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Indexer/Copyeditor *

Operations | Newark, NJ | Full Time, Contract, and Temporary

Job Description

Indexer/Copyeditor 737197 *

The Indexer/Copyeditor Contractor works as part of a team that accurately creates, enters, edits, and maintains product information elements (metadata) for all the products. The Indexer/Copyeditor Contractor focuses on ensuring completeness, accuracy, and suitability of all metadata.


  • Product metadata indexing and copy editing:
    • The Indexer/Copyeditor Contractor proofreads and fact checks all product descriptions and supporting information prior to releasing a product to be published to the marketplaces. 
    • Key elements such as a product's price, on-sale date, territory rights, availability, provider, royalty earner, associated ASIN code, and all taxonomy elements are top priority areas of review.
    • The Indexer/Copyeditor Contractor also provides QA for a style in product descriptions, data consistency, and related product linking for all product metadata. 
    • The Indexer/Copyeditor Contractor needs to meet daily copy editing quotas and complete prioritized processing requests.
  • Editorial:
    • Indexer/Copyeditor may need to research, edit, rewrite or occasionally create descriptions for products. The Indexer/Copy Editor may need to research and assemble positive product review “blurbs” to be added to product descriptions


  • B.A/B.S. or equivalent degree, preferably in Humanities
  • Editorial experience preparing online content
  • Proofreading experience; copy editing experience a plus
  • Familiarity with basic HTML formatting
  • Working knowledge of database concepts (including Excel skills) and best practices
  • Demonstrated multi-tasking and problem-solving skills in a fast-paced, time-sensitive environment
  • Demonstrated ability to work with a wide variety of people
  • Demonstrated focused attention to detail
  • Highly organized
  • Technical proficiency in Windows operating environment

Newark, NJ  07102         9 Month Assignment