Wide Open Pets Assistant Editor

Wide Open Pets Published: July 11, 2017
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Wide Open Media Group is recruiting an Assistant Editor for our pets & animals website, Wide Open PetsThis position will be located in Reno, Nevada where the individual selected will work directly with our Managing Editor.

The Wide Open Pets Assistant Editor will work 20 hours per week, and be tasked to edit content daily in our WordPress CMS for clarity, grammar, punctuation, voice, factuality and Wide Open Pets style in an efficient and consistent manner. This individual will also write articles for Wide Open Pets on a daily basis.

Requirements:

  • Personal experience with and passion for the world of pets & animals - this is a MUST
  • Previous experience writing on pets & animals is highly preferred - some previous web writing experience is a MUST
  • At least one year of website copy editing experience in a WordPress environment - you should know WordPress inside and out
  • In-depth AP Style knowledge
  • Web writing and copy editing savvy including no hangups with editing writers you will never meet in person
  • Reliability and consistency with workload, punctuality, output and communication
  • Ability to absorb constructive criticism and respond with improvement
  • Online research abilities, strong headline writing skills, and basic photo editing abilities

Responsibilities:

  • Learn and understand our content style and formatting requirements quickly and concretely
  • Work to help us publish a higher volume of articles daily on Wide Open Pets through editing & writing
  • Be proactive and recognize where we need help / identify process improvements and offer suggestions

Compensation: $15 per hour

We look forward to your application!

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