Turo is hiring a

Part-time Editorial Assistant

San Francisco, United States

Does inconsistent sentence structure send chills down your spine? How about gratuitous exclamation points? Do you compulsively edit signage, news articles, or grandma’s hand-written notes? What are your thoughts on serial commas?

We’re looking for a smart, creative, and editorially savvy editorial assistant to help us write clean, crisp copy and manage and administer various marketing outlets (blog, digital asset manager, etc.). This position is a part-time role and would require 15-20 hours/week and has the possibility of becoming a full-time, benefited position for the right candidate. The right candidate will be a writer first, and a marketer second.

Responsibilities
  • Proof and edit internal and external copy for grammar, spelling, punctuation, and adherence to in-house brand guidelines (and AP style)
  • Administer and schedule blog posts, pull on-brand imagery for posts
  • Write blog posts and email campaigns as needed
  • Manage external blogger submissions
  • Pitch ideas for on-brand, relevant posts
  • Support on-going content marketing initiatives
Requirements
  • 1-2 years editorial experience
  • BA in English, Communications, or Journalism
  • Meticulous proofreading skills and attention to detail
  • Familiarity with AP style
  • Impeccable grammar, but flexible enough to know when to bend or break the rules
  • Exceptional organizational skills
  • Flexible writing style
  • Passion for travel, cars, and the sharing economy

To apply, please submit your resumé and two relevant writing samples. If selected, you will be asked to do a sample assignment and take a proofreading test.

Benefits
  • Apple equipment
  • Weekly catered lunch
  • Stocked kitchen and beverages
  • Company-sponsored happy hours and team events
  • Turo travel credit every month

We're an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We don't discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. When in doubt, please apply!

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