Web Copy Editor/Fact-Checker

By 25 mayo, 2021VACANTES

The Web Copy Editor/Fact-Checker performs English-language web copy-editing and fact-checking functions across brands within the Mexico network hub, reviewing various types of content for spelling, grammar, style, punctuation, context, and factual verification as directed by the the Copy-Editing/Fact-Checking Senior Manager and under the guidance of the Global Copy and Research Directors and the Global Workflow Team. They support web workflow processes, uphold Content Integrity Group standards, adhere to production schedules, and report missed deadlines.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Performs English-language copy-editing/fact-checking in market
  • Reports missed deadlines
  • Helps maintain production schedules
  • Alerts Copy-Editing/Fact-Checking Hub Director if content does not meet standards or if there are workflow complications

 

Performs all copy-editing functions, including:

  • Maintaining style, consistency, brand voice
  • Flagging inflammatory and insensitive language
  • Ensuring that content is error-free
  • Reviewing translated content to provide market/cultural framework and guidance
  • Communicating with writers, content creators, and editors to resolve queries
  • Making automatic copy changes in accordance with brand and Condé Nast style guides

 

Performs all fact-checking functions, including:

  • Reviewing content to verify veracity prior to publishing
  • Working in consultation with Legal Affairs
  • Communicating with writers, content creators, and editors to resolve queries

 

Desired Skills & Qualifications

  • Native-level English (spoken and written) required, with a deep understanding of idiomatic expression and an eagle eye for detail
  • Experience copy-editing and fact-checking
  • Ability to meet deadlines and manage time effectively
  • Near-native-level English speaker (CEFR C2) with an understanding of idiomatic expression and an eagle eye for detail
  • Near-native-level Spanish speaker (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages C2)
  • Experience working on web content
  • Excellent journalistic judgement
  • Strong knowledge of language trends and familiarity with style guide usage
  • Technical agility required
  • Collaborative spirit
  • Able to multitask, prioritize, and switch gears
  • Experience in news gathering and data reporting a plus


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