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Editor / Proofreader Position Vacancy


Editor / Proofreader

Job Description:

The Editor / Proofreader will work closely with the Executive Team to support the writing, editing, and proofreading federation correspondence. In addition, the incumbent will assist with editing, revising, and producing various professional documents such as proposals, press releases, e-blasts, website, social media content, newsletters, presentation decks, and any content statements. The role requires the person to enjoy helping to improve others' writing. This is a part-time volunteer position not to exceed 10 hours per week. Reports to the 1st Vice President.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Uses word processing software and text management systems to edit and prepare copy for manuscripts and presentations.
  • Edits content according to specifications for style, tone, and length, ensuring the correct use of grammar, punctuation, and spelling, and for audience interest, clarity, quality, and adherence to strategy.
  • Assist writers with selecting and finalizing artwork, photography, and text for reproduction.
  • Ensures articles, manuals, proposals, and other publications meet style, formatting, and overall quality standards.
  • Deliver assignments by the deadline and within budget constraints.
  • Examines physical proofs of printed materials.
  • Review and edit assignments developed by the writer to ensure work is high quality and on strategy.
  • Manage internal content reviews and loop in the communications team workflow process.
  • Oversee creation/optimization of channel content.
  • Write content on an as-needed basis; assign writing projects and monitor deadlines.
  • Adhere to journalism best practices.
  • Maintains current knowledge of developments and trends around content specialty.
  • Upload content to a management system.
  • Verify facts, check for consistency in content.
  • Build content around our core values and diversity.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor's degree in English, Journalism, or a related field required.
  • Five years of editing experience is required.
  • Excellent writing, editing, and proofreading skills.
  • Ability to meet deadlines with quality work.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to give constructive feedback.
  • Conceptual creative abilities.
  • Ability to create stories.
  • Proficient with Adobe Acrobat and other desktop publishing software.
  • Proficient with Microsoft 365 Cloud Environment and MS Office applications.
  • Proficient with using a Microsoft-based personal Computer.

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