Copy Editor

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Copy Editor

Boston, Massachusetts

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Full Time Temp to Hire

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$ 35 - $ 40 per hour

Boston, Massachusetts

Full Time Temp to Hire

$ 35 - $ 40 per hour

June 24, 2024

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Job ID: LMM1380955_1719240003

June 24, 2024

Job ID: LMM1380955_1719240003

Job Summary

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As part of the Content department, the Copy Editor will be responsible for ensuring that all of evidence-based care programs and advocacy content meet the highest standards for quality and consistency. The Copy Editor will review English language content for correct grammar, formatting, and style guide adherence, as well as to confirm proper functionality of any interactive content elements. This content is delivered to patients on mobile devices and addresses a wide variety of health needs from chronic disease management to weight loss and stress reduction. This role will also support the translation and localization process by performing non-semantic review of translated programs to verify correct formatting and functionality. While this role sits within the Content department, and reports to the Communications and Translation Manager, the Copy Editor should expect to regularly collaborate with and support other departments in aligning other customer- and patient-facing content with style, plain language, and health equity principles.

What you will do:

  • Review English language content for correct grammar, formatting, functionality, and style guide adherence (50%) 
  • Support the maintenance and expansion of internal style guide (20%) 
  • Perform non-semantic review of translated content to ensure proper formatting and functionality (15%) 
  • Support development and implementation of company-wide copy editing workflow (10%) 
  • Support other Content team members in the organization, modification, and revision of content on an as-needed basis (5%) 

What you bring:

  • B.A. in English, Communications, or similar degree OR 2-3 years' experience editing/proofing content 
  • English language fluency 
  • Experience with XML or HTML is preferred 
  • Experience editing educational materials and/or health technology products is preferred 
  • Experience editing other languages a plus 
  • Additional language fluencies a plus, particularly Haitian Creole, Spanish, Portuguese, or Chinese 
  • Strong written and oral communication skills 
  • Attention to detail in editing of patient-facing written and audiovisual education materials 
  • A self-starter who can manage their own daily workload, operate well under pressure, and balance competing priorities 
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About Beacon Hill

Beacon Hill is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values the strength diversity brings to the workplace. Individuals with Disabilities and Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply.

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