Copy editor – Progressive Farmer

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The Progressive Farmer magazine has a full-time opportunity in its editorial department for a copy editor. Copy editor’s main responsibilities include editing magazine articles produced by our award-winning staff of editors.

In addition, copy editor will help update the magazine’s Web site, so experience with Web applications and content-management tools is helpful.

Copy editor also works with Green Valley Custom Publishing, a division of Progressive Farmer that produces Merial SureHealth magazine for animal pharmaceutical client.

Candidate must have either a Bachelor’s degree in English or journalism and a strong command of AP style, with three to five years of copy-editing experience preferred. Knowledge of content management Web tools and Adobe InDesign preferred. Candidate must have good verbal communication skills and be able to juggle several projects, working closely with editors to ensure accuracy and quality with attention to deadlines.

To apply for the copy editor position, send a cover letter and resume with references to Applicants will be required to take a copy-editing test. No phone calls, please.

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