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Copy Editor, Cosmopolitan at Hearst Magazine Media Inc.

Posted in Art 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: New York, New York

Job Description:

Cosmopolitan seeks a copy editor with two to three years of professional experience copy-editing at a major consumer magazine or digital site. Must be a sharp-eyed grammar nerd who understands the Cosmo voice. NOTE: For consideration, resumes must be submitted in PDF format with a cover letter and salary requirements. 

Responsibilities include:

• Copyediting and proofreading, from fit one through blue lines, approximately one-third of the edit pages and proofreading the articles assigned to other copy editors

• Correcting sentences for grammar, spelling, syntax, and house style

• Liaising with editors, designers, researchers, and the assistant managing editor to troubleshoot any issues that may arise to facilitate moving pages forward in a timely manner

• Maintaining consistency with all credits (shopping, fashion, photo) 

• Checking pages before shipping to make sure all elements are correct

• Maintaining story folders, ordering necessary supplies, and achieving story folders


• Two to three years of prior professional experience as a copy editor at a major publication, print or digital

• Bachelor’s degree

• Knowledge of Adobe InDesign