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Wikimedia Foundation

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Nairobi, Kenya

County Government of Laikipia

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Global Head Of Communications

Nairobi, Kenya

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Nairobi, Kenya

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Liaison Officer

Nairobi, Kenya

Full - Time Copy Editor (US English) - Mombasa

Closing: May 23, 2022

3 days remaining

Published: May 16, 2022 (4 days ago)

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Requirements (unless you can convince us otherwise):

    • 3+ years of copy-editing experience in digital marketing or related field
    • Expert level US English and strong grammar
    • Experience inputting content into WordPress
    • Proofreading experience and familiarity with standard style guides
    • A keen eye for detail and appreciation of great design
    • Bachelor's degree or higher in communications, English, or related discipline
    • Be able to deliver on deadline
    • Comfortable organizing multiple tasks at one time.
    • Able to clearly communicate edits to coworkers, even when teams are in different locations
    • Able to work independently and as part of a team
    • Tremendous agility with a positive mindset in adapting to changes in direction and priorities typical of a highly dynamic environment

Bonus:

    • Lover of software tools and platforms
    • Knowledge of writing in HTML and working with content management systems (CMS)
    • Familiarity with The Chicago Manual of Style
    • Familiarity with AP Style


Responsibilities

Requirements (unless you can convince us otherwise):

    • 3+ years of copy-editing experience in digital marketing or related field
    • Expert level US English and strong grammar
    • Experience inputting content into WordPress
    • Proofreading experience and familiarity with standard style guides
    • A keen eye for detail and appreciation of great design
    • Bachelor's degree or higher in communications, English, or related discipline
    • Be able to deliver on deadline
    • Comfortable organizing multiple tasks at one time.
    • Able to clearly communicate edits to coworkers, even when teams are in different locations
    • Able to work independently and as part of a team
    • Tremendous agility with a positive mindset in adapting to changes in direction and priorities typical of a highly dynamic environment

Bonus:

    • Lover of software tools and platforms
    • Knowledge of writing in HTML and working with content management systems (CMS)
    • Familiarity with The Chicago Manual of Style
    • Familiarity with AP Style


Duties

    • Copyedit, review, and fact-check our pieces of web content
    • Proofread all content for accuracy and style, in the allotted time with the resulting text free of errors
    • Efficiently communicate changes, callouts, and questions to other team members
    • Take creative and quality ownership (manage full ideation to execution cycle) and provide strategic ideas
    • Be able to take a minimal amount of direction and create fully fleshed out copy
    • Write in multiple brand voices, for different demographics


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