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  • Date posted
    March 10, 2024
  • Location
    Onsite
  • Apply before
    May 9, 2024
  • Career Level
    Mid-Level

Job Description

Description

Tax Analysts, publisher of Tax Notes, is the leading global publisher and essential source of news and analysis for over 150,000 tax professionals, with correspondents in more than 125 countries. and close to 200 local talented professionals. Our Culture and Values encompass transparency and passion around cultivating an environment that embraces collaboration and innovation. Tax Analysts offers a hybrid work environment (3 days in office and 2days WFH), work/life balance, competitive compensation, and a generous benefits package.

Summary: This position is responsible for reviewing copy for grammar, punctuation, clarity, style, and flow. Also ensures accuracy, completeness, and adherence to established formats. Works under general supervision.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: include the following. Other duties may be assigned to meet editorial department objectives.

  • Reads and copy edits news stories, special reports, commentary, website feature transcripts, and analysis daily to meet deadlines. Checks copy for grammar, punctuation, clarity, style, and flow and footnotes for adherence to in-house and Bluebook formatting.
  • Ensures accuracy, completeness, and adherence to established formats. Follows company style manual, among other resources.
  • Directs style or content questions and issues to editors or supervisor as needed.
  • Provides guidance to writers, editors, etc. regarding style questions.
  • Monitors document status in content management system.
  • Might work late hours if necessary.
  • Adheres to established deadlines.

Knowledge & Skills:

  • An excellent understanding of style and grammar, with precise attention to detail
  • Strong writing skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple tasks while adhering to deadlines
  • Motivated and well-organized
  • Computer proficiency in Windows, Office, electronic databases, and web searching preferred
  • Works well in a team environment
  • Ability to meet strict daily and weekly deadlines and adjust to changing priorities
  • Ability to work long hours on deadline
  • Demonstrated dependability through punctual attendance

Requirements

  • BA in English, journalism, or related field that requires strong writing skills, or equivalent in experience
  • 3 to 8 years of editing experience required

Benefits

  • Health/Dental/Vision
  • 401K: Immediately vested
  • Tuition assistance
  • Qualified employer under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program (PFSL)
  • Generous Paid Time Off
  • Dog-friendly office
  • Private gym onsite