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Copy Editor (part time)

M Science

Apply before: June 1, 2024
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  • Date posted
    May 2, 2024
  • Location
    Remote (US)
  • Salary
    $30 - $35
  • Apply before
    June 1, 2024
  • Career Level
    Any

Job Description

Title: Copy Editor (part time)

Time Commitment: Average 12–18 hours/week, typically between 4 p.m. and 10 p.m. ET, Wednesday through Friday and possibly some Sundays

Location: Flexible on location (ideally west coast due to necessary work hours)

M Science is a data-driven research and analytics firm, uncovering new insights for leading financial institutions and corporations. We come to work every day to create actionable insights from alternative data. M Science is revolutionizing research, discovering new data sets and pioneering methodologies to provide actionable intelligence. Our research teams have decades of experience working with massive amounts of unstructured data in near real-time to discern critical insights that help clients make smarter, more informed decisions. We combine the best of finance, data and technology to create a truly unique value proposition for both financial services firms and major corporations.

In this role, you will be responsible for line editing and copy editing financial research content for grammar and in-house style as well as proofreading for misspellings and other typos. Must be able to ensure clean, accurate copy and be comfortable reading numbers-heavy body copy and charts. You will work closely with the lead copy editor, the copy editing team, and research analysts.

Responsibilities:

  • Possess copy editing and proofreading skills
  • Work well under pressure and under fast turnaround times
  • Be comfortable in a deadline-driven atmosphere
  • Learn quickly and adapt
  • Work both independently and as part of a small team
  • Have strong organizational and time management abilities
  • Maintain and update documentation
  • Jump into operations-based projects as needed

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with the AP Stylebook
  • Strong knowledge of MS Word
  • Familiarity with Excel and Adobe PDFs
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, journalism, English, or related discipline
  • At least five years of copy editing experience
  • Prior experience working with financial-related or numbers-heavy content a plus but not a requirement