Editor

PaleoHacks Published: March 24, 2016
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Paleohacks is an online publishing and media company that is looking for a competent and talented editor to handle ongoing publishing, formatting, and optimization of our content on our blog. We are looking for someone who is reliable, can work well in a team setting, and requires minimal direction (though we will train you!)
Responsibilities of this position:
- Editing & proofreading content -- spelling, grammar, sentence structure, and other basic proofreading.

- Formatting drafts of blog content to be published -- including making sure the post has images where necessary, links to other relevant content, making sure SEO metadata is setup properly, making sure related posts are input, making sure ads are placed properly, etc.

- Optimizing old content -- Formatting old content / updating old content following the steps in #2.

- Assisting our Editor-In-Chief with various publishing related tasks.

- Working with our designers and developers to make sure content is setup properly.

- Working directly with writers to get assets required for publishing.


Skills Desired:
- Master grasp of the english language
- Basic HTML skills (not required, can be taught)
- Basic wordpress experience (can also be taught)
- Timeliness and adherence to deadlines
- Experience with Microsoft word, google docs & google sheets
- Great communication & interpersonal skills

This position would start off as an hourly, part-time position (around 20-30 hours per week) and depending on performance will transition into a full time, salaried contract position.
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