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Editor

Dallas, TX
Editor
Fully Remote
Contract 

Required Experience: 4+ years experience of editing news articles and preparing them to be published online

Description: The role will be responsible for assigning and editing high-quality articles that will be distributed. The person in this role will have experience efficiently editing, workshopping, honing, fact-checking and completing everything from long-form articles to listicles. Serving more than 822 million members worldwide with trusted and quality curated content, you will support our client in creating high-quality, informative and SEO-friendly articles. The ideal team members are proactive, motivated, detail-oriented and deadline-driven.

Responsibilities:
● Assign topics to and work with journalists to deliver high-quality, clear, thorough and informative articles about job search, career and professional topics
● Edit articles for clarity, flow, correct grammar and spelling and search engine optimization
● Make sure articles meet LinkedIn editorial guidelines
● Select images to accompany articles
● Select videos to embed into articles
● Write meta-data for the article and alt-text for images
● Write short-form share copy based on full article
● Perform checks for plagiarism
● Deliver completed article packages to the production coordinator to be posted on LinkedIn
● Complete SEO checklists to ensure high ranking by Google and other search engines
● Address feedback and concerns from the LinkedIn News team about articles
● Check authenticity of sources and interview subjects
● Ensure that completed and high-quality articles are delivered to LinkedIn News Preferred Qualifications:
● Experience with editing, copy-editing, writing and news fact checking using AP Style
● Experience working in the media industry
● Well-developed sense of urgency and follow-through
● Demonstrated capacity for critical thinking and analysis. Strong attention to detail.
● Experience selecting visuals, such as images and videos, to accompany content
● Ability to work flexibly and to exercise good judgment in a high-pressure environment
● Superior time management skills and ability to meet deadlines with minimum supervision.
● Advanced written and verbal communication skills using a variety of communication channels
● Ability to make discretionary decisions based on appropriate research with involvement as needed by key stakeholders

Tech Skills: Microsoft Office, Google Documents

Sweta N
Sr. Technical Recruiter
Reqroute Inc,
Email: Sweta@reqroute.com
Phone: 408-600-2007 Extn: 1015
 
Companies across U.S. have engaged ReqRoute, Inc to deliver skilled, dedicated IT professionals. Recruiting is our passion and we support Fortune 1000 companies with their hiring needs. We always seek to deliver competitive and sought-after career opportunities to our potential consultants and employees. We invite you to review the position requirements and apply today if your skills match our needs.  
 
ReqRoute, Inc is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, military status, national origin or any other characteristic protected under federal, state, or applicable local law. (www.reqroute.com)

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