Job opportunity.. copy editor


Part Time Copy Editor Postion Available for Marine Corps Gazette

The Gazette is seeking a part time copy editor. This is an ideal
position for a spouse looking to work part time. Offsite work is a
strong possibility for the person with the right skills.

Part Time Copy Editor

Summary of Position:
Assists editor in ensuring maximum accuracy of copy is exercised both
in print and online, for Marine Corps Gazette (MCG). This job requires
strict adherence to the Gazette publishing schedule as promulgated in
the annual production calendar.

Essential Duties:
-Coordinating proofreading of all articles with editors and staff
-Conduct first proof of each article
-Coordinate corrections to articles
-Review each article after layout for final corrections prior to
shipping to printer
-Review each issue cover to cover prior to posting and after review by
-Review proofs online prior to approval
-Assists with MCG Web Site by proofing web site content
-Stay abreast and advise staff of style changes

Education: Associate degree required. Bachelor in English or related
discipline highly desirable
Skills: Mastery of MS Word is essential. Knowledgeable of editing in
accordance to a style manual (Gazette uses Associated Press).
Familiarity with the United States Marine Corps is desirable.

Location: This position may be considered for off-site remote work
after completion of initial orientation

Hours: The hours worked are predicated on the work load and could be
up to 40 hours per semi-monthly pay period

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