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Editorial Assistant


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Why You Want To Work Here:

We are an energetic and growing nonprofit organization that supports technology, defense, and government contracting. The Editorial Assistant works as part of a small, dynamic team, and will assist with the copy editing, proofing, and content creation for print and digital publications along with social media.

Responsibilities of the Editorial Assistant:

  • Work with writers across the country to copy edit, proof, and review online news articles, blogs, emails, and social media posts for accuracy, grammar, readability, and style
  • Assist in all phases of editing and production of our industry magazine
  • Manage web content, and track SEO and analytics
  • Possess a solid understanding of a broad range of industry topics
  • Plan content strategies, working in partnership with advertisers, and executing upon that strategy (includes special projects and long-form content)
  • Create and finalize content
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements of the Editorial Assistant:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a Communications or English related major
  • Previous copyediting experience for a news publication, school newspaper, blog, or other similar experience
  • Excellent, proven skills as a writer and proofreader
  • Knowledge of AP style
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience working on tight deadlines
  • Exceptional ability to organize work and tasks; attention to detail and excellent project management and follow-through are a must
  • Familiarity with digital metrics and SEO
  • Able to work hours to cover west coast time zones (12pm-8pm EST M-F)
Editorial Assistant
  • HOURS: 12pm-8pm, Monday-Friday
  • Fairfax, VA, Hybrid
  • $50k+ Excellent Benefits
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