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Indexer/Copyeditor (H)

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

Job Description

Indexer/Copyeditor 919256 (H)

The Indexer/Copyeditor 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.  The company offers a great work environment and the chance to grow your career at a leading digital content platform!

Indexer/Copyeditor Benefits:

  • Worksite:  Leading digital audiobook and podcast platform (Newark, NJ 07102)
  • W2 Employment, Group Medical, Dental, Vision 401k, PSL

Indexer/Copyeditor Responsibilities:  

  • Proofreads and fact checks all product descriptions and supporting information prior to releasing a product to be published to companuy marketplaces. 
  • Provides QA for style in product descriptions, data consistency, and related product linking for all product metadata. 
  • Meets daily copy editing quotas and complete prioritized processing requests.
  • May need to research, edit, rewrite, or occasionally create descriptions for products.
  • May need to research and assemble positive product review “blurbs” to be added to product descriptions 

Indexer/Copyeditor Qualifications: 

  • A/B.S. or equivalent degree, preferably in Humanities
  • Editorial experience preparing online content 
  • Working knowledge of database concepts (including Excel skills) and best practices
  • Minimum one year professional proofreading, copyediting, and fact-checking experience in publishing
  • Minimum one year experience in Web-based publishing environment
  • Familiarity with social media and Web-based research tools (e.g., Google, Goodreads) and basic familiarity with SEO concepts 

Shift:

  •  Monday-Friday

Job Type: 

  • 40 Hours/week, 9 Month Assignment