Needham, MA – Telecommute
Copy Editor and Proofreader | contract-to-hire
Needham, Massachusetts, United States
Purple Carrot is looking for a contract-to-hire Copy Editor and Proofreader to oversee our content editing needs. Your primary duties will include reviewing and editing our weekly recipe booklet, to ensure clarity and ease of use for our customers each week. The work must be completed on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday and should take ~ 20 hours. This function is new to Purple Carrot and we will work with you to understand any possible extended roles and responsibilities over the coming months. This is a remote engagement which reports to the Content Director.
Review and revise Purple Copy recipes and related food content (for example: tips, blog posts, emails, and other ad hoc assignments) for accuracy and quality, including spelling, grammar, punctuation, and syntax.
Communicate and work with teams to ensure content is published in accordance with weekly publishing schedule.
Ensure correct tone, voice, clarity, flow and structure of content.
Ensure that content adheres to in-house style guide. Compile and update style guides as necessary.
Write blurbs, headlines, and straplines as needed
3+ years experience in copywriting and proofreading
Advanced knowledge of spelling, grammar, and punctuation.
Fluent in AP Style, Wordpress, and Google Office Suite
Knowledge of SEO is appreciated
Prior experience with recipe and/or food editing is preferred!
Editing , Proofreading , Food & Beverage , Online Content , Writing , Copywriting