Editor - Snow Companies

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Editor

April 4, 2022

JOB SUMMARY:

The Editor/Proofreader is responsible for reviewing and editing all stories and externally facing materials created by Snow Companies to ensure the highest level of quality and accuracy. He/she also offers comments and makes stylistic suggestions to improve the product, as well as performs final quality control checks to ensure all edits have been captured.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSBILITIES:

The Editor/Proofreader must be able to perform the following essential duties and functions:

  • Read content and correct any errors in grammar, punctuation, and spelling
  • Check copy for readability, style, and agreement with editorial policy
  • Suggest revisions to copy, such as changing words and rearranging content to improve clarity or accuracy
  • Carry out research, confirm sources for writers, and verify facts, dates, and statistics using standard reference sources
  • Collaborate with writers to ensure their ideas and stories succeed, while being mindful of the audience
  • Ensure all client-facing communications are error-free and consistent with Snow standards
  • Approve final versions of updated materials submitted by staff
  • Involved in planning workflow processes for editing pieces
  • Involved in setting standard timelines to complete different editorial jobs
  • Responsible for managing workflow of all incoming pieces
  • Responsible for creating and enforcing Snow style guides and standards
  • Required to learn a certain level of knowledge about clients/brands, in particular:
  • Brand style guides
  • Brand legal and regulatory guidelines/requirements
  • Responsible for working with individual requestors-both on writing team and account teams-to resolve questions or content disputes
  • Responsible for working with individual requestors-both on writing team and account teams-to understand any exceptions to standard grammar and punctuation, including but not limited to:
  • Brand-specific spellings/style
  • Brand-specific legal and regulatory requirements
  • Individual Ambassador/patient speaker personalization to assist in live presentation (e.g., presentation cues, vernacular, phonetic spellings, etc.)
  • The primary job functions and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, those listed

Education and Experience:

Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) from a four-year college or university and three to five years of related experience and/or training preferred.

Job Category: Creative
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Williamsburg

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