Contributing Copy Editor (French) - Remote
Narcity Media
Canada
1h ago

Narcity.com is currently looking for a motivated and meticulous French Contributing Copy Editor to join our creative solutions team.

The Copy Editor will play a pivotal role in our daily operation in French. We are seeking an editor who loves clear and conversational language and is a diligent grammar and spellchecker.

Narcity Copy Editors for the creative solutions department proofread, revise and appropriately style articles meant for clients, so a passion for perfection is preferred.

If you cringe over your friend's DM grammar and love a conversational writing style, this position is for you!

Before applying, please visit our site to get a feel of our publication's style. POSITION TYPE This is a contract, remote position.

The Contributing Editor must be able to work closely with the Head and Assistant Editor to ensure all copy is grammatically and factually sound.

Compensation is fixed and on a piece-by-piece basis. Responsibilities

  • Reading articles to ensure they are accurate, properly-cited, well-written and up-to-date • Correcting grammar, including spelling, syntax and styling of text
  • Line editing articles when necessary and making sure formatting is consistent with Narcity Editorial standards
  • Working with editors to make sure errors and adjustments are properly communicated to teams
  • Requirements

  • At least six months of professional copy editing or proofreading experience at a digital news publisher and a Bachelor's degree in Journalism, Communications, or a related field
  • Excellent written French, including spelling and grammar
  • Bilingualism (French + English) preferred but not essential
  • Ability to maintain high-quality work while meeting tight deadlines
  • Strong familiarity with various style guides, especially AP Style
  • Good judgment, ability to work without supervision, and skilled at multitasking
  • Availability to take on projects Monday - Friday between 9 : 00 AM and 5 : 00 PM.
  • About Us Narcity.com's mission is to be the largest urban news and travel media brand in North America by helping make news and travel more interesting for millennials.

    Our goal is to entertain and inform 22 to 39-year-olds about their world. We're the top millennial publisher in Canada with 12 million unique users per month and we're expanding to the U.

    S. this year. Narcity.com is owned and operated by Narcity Media, a digital-only media publisher devoted to creating the best content for its readers and partners.

    Narcity Media was founded in 2015 and our headquarters is in Toronto, Canada

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