Editor/Grade Level Scribe

We are looking for an Editor/Grade Level Scribe, with a good sense of what makes an interesting angle to a story, too juggle all the moving parts of publications. You will plan, coordinate, review and edit content. Another function of our editor would be to level the text according to grade level. Each story will need to be leveled by text, while maintaining the Common Core Standards for each grade. The successful candidate will be able to decide which ideas should be pursued and which should get dropped in order to meet quality and accuracy standards. The goal is to provide exceptional, informative and engaging content.

  • Coordinate online or print publishing cycle and manage content areas
  • Set publication standards and establish goals and expectations
  • Suggest stories and generate headline ideas in alignment with targeted audience’s preferences
  • Oversee layout (artwork, design, photography) and check content for accuracy and errors
  • Proofread, edit and improve stories or pieces
  • Recruit and manage writers and reporters
  • Cooperate and liaise with designers, photographers, advertising reps, writers, artists etc
  • Comply with media law and ethical guidelines
  • Meet deadlines and budget requirements
  • Proven working experience as an Editor
  • Strong writing/editing/proofreading skills and an excellent portfolio
  • Hands on experience with MS Office and InDesign, Photoshop or other publishing tools
  • Proven familiarity with SEO and social media best practices
  • Excellent written skills in English
  • An eye for detail along with critical thinking
  • Prioritizing and multitasking
  • BS degree in Journalism or in related field
  • Experience with leveling text according to the participant’s grade. We are looking for someone with K – 8th grade experience in grade leveling.

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