio subject strategy
  • Monitor journal performance to identify areas for improvement and take action as appropriate
  • Work with Editorial Board Members to identify and commission appropriate reviews, commentaries, editorially-led thematic series and supplements, and liaise with the appropriate in-house teams to take these forward
  • With the Editorial Board Members, identify need for new sections or the need for sections to be split, any changes needed to the section or journal scopes
Qualifications for editor
  • Experience as an editor on a syndicated daytime daily talk show
  • BA/BS degree in English, Journalism or Communications preferred
  • Previous scientific editorial/publishing experience or equivalent exposure desirable
  • Decisions are guided by specialized needs of the two product platforms involved
  • An interest in the law and current legal developments
  • Daily processing of new legislation published by The Stationery Office for online and print publications

Editor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of editor. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for editor
  • Creates a rough cut of the program/film/advertisementand determines
  • Work closely with all relevant departments - , design, production, technology, and publishing services, in a collaborative and professional manner
  • The Editor will be responsible to edit long form content short form content independently
  • Editing multiple pieces of video content daily
  • Develop strong relationships with your Producer and Project Teams to ensure quality deliverables and timelines are met
  • Execute editorial functions necessary to enhance or complete final product for delivery
  • Work independently or collaborate with graphic team to create and finish content for social media use
  • Prep and export completed files for approval
  • Receive notes from production and creative team then revise previously edited content to show changes needed
  • Take the initiative to explore creative ideas in collaboration with the Graphics team
Qualifications for editor
  • Converting, tidying and loading of new enactments
  • Basic annotation of new enactments including pending amendments for Halsbury’s Statutes Noter-up, Is it in Force, Halsbury’s Statutes Citator and Stop Press
  • Supplying historical versions of consolidated legislation to customers and responding to other queries
  • Data capture of Explanatory Notes and 3rd party material
  • Be aware of the copyright guidelines and legality of the published content
  • Bachelor’s Degree in English or Journalism, or an equivalent combination of education and experience

Editor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for an editor. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for editor
  • Assist in the development of new project ideas and share creative solutions to further enhance all productions
  • Monitors editing load to make sure stories needed for airing are available
  • Edits all national news video and recuts local video for all newscasts
  • Dubs and edits for exchange with other stations
  • Airs video during newscasts
  • Programming the Finance front page and modules with the best content available from a wide range of top-notch providers and freelancers
  • Commissioning your writers to produce engaging and unique finance content
  • Implementing a social media strategy
  • Liaising with other editors in international markets to share resources
  • Liaising with content providers and our business development team to ensure we keep and develop innovative partnerships
Qualifications for editor
  • A minimum of 5 years’ Editorial, PR, Journalism, or Marketing Communications experience
  • Able to work quickly, under deadline pressures, at a high quality level
  • Able to focus and multitask in a fast-paced environment and with minimal supervision
  • Able to exercise good independent judgment and discretion
  • Strong computer skills required including strong document conversion and data entry skills
  • Highly proficient with Avid Media Composer or Final Cut Pro (4 years experience minimum)

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