Volunteer Positions

MSR Copy Editor

Job description: The Copy Editor is responsible for working with our team of genre
editors and writers to ensure that the content we publish adheres to our organization’s
guidelines. Supports our process to meet the publication calendar. The Copy Editor
helps ensure that the text we publish is accurate in language, style, and content. The
Copy Editor reports to the Senior Editors, and is responsible for fact-checking,
proofreading, and editing text.

Job responsibilities:

  • Fact-checking, proofreading, and editing texts while maintaining the writer’s
    purpose.
  • Edits for grammar, style, and citation accuracy when required.
  • Adheres to the Chicago Manual of Style.
  • Collaborates with Editor in Chief, Senior Editors, and Senior Genre Editors.
  • Work under tight deadlines.
    Desired qualifications:
  • Previous editing experience.
  • Command of and adherence to style rules associated with print and Web media.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Conflict-resolution skills.

Reports to: Senior Editor (not sure which one yet)

Note: This is an unpaid, volunteer position.

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