As a Copy Editor, you’ll reference various resources and style guides to review and edit a high volume of copy blocks across a variety of deliverables. You’ll work with writers to ensure copy is clear, concise, on-brand and legally compliant.
You will be part of the editing team, helping enforce our high standards for all product-related descriptions and assets. These deliverables range from online product summaries to expert video interviews to in-store signage.
You’ll help manage and evolve internal resources and communicate any changes to the team. You’ll collaborate with writers to create compelling product stories that resonate with our consumers.
You feel comfortable voicing your editorial opinion in small and large group settings. The ability to effectively communicate this opinion in both written and verbal formats is essential.
Copy Editor Responsibilities
Help maintain the Product Writing style guide for your categories and deliverables.
Ensure copy is clear, concise, on-brand and legally compliant.
Help coach and develop copywriters’ voice, tone and style.
Partner with various legal teams to ensure compliance, including trademark and sports marketing.
Champion and communicate standards in ways that garner support and build trust.
Copy Editor Qualifications
2+ years editing experience in a corporate setting, agency or e-commerce.
2+ years writing experience in a corporate setting, agency or e-commerce.
Must demonstrate exceptional attention to detail and ability to self-manage a heavy workload and hit deadlines.
A talent for working with a team and communicating effectively.
Absolutely must be naturally curious and a storyteller.
Bachelor’s degree in communications, advertising, journalism, or related field.
Benefits are available to eligible VanderHouwen contractors and include coverage for medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long term disability, and matching 401k.
VanderHouwen is an award-winning, Women-Owned, WBENC certified professional staffing firm. Founded in 1987, VanderHouwen has been successfully placing experienced professionals throughout the Pacific Northwest and nationwide. Our recruitment teams are highly specialized in either Technology and IT, Engineering, or Accounting and Finance career markets. Our recruiters value building meaningful, professional relationships with each candidate as well as developing honed knowledge of companies' staffing needs and workplaces. Partner with us to land your next exciting career.
VanderHouwen is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify. VanderHouwen does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state or federal civil rights laws.
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