Editor / Writer Job Description

Editor / Writer Job Description

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Editor / writer provides technical updates, changes to TMs, as required, to the Army and DoD mil standard of technical manuals.

Editor / Writer Duties & Responsibilities

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Serving as the primary point of contact for internal and external scientists
Identify and manage content-related deliverables throughout project lifecycles
Write and edit content for the Boomerang Creative Group
This person will need to be well versed in Boomerang series, have a strong understanding of the brand’s aesthetic & tone and be able to tell stories to a variety of audiences
Generating and editing creative concepts for long and short form promos
Watching a lot of Boomerang in order to gain knowledge and expertise in the shows and characters
Writing in a voice that aligns with the Boomerang brand
Editing with mixed media including video, stills and graphics
Collaborating with multiple departments include Marketing, Sales, Consumer Products & Boomerang/CN executives
Reporting to the Creative Director of Creative Group

Editor / Writer Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Editor / Writer

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: PMP, IPR, MWC, II, IAT, SAT, MOUS, ELS, DAWIA, PKI

Education for Editor / Writer

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Employers hiring for the editor / writer job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Education, Communications, Journalism, English, Graduate Education, Writing, Graduate, Marketing, Technical, Editing

Skills for Editor / Writer

Desired skills for editor / writer include:

Interleaf Quicksilver
SGML/XML/S1000D
Framemaker software applications is strongly desired
Spelling
Microsoft Word
MIL-DTL-38807
MIL-STD-38784
-3 and -18
Industry practices
TO 00-5-1

Desired experience for editor / writer includes:

Proven ability to thrive within a cross-functional team
Experience in apparel/fashion preferred
Big-brand experience preferred
Impeccable attention to detail required
The ability to collaborate with a dynamic and fast-growing creative team
4-5 years’ experience writing/editing in a creative environment

Editor / Writer Examples

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Editor / Writer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for an editor / writer. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for editor / writer
  • Writes and edits utilizing USAF T.O
  • Ensures final materials clearly and effectively communicate the technical information and data to appropriate audiences
  • Work closely with in-house design, online, and video teams, , organizing raw content and channeling reviewer feedback
  • Compiles and verifies tables of content, lists of figures and tables, references, and printer’s dummy
  • Conducts research in the preparation of copywriting assignments and verification of acronyms, terms
  • Provide in-house design, layout, and production of marketing materials
  • Provide design and conceptual guidance and direction to Demand Management team regarding the content, design and production of customer-facing collateral
  • Update and distribute Brand Manual
  • Provide guidance on brand compliance issues and resolve conflicts as needed
  • Provide brand training for new Marketing colleagues and vendors
Qualifications for editor / writer
  • Working level knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Word, PowerPoint, and Excel
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism, English or similar with 2 years of experience (0 with a Master's)
  • Must understand page layout/design principles, various writing methodologies
  • Hands on experience with MS Office and Adobe Creative Suite
  • Proven familiarity with SEO and social media best practices
  • BS degree in Journalism or in related field
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Editor / Writer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for an editor / writer. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for editor / writer
  • Contact customers to determine interest in participating in a case study, perform satisfaction surveys
  • Interview customers and write case studies
  • Pitch and place stories to trade journals as exclusives
  • Write and issue spin off press releases at the end of exclusivity agreement timeframe
  • Optimize content based on industry benchmarks, data, and best practices
  • Review the content provided by field offices and the Regional Office and identify key information and results to be highlighted
  • Undertake a substantive editing of the content that is provided ensuring internal consistency, both intellectual and stylistic
  • This would require, in some cases, significantly cutting down the text provided by offices
  • It will be crucial to use catchy, attractive language and identify titles which would make the communications tools more marketable
  • Liaise with UN Women Communications and Advocacy Specialist and staff in field offices for review and finalization of text
Qualifications for editor / writer
  • Strong time management skills and ability to coordinate tasks and set priorities with little supervision
  • Knowledge of computer operations and applications
  • Intermediate to advance level desktop publishing skills and document management
  • Talent and expertise to interview SME(s) and conduct research necessary to produce accurate, comprehensive content/documents
  • Ability to develop project-specific style guides edit content against prescribed requirements and department style standards
  • Ability to work with different personalities in construction industry
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Editor / Writer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of editor / writer. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for editor / writer
  • Provide writing support to the Dean’s Office for internal and external communication, particularly on messages, speeches and papers on school priorities from the Dean
  • Write and edit digital news content, HKS magazine articles, and marketing collateral promoting HKS programs, initiatives, events, faculty, research, students, and alumni
  • Work as part of the OCPA team to identify and develop compelling content for targeted audiences
  • Build and maintain productive working relationships with other communicators throughout the school to facilitate the sharing of content across various channels and platforms
  • Help provide strategic thinking on the office’s direction in the fast-paced field of communications
  • Provides strategic communications guidance and writing support to the Dean for internal and external communications, particularly on high-priority occasion-specific messages, speeches, papers, and for social media
  • Documenting the specifications, design, features, and operation of software applications and Information Systems (IS) hardware and technologies
  • Interviewing architects, engineers, and other technical resource personnel to ensure the accuracy of all information presented
  • Participate in client meetings and prepare estimates for client projects
  • Provide on-going training and monitoring new editorial employees
Qualifications for editor / writer
  • Proven track record of working collaboratively with other content contributors to meet tight deadlines
  • Experience with large-scale government RFP responses is preferred
  • At least 7 years’ experience writing proposal sections in response to Federal Government solicitations
  • At least 7 years’ experience editing proposal sections in response to Federal Government solicitations
  • At least 4 years of coordinating and managing small proposals, RFIs, or Sources Sought
  • Demonstrated understanding of proposal development process and techniques
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Editor / Writer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of editor / writer. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for editor / writer
  • Provide effective and engaging content for CI's various sales, marketing and other communications projects for both print and digital platforms
  • Collaborate with marketing and product staff to research and develop concepts for sales, advertising, marketing and other communications projects
  • Take a leading role in working with the design and digital teams and other departments to ensure the successful execution of communications and marketing projects
  • Provide other writing, editing and proofreading services as needed
  • Exceptional written communication skills, including advanced writing and editing skills
  • Minimum of 5 years' experience with professional business writing
  • Knowledge of financial markets, mutual funds and other investment products
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and effectively manage several projects and deadlines at once
  • Develops content in English and Spanish languages for newsletters, marketing collateral, publications, the Annual and Mission Report, company Intranet, and more
  • Displays mastery in writing for different styles and audiences, with ability to transition seamlessly from one project to the next
Qualifications for editor / writer
  • Using computer as a communication tool
  • Writing and editing, both informative and persuasive
  • Managing own time efficiently
  • Comprehension of complex technical information
  • Maintaining productive working relationships
  • Project management, including team leadership
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Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of editor / writer. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for editor / writer
  • Help implement new brand guidelines across the Development department
  • Write branded content for campaign landing pages
  • Write and edit marketing emails to donors and event participants
  • Works with BD Managers and practice members to write marketing and business development content, including biographies, practice descriptions, case studies, brochures, press releases, message from leadership, and advertisements
  • Provides copyedits to ensure consistency and accuracy throughout all Marketing Department output
  • Works with Marketing colleagues and with experts to provide substantive edits to public-facing materials
  • Develops compelling and creative themes and collateral for client events and communications
  • Collaborates with Marketing Director, Associate Director of Marketing Operations, and Art Director on efforts to redesign firm website and update the firm brand
  • Develops and maintains an editorial calendar for the firm’s public website and for external newsletters
  • Tracks and develops website content, ensuring frequent rotation of feature stories and highlighted content, and balanced representation of various practices and locations
Qualifications for editor / writer
  • Applying complex style and format requirements
  • Originating adhering to complex style and format requirements
  • CEP work standards and procedures
  • Customer and ANL policies affecting content of communication products
  • Line management experience helpful
  • At least 4 years of coordinating small proposals, RFIs, or Sources Sought

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