Posted On: December 20, 2022
Media Organization: New York Amsterdam News
The AmNews publishes in print weekly and online at Amsterdamnews.com seven-days-a-week. The AmNews is committed to creating a diverse environment which reflects the diversity of the communities we serve. We’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer, encouraging applications from people of all backgrounds. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital status or any other category protected under federal, state or local law.
The New York Amsterdam News has immediate openings for copy editors to join our publication with both print and digital responsibilities. This is a part-time position, meant for working remotely one to two full days a week, plus some additional hours as needed.
Edit articles, write headlines, edit and rewrite captions, proofread pages
Skills & Experience:
At least 3-4 years of experience with a proven ability in writing, editing copy and writing headlines: command of AP style and grammar a must
Strong organizational, time management, and communication skills
Demonstrated success working in a deadline-driven environment
Ability to work independently as needed and prioritize multiple tasks appropriately
Experience with Adobe InDesign suite and Photoshop, and Google Drive among digital skills needed; ability to design and execute graphics a plus
$25-$30 per hour based on experience
Please send a cover letter and resume to Elinor.Tatum@amsterdamnews.com and firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line Copy Editor