Copy Director, Content Integrity Group

Conde Nast Entertainment   •  

New York, NY

Industry: Media

  •  

11 - 15 years

Posted 114 days ago

Job description

Seeking an efficient, flexible, seasoned copy chief to work as a Copy Director within the Condé Nast Content Integrity Group (CIG), a shared-resources division of copy editors and researchers who support a range of consumer titles and content (including digital, tablet, branded, video, etc.). The Copy Director will focus on the copy health and workflow of a national consumer title; he/she may be asked to support other titles as time permits or as trends shift. The Copy Director will work with CIG and the brand to create and manage print copy workflows, will supervise the work of copy managers, and will report to the CIG Group Copy Director. 

Primary Responsibilities

  • Deep-dive copyediting from manuscript through blue lines 
  • Light line editing as necessary
  • Supervise small copy staff
  • Work with CIG Group Director to assess workflow 
  • Work with CIG Group Director to schedulesupport staff when necessary
  • Work on ancillary content as needed
  • Potential copyediting for digital

Requirements

  • At least 10 years’ experience copyediting consumer magazines
  • Copy chief experience
  • Proficiency in InCopy/K4
  • Strong knowledge of language trends and familiarity with a range of style guides
  • Excellent command of the English language 
  • Ability to quickly and easily toggle between managerial tasks and the technical aspects of the job
  • Ability to meet deadlines and manage time effectively and creatively
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to act as an easygoing, effective, and patient mentor
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize, and switch gears 
  • Affable nature and adaptable personality 
  • Experience working on tablets and digital content a plus 
  • Ability to embrace new structures, platforms, technology, and programs with ease
  • Eagle eye for detail 
  • Ability to serve as a cooperative team member who takes initiative and remains calm under pressure