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Copy Editor, Home Group

Dotdash Meredith

New York, NY 02-26-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
Job Title
Copy Editor, Home Group

The Transaction Team at Dotdash Meredith is seeking an experienced, detail-oriented copy editor to edit digital, ''best of'' shopping articles for Better Homes & Gardens and The Spruce. As Copy Editor, you will play a crucial role in ensuring the accuracy, clarity, and quality of our digital commerce content across our home-focused brands. This person will have a keen eye for detail, excellent grammar and writing skills, and a passion for delivering high-quality, comprehensive, and accessible content to our readers.

This role requires not only exceptional detail-oriented editing skills but also the ability to examine content from a holistic perspective and provide constructive feedback to editorial teams.The Copy Editor will report to an associate editorial director.

Day to day, you will:
• Top edit 15 to 20 SEO-based shopping articles per week across BHG and The Spruce ensuring grammatical accuracy, brand consistency in style and voice, and content quality.
• Engage with a variety of researched and lab-tested shopping topics, including home improvement, gardening, decor, bedding, appliances, and more.
• Build partnerships and work collaboratively with writers and editors as well as our growth team to provide constructive feedback and suggestions for improving content quality.
• Manage and prioritize multiple tasks to meet tight deadlines while maintaining high editorial standards.
• Organize content records in workflow platforms such as Airtable.
• Track and report on results of team editorial efforts.
• Lead and mentor a team of writers

Qualifications:
• At least 5+ years of copy editing experience in the digital space for an online publication, preferably with a commerce/shopping focus
• Strong understanding of AP Style and the ability to juggle multiple style guides
• Knowledge of lifestyle content, particularly home, garden, and food topics
• Managerial experience, including conducting regular performance reviews and setting clear objectives for team members
• Proficient in digital media metrics and tools, such as CMS platforms, Google Trends, and SEO research tools
• Comfortable with SEO and using data to guide editorial strategy
• Ability to organize and manage multiple projects at once
• Adept at seamlessly pivoting and re-prioritizing tasks as needs change
• Bachelor's degree is required for this role

It is the policy of Dotdash Meredith to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, the Company will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. Accommodation requests can be made by emailing ddm.hr@dotdashmdp.com.

Pay Range
Salary: $63,000 - $82,000

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gk02p0-44-210-99-209-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary Range: $63,000 to $82,000 Per Year ($ USD)
Company Profile
Dotdash Meredith

Dotdash Meredith is the largest digital and print publisher in America. From mobile to magazines, nearly 200 million people trust us to help them make decisions, take action, and find inspiration. Dotdash Meredith’s over 40 iconic brands include PEOPLE, Better Homes & Gardens, Verywell, Food & Wine, The Spruce, Allrecipes, Byrdie, REAL SIMPLE, Investopedia, and Southern Living.