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  Copy Editor - Digital Content
Employer: World Wrestling Entertainment Job Posted: 10/27/2016
Location: Stamford, CT Job Status: Full Time

Job Description:

The Copy Editor is responsible for working with the editorial, social, video, design, and production teams to prepare content for WWE's digital and social platforms. This role must ensure accuracy in spelling, grammar, punctuation, tone, and style selected by WWE, with the ultimate objective of improving readability and consistency of digital content across all platforms.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

Review and edit all copy for new and existing content on WWEs key digital platforms WWE.com and the WWE App including articles, photo galleries, videos, homepages/homescreens, mock-ups, and marketing elements, as assigned
Work with social media and video producers to monitor posts on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube and other platforms
Assist in coordinating flow of content between internal teams and business units as needed
Deliver copy according to schedules while maintaining consistency with regard to WWEs style and edge
Maintain and enforce WWE style guide across digital and social teams
Make stylistic and/or editorial recommendations to improve quality and precision of written content
Other editorial and/or production duties as assigned

Overall Requirements:

BA/BS in English, Creative Writing, Journalism, Communications or similar concentration
3-5 years experience copy editing for content-based websites and social platforms
Mastery of AP Style
Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, deadline-based, ever-changing environment
Excellent attention to detail
Strong interpersonal skills and ability to communicate effectively across various levels of the organization
Familiarly with and appreciation for WWE and the entertainment industry
Working in Windows-based environments
Knowledge of content management systems (notably Drupal) a plus; ability to learn and use various online content publication and project tracking tools
Very flexible schedule is essential; must be available for late evening hours, weekends and occasional holidays

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