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Copy Editor // The Ringer

The Ringer is seeking a full-time night copy editor. The copy editor will be responsible for performing multiple deep copy edits on a nightly basis, coordinating copy flow with editors and fact checkers, and helping to implement nightly and advance production of written pieces, social content, and multimedia text that cover topics in sports, popular culture, national affairs, and more. The successful candidate will be able to go beyond a surface level of editing, and will have experience in vetting stories with an eye toward taste, legal issues, elegant sentence construction, and journalistic values. The hours are 1-10 p.m. PT/4 p.m.–1 a.m. ET, Sunday through Thursday; during NFL season, the Sunday hours are typically later. This job is in a bargaining unit represented by the Writer's Guild of America, East.

Location United States of America (Co-working Mix) or Remote Americas Job type Permanent

What You'll Do

  • Copyedit multiple dot-com files on a nightly basis, ranging from long-form features to columns and essays to news-based blog posts

  • Use the content management system Chorus to build and publish files for, and also to help handle the homepage

  • Edit social media copy, podcast descriptions and titles, and video decks and titles at a rapid-fire pace

  • Stay in constant communication with fellow copy editors, fact checkers, story editors, designers, and other collaborators throughout the production cycle

Who You Are

  • Minimum of 3+ years experience as a copy editor for a daily publication

  • Extensive knowledge of Chicago and AP styles

  • Proven ability to edit for structure, taste, grammar, punctuation, and style under deadline pressure

  • Proficiency working with multiple editors in a continuous deadline environment

  • Familiarity with content-management systems

  • Sports-editing experience or a high level of comfort reading about sports; editors also should be comfortable vetting pop culture copy

  • The versatility to both quickly edit a news-oriented post and deeply edit a reported feature

  • Familiarity with and passion for The Ringer’s content

Where You'll Be

  • We are a distributed workforce enabling our band members to find a work mode that is best for them!

  • Where in the world? For this role, it can be within the Americas region in which we have a work location:

  • Prefer an office to work from home instead? Not a problem! We have plenty of options for your working preferences. Find more information about our Work From Anywhere options here.

Our global benefits Extensive learning opportunities, through our dedicated team, GreenHouse. Flexible share incentives letting you choose how you share in our success. Global parental leave, six months off - fully paid - for all new parents. All The Feels, our employee assistance program and self-care hub. Flexible public holidays, swap days off according to your values and beliefs. Spotify On Tour, join your colleagues on trips to industry festivals and events.

Learn about life at Spotify Spotify is an equal opportunity employer. You are welcome at Spotify for who you are, no matter where you come from, what you look like, or what’s playing in your headphones. Our platform is for everyone, and so is our workplace. The more voices we have represented and amplified in our business, the more we will all thrive, contribute, and be forward-thinking! So bring us your personal experience, your perspectives, and your background. It’s in our differences that we will find the power to keep revolutionizing the way the world listens. Spotify transformed music listening forever when we launched in 2008. Our mission is to unlock the potential of human creativity by giving a million creative artists the opportunity to live off their art and billions of fans the chance to enjoy and be passionate about these creators. Everything we do is driven by our love for music and podcasting. Today, we are the world’s most popular audio streaming subscription service. Global COVID and Vaccination Disclosure Spotify is committed to safety and well-being of our employees, vendors and clients. We are following regional guidelines mandating vaccination and testing requirements, including those requiring vaccinations and testing for in-person roles and event attendance. For the US, we have mandated that all employees and contractors be fully vaccinated in order to work in our offices and externally with any third-parties. For all other locations, we strongly encourage our employees to get vaccinated and also follow local COVID and safety protocols.

** According to my research, this role gets paid an estimated $47,000 - $61,000 a year. Questions about this? Please feel free to verify this information by contacting the company directly or asking during the interview phase.

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