Copy Editor houzz
Houzz, the web's leading home design site, is looking for an experienced copy editor to join our editorial team. Top candidates will have 5 years of experience copy editing home and lifestyle content for a consumer publication or website. They will have top-notch headline writing and editing skills, a great sense of humor, an appreciation of writers and their copy, and an instinct for reader service. They will love the entrepreneurial and fast-paced culture of the web, interaction with an engaged online community and being part of a fun and productive editorial team.
Copy edit articles (?featured ideabooks?) for the Houzz homepage and newsletter with an eye for tight writing, active voice, logic, accuracy, grammar and adherence to A.P., Chicago and Houzz style guides.
Generate engaging headlines, descriptive subheads and other display text that informs, entertains and grabs readers.
Coach writers, working with them to edit their stories for logic, flow, accuracy and reader service.
Support the editorial team in daily site management and the development of new content and projects.
Desired Skills & Experience:
Degree in journalism, communications or the equivalent
5 years? experience copy editing for a lifestyle publication or website
At least 2 years? experience editing for the web
A track record of writing headlines that grab readers' attention
Exceptional attention to detail, grammar and logical story construction
Familiarity with A.P. and Chicago styles and writing headlines for the web
Familiarity with digital media and its technical aspects
A roll-up-your-sleeves, get-it-done attitude and friendly personality
Ability to work at our headquarters in Palo Alto, CA
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