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Remote at Prospect News in United States
Posted on September 12, 2020

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Copy EditorProspect News is ready to hire a copy editor. The company is a trade publisher with 12 daily financial publications primarily covering corporate debt.We are currently a team of approximately 20 employees. Applications are welcome from candidates based anywhere in the United States – you can either work from home or from our New York City office.This full-time staff position will have multiple duties, including both editing reporters’ copy and rewriting company announcements and SEC filings. We are looking for an entry-level journalist with a demonstrated interest in editing or someone with a few years of experience. Interest in finance or enjoyment of an economics class while in school would be a plus.The hours are 9:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. ET and then 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. ET.Our days are busy and the pace is fast. We value accuracy and diligence. We write and publish approximately 300 stories per day, across all of our publications.Preference will be given to resumes that are accompanied by cover letters. It is highly unlikely you will be contacted if you do not submit a cover letter. Our ideal candidate is the rare person who is both an accurate editor and an engaging writer.We plan to interview in the Sept. 21 week and, depending on the number of resumes, will likely cut off applications after Thursday, Sept. 17. Candidates we are interested in will have two phone interviews and an editing/writing test. We plan to hire as soon as we find a suitable candidate.We aim for very little turnover and enjoy growing together, advancing and shifting duties as time progresses. We have a good balance of people who have been working together for more than 10 years and newer hires who we hope to work with a decade from now.Job Type: Full-timePay: $35,000.00 - $45,000.00 per yearBenefits:

  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday
Work authorization:
  • United States (Required)
Work Location:
  • Fully Remote
Company's website:
  • www.prospectnews.com
Benefit Conditions:
  • Waiting period may apply
  • Only full-time employees eligible
Work Remotely:
  • Yes

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