Copy Editor – HotelNewsNow.com

Copy Editor – HotelNewsNow.com

HotelNewsNow.com, an award-winning online platform covering the gobal hotel industry, is seeking an full-time Copy Editor. The Copy Editor is responsible for driving a consistent style for HotelNewsNow.com and its family of websites and newsletters; polishing content to make it readable, enticing and befitting a Web-based platform; fact-checking articles; punching holes in stores as needed; ensuring punchy, active headlines are used on all content; and maintaining the site’s ever-evolving network of columnists.

The full-time position will be based in HotelNewsNow.com’s offices in downtown Rocky River, Ohio. Salary range of $30,000 to $35,000 based on experience.

Send cover letter and resume to patrick@hotelnewsnow.com. No phone calls, please.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • College degree
  • 3-5 years experience in journalism, communications or a related field
  • At least 2 years copy editing experience

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • College degree from a four-year journalism or communications program
  • Experience developing and maintaining style books
  • Experience producing bylined news articles
  • Copy editing experience in B2B
  • Copy editing experience for daily news cycle
  • Copy editing experience for online publications

SPECIFIC JOB KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY:

  • Knowledge and familiarity with AP Style
  • Experience editing articles for grammar, spelling and style
  • Experience editing articles to identify holes in reporting, inconsistencies, etc.
  • Experience crafting attention-grabbing headlines and summaries
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