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Indexer/Copyeditor

Creative | Newark, NJ | Full Time, Part Time, and Contract

Job Description

Indexer/Copyeditor 713058

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

  • Responsibilities:

    Product and Metadata Indexing and Copy Editing:
    • Proofread and fact check all product descriptions and supporting information prior to releasing a product to be published to company marketplaces. 
    • Key elements such as a product's price, on-sale date, territory rights, availability, provider, royalty earner, associated code, and all taxonomy elements are top priority areas of review.
    • Provide QA for company style in product descriptions, data consistency, and related product linking for all product metadata. 
    • Meet daily copy editing quotas and complete prioritized processing requests.
  • Editorial
    • Research, edit, rewrite or occasionally create descriptions for products. 
    • Research and assemble positive product review “blurbs” to be added to product descriptions

Requirements:

  • 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

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Energetic and creative troubleshooter who works with a wide variety of people regarding all issues related to content. 
  • Avid consumer of media, including books/periodicals (audio and digital readers), websites, blogs, and other digital content sources. 
  • Self-starter with impeccable organizational and analytical skills, a confident and upbeat communicator via written and verbal business communication skills, highly organized and detail oriented, and able to thrive in a high-energy entrepreneurial environment. 
  • Previous proofreading and/or copy editing experience would be valuable.

Newark, NJ                8 Month Assignment

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