Vox Media is hiring a

Copy Editor (Curbed, Eater, Racked)

New York, United States

Vox Media is hiring a full-time copy editor and fact-checker to work across the Curbed, Eater, and Racked brands. This individual will be responsible for maintaining style guides, correcting grammar, and ensuring the quality, consistency, and clarity of the writing that appears on our sites, and will be called upon to copy edit stories ranging from news posts to in-depth features and reports.

Curbed, Eater, and Racked are fast-paced and broad in scope, so agility and the ability to work under a tight deadline are key. The ideal candidate will be detail-oriented and thorough, as well as attuned to modern and colloquial language.

To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, and 2-3 references.

Responsibilities

  • Copy edit a wide variety of stories, from 300-word news posts to 4,000-word longform features, adhering to brand style
  • Copy edit social and video copy, adhering to brand style
  • Fact-check stories, such as longform features and reviews
  • Maintain and manage house style for each of the respective brands, updating documentation and communicating frequently with senior editorial staff

Requirements

  • At least one year prior editing and fact-checking experience
  • Experience working in digital media
  • Fantastic organizational skills and the ability to juggle multiple projects at a time
  • The ability to work fast and accurately under pressure
  • A strong eye for detail
  • Fluency with online publishing and organizational tools
  • Familiarity with and interest in the topics covered by Curbed, Eater, and Racked
  • The ability to work independently and on a team
  • A love of Oxford commas

Vox Media is one of the fastest growing media companies today, combining the best content, technology, and distribution capabilities to connect with an audience of 170 million people each month who rely on us for a modern, intelligent take on the world. Simply put, we create smart media brands for smart audiences.

About working at Vox Media: This is a permanent, full-time position with excellent benefits—including flexible hours and generous parental leave. Vox Media strives to provide comprehensive healthcare options for our employees and to ensure that our healthcare and other benefits are LGBTQ-inclusive. You'll be joining a group of focused, hard-working, creative people who are passionate about doing work that's challenging and fun—and who strive to maintain a healthy work/life balance.

We encourage candidates of all experience levels to apply. If the above doesn't describe you perfectly, please get in touch anyway and tell us why you want to work with us.

Vox Media is committed to building an inclusive environment for people of all backgrounds and everyone is encouraged to apply. Vox Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, national origin, protected veteran status, age, or any other status protected by applicable national, federal, state, or local law.

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