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Copy Editor

Copy Editor

Job ID 
PAL-RW-2938-17
# Positions 
1
Location 
US-MD-Silver Spring
Years Experience 
3-5
Posted Date 
..
Pos. Category 
Current Opening

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Overview

Palladian Partners, an Altarum company based in Silver Spring, MD, provides comprehensive communications support services to some of the biggest names in biomedical, public health, and criminal justice research. We’re looking for an outstanding copyeditor to join our team. We hire people who love to collaborate and want to work on projects that help improve people’s lives.

Responsibilities

This position involves working in a fast-paced environment and meeting numerous overlapping deadlines. Successful candidates will: 

 

  • Edit and proofread websites, articles, social media posts, reports, newsletters, brochures, fact sheets, and meeting materials, using a variety of style guides
  • Produce accessible PDF files in accordance with Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act
  • Perform miscellaneous editorial tasks support of communications projects
  • Assist with proposals and other business development efforts

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Three to five years of copyediting and proofreading experience
  • Outstanding eye for detail and command of English grammar and punctuation
  • Familiarity with a variety of style guides, such as AP, APA, AMA, and Chicago
  • Strong critical thinking skills.
  • Ability to work quickly and accurately, under deadline pressure
  • Strong MS Word skills
  • Hands-on experience with Adobe Acrobat
  • Great interpersonal skills—must be comfortable interacting with all levels of company employees and working as part of a team 

This is a full-time staff position located at Palladian’s headquarters in Silver Spring, Maryland. Palladian offers competitive pay, excellent benefits, and the satisfaction that comes from working on interesting, meaningful projects every day. Palladian’s dynamic work environment emphasizes integrity, personal commitment, and teamwork. We invite you to explore exciting and rewarding career opportunities with us.

  

Palladian Partners is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, status as a protected veteran, or disability.

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