Sr. Editor - San Francisco Bay Area, Peninsula

Sr. Editor

Our client provides marketing content and custom publishing to hi tech clients such as IBM, Intel and SAP. We are looking for a Sr. Editor to add to the team that provides quality assurance for all projects. Editors handle a variety of marketing content and many types of projects because of the varied nature of the clients and their products.

Since our clients demand quality, an important skill for a Senior Editor is the ability to focus on details. Most senior editors describe themselves as perfectionists. They spot inconsistencies, typos, and split infinitives at a glance. And most importantly, senior editors contribute their editorial knowledge and expertise to help clients communicate their messages clearly and effectively to the marketplace. Responsibilities include:

  • Perform developmental editing, copy editing, and proofreading of high-tech content for a wide range of marketing deliverables¡Xincluding feature stories, customer success stories, white papers, brochures, newsletters, Web content, magazine articles, and product-oriented materials¡Xfor a high-level business audience
  • Provide editorial guidance to help writers create compelling, innovative, and targeted content for clients
  • Work with managing writers/editors and project managers to help ensure that schedules and processes meet client expectations

Desired background and experience:

  • 6 -8 years experience editing high-tech business-to-business marketing materials for print and the Web
  • Excellent project management skills and attention to quality and details
  • Significant experience working with corporate editorial style guides, The Chicago Manual of Style, and The Associated Press Stylebook
  • BS/BA in journalism, English, or communications
  • Comfortable editing all types of high-technology topics
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Ability to quickly grasp new IT trends, concepts, and a range of topics and use that knowledge to turn copy from clients into informative content for business and technical audiences
  • Ability to work well under deadlines and flexibility to respond to changing priorities
  • Ability to work well with others on the team and with management
  • Manage multiple simultaneous projects effectively and deliver on time
  • Extensive research abilities for fact checking

If you meet the above requirements and are looking for an exciting new opportunity, please send your resume to mktgheadhunter@yahoo.com

Posted: July 21, 2006; closes September 6, 2006


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