Editor Fully Remote • PETA Foundation
Job Type Full-time
Description Position Objective: • To edit PETA's and its affiliates' publications, including printed materials, internet content, and video text • To provide copy editing and proofreading expertise while exercising good judgment and flagging concerns about content and organization Primary Responsibilities and Duties: • In consultation and verified compliance with the objectives, standards, and requirements communicated by PETA and its affiliates: o Edit PETA's and its affiliates' publications, websites, and public communications—including news releases, correspondence, blogs, statements, fundraising materials, website copy, ad campaigns, video text, and other documents o Edit internal written materials created by staff members of PETA and its affiliates, including policies and procedures o Edit foreign language text (highly desirable but not required) • Perform any other editorial functions assigned by the supervisor
Requirements • Bachelor's degree or higher in a course of study requiring extensive writing and editing skills • Minimum of six years of practical editing experience in a relevant field • Proven excellent knowledge of English grammar • Excellent knowledge of professional terminology and writing conventions as well as animal rights language • Ability to learn and apply a rigorous in-house style guide adapted from AP • Demonstrated exemplary attention to detail and ability to exercise good judgment • Proven ability to apply knowledge and experience in a time-pressured, deadline-intensive environment • Commitment to the objectives of the organization and familiarity with animal rights The hourly pay range for this position is $21.00 - $25.76 per hour. The ultimate hourly pay within this range that will be offered to a qualified candidate will be determined based on the candidate’s experience and the cost of living in the area in which the candidate will live and work. A list of benefits available to qualified employees is available here.