Copy Editor

Record-Courier/GateHouse Newsroom
Kent, OH Full-time
Posted on November 20, 2019

GateHouse Media Ohio is seeking a versatile copy editor who enjoys improving copy, editing websites and creating social media posts. This position will work with five of our sites and could be based either in Kent or Wooster, Ohio.

Duties: Editing copy to local and AP style for a group of media properties. Writing strong and compelling headlines with keywords and SEO principles. Managing content sent to websites, including quick-paced editing of breaking news. Creating social media posts to engage readers. Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications: Bachelor's degree or equivalent. Experience as a professional journalist. Must be able to multitask - on deadline and under pressure, computer and Internet savvy. Must be a confident, trustworthy people person. Shows initiative while working independently as well as part of our team. Must be flexible, reliable and quick on your feet. Knowledge of and resources in the local area are essential, as are fresh ideas, enthusiasm and sense of humor!

GateHouse is an equal opportunity employer.