Copy Editor

ALM (New York, New York)

Posted 7 days ago

Discover where your talent fits best at ALM…

At ALM, we’re reinventing the way professionals use information, news, data, marketing solutions and events to manage the business of business. That requires creativity, collaboration and innovation. Headquartered in New York City with 18 offices worldwide, ALM brands have been serving their markets since 1843.  Join our team of talented ALMers working to create exceptional experience for our audiences and customers across the globe.

ABOUT THE TEAM:    You will be part of a dynamic newsroom, copy editing content for one of ALM’s signature publications, the New York Law Journal, as well as working on VerdictSearch, the country’s leading provider of verdict and settlement information. For New York Law Journal, you will copy edit stories and content for print and the web, as well as proof the final pages. For VerdictSearch, you will edit case reports for our newsletters and a case database that comprises more than 210,000 reports. You will also compose weekly and monthly newsletters and manage other deliverables, such as article digests. We offer a fun, challenging work environment that provides long-term stability. This position will be based in ALM’s New York City office.

Responsibilities: 

  • Copy edit roughly 5-7 stories and other content for New York Law Journal every day
  • Proof the final pages for New York Law Journal and sign off on them every night
  • Edit 80 to 100 articles a month for VerdictSearch for content, grammar, clarity and style
  • Manage one or more reporters and multiple weekly/monthly publications
  • Assemble newsletters on deadline
  • Write Web copy
  • Oversee story assignments
  • Other duties as assigned 

Qualifications: 

  • Excellent line- and content-editing skills
  • Razor-sharp attention to detail is a must
  • Must be able to edit quickly and efficiently
  • Must be a quick study and a multi-tasker
  • Must have good communication skills
  • Must be collaborative
  • Must have a can-do attitude
  • Management experience and a take-charge personality are preferred
  • Experience with SailThru is helpful though not required
  • Editing experience at a newspaper or magazine preferred

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