Assistant Copy Editor

City: Ottawa, ON, Canada
Title: Assistant Copy Editor
Category: Administrative-Office
Employment Type: Temp

Location: Ottawa, ON
Pay rate: $20/- to $25/-
Term: Fulltime, Contract until the end of the year
Remote: Yes

Under the general direction of the Managing Editor, the Assistant Copy Editor will
be responsible for providing copy-editing, production, and other administrative
responsibilities as required an organization of the size and diversity.

• Edit accepted articles. This includes making stylistic, structural, and grammatical corrections, as well as other substantive changes as needed
• Support editorial staff in all activities leading to publication
• Facilitate additional strategic initiatives by advancing special projects

• University degree majoring in English or relevant field (i.e., Linguistics, Journalism)
• Previous editing and proof-reading experience are essential
• Experience with organization/time management skills
• Ability to manage multiple projects and priorities independently and efficiently with attention to detail
• Effectively communicating across a large spectrum of training, experience, position, stature, and cultures among university faculty and administration, government, industry, and CIC staff
• Strong interpersonal, analytical, written, and oral communication skills
• Proficient in Microsoft suite of products
• Proficient in Adobe suite of products
• Knowledge of LaTex is an asset
• Familiar with AMA Manual of Style
• Demonstrated savviness in technology (software)

Schedule / Work-Life Balance
• Full-time (term); 35 hours per week

• Flexible working hours with leadership pre-approval; arrangements can be made on a one-off basis and/or agree upon a structured alternate work arrangement;

• Any arrangements will be based on business needs and dependant upon the successful candidate’s experience and qualifications.

Employee Status
• Regular; definite term; October to December 2020; subject to extension

Job Type
• Experienced; early career

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