Copy Editor

Position Summary

The Copy Editor is responsible for the accuracy and integrity of creative assets and other deliverables for an account, according to a client’s specified style guide and brand guidelines.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Copy edits content: style, spelling, tone, brand voice, clarity, grace, conciseness, usage, coherence, logic, and punctuation
  • Fact checks
  • Enforces clients’ brand/style guides
  • Understanding of SEO best practices and how to apply them to creative assets
  • Active participation in brainstorms and ideation
  • Collaborates and shares ideas and best practices with Copy Editors across the organization
  • Responsible for informing hour estimates to the ACD/PM

Job Qualifications

Education:  Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, Journalism, English or related field

Experience: Minimum 3 years of experience editing digital and/or print content


  • Collaborative
  • Must demonstrate servant leadership
  • Must be able to juggle multiple projects and turn around copy edits on strict deadlines, with strong attention to detail
  • Proven experience copy editing content for spelling, clarity, punctuation, grammar, voice, style, and tone
  • Experience checking sources for the accuracy of stats and quotes cited
  • Must be comfortable editing all content types, including video scripts, short- and long-form articles, white papers, digital and social content, and display and body copy
  • Ensure compliance with trade and service marks; enforce brand standards
  • In-depth knowledge of copy editing tools and stylebooks (Associated Press, Chicago, etc.)
  • Superior command of both written and verbal communication skills
  • Able to work both independently and in a team environment
  • Experience editing or writing in B2B or the financial services industry is a plus
  • Proficient in content management systems (CMS) and workflow tools


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