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Global Content Editor / USA: Evanston, IL at The Rotary Foundation

Global Content Editor / USA: Evanston, IL

The Rotary Foundation Evanston, IL (Onsite) Full-Time
Job Title: Global Content Editor

Area: Global Communications

Reports to: Content Editing Manager

Classification: Exempt

Location: Evanston, IL

(This position is designated as Fully Flexible Hybrid and expected to work from our World Headquarters office once per month to several times a week. Rotary is under the jurisdiction of Illinois employment laws; we require all employees to live within reasonable daily commuting distance to Evanston.)

Organization Overview

Rotary is a membership organization that unites people from all continents and cultures who take action to deliver real, long-term solutions to pressing issues facing our communities and the world. Each year, Rotary members expand their networks, build lasting relationships, and invest more than $200 million and 16 million volunteer hours to improve lives and create positive change in the world. In exchange for hard work and dedication in support of Rotary's clubs, members and other participants, and their humanitarian service projects, our employees receive competitive salaries, flexible schedules, comprehensive benefits, and job enrichment. To learn more, visit [ Link removed ] - Click here to apply to Global Content Editor / USA: Evanston, IL

Rotary's Commitment to Diversity

As a global network that strives to build a world where people unite and take action to create lasting change, Rotary values diversity and celebrates the contributions of people of all backgrounds, regardless of their age, ethnicity, race, color, abilities, religion, socioeconomic status, culture, sex, sexual orientation, and gender identity.

General Overview

The global content editor works on a wide range of print and digital content for Rotary International and The Rotary Foundation, maintaining Rotary's high standards for written communications. The specialist copyedits and proofreads materials for a global English audience, performs quality control checks on the design and text of materials in several languages, and supports the other goals of Rotary's Global Content team.

You Will Be Responsible For

* Copyedits website content, newsletters, marketing materials, training materials, forms, etc., for clarity, accuracy, consistency, grammar, mechanics, and voice
* Teaches staff writers about Rotary's brand voice and style, including by helping the content editing manager develop training sessions and materials
* Communicates quality standards and guidelines for working with Global Content staff to writers; addresses quality concerns
* Fields questions from staff about grammar, mechanics, style, and voice
* Proofreads English materials, watching for errors in spelling, grammar, punctuation, and style
* Checks the typesetting and layout of materials in English and other languages
* Works with writers, editors, designers, and quality control staff
* Helps to maintain the house style guide and other reference materials
* Supports the training and globalization efforts of the content editing manager
* Assists with department responsibilities as needed
* May hire and supervise freelance copy editors
* May schedule and manage copyediting workflow

You Will Have

* Bachelor's degree; English, communications, or journalism preferred
* 4+ years as a copy editor
* Superb editing and proofreading skills, including use of Word's track changes function
* Strong background in copyediting in a journalism context
* Familiarity with AP style
* Knowledge of page makeup and layout standards
* Strong word processing and internet research skills
* Ability to balance a number of assignments and meet tight deadlines
* Excellent organizational and time-management skills
* Strong interpersonal skills, tact, and flexibility
* Ability to communicate clearly and effectively in writing and speaking

Preferred Experience

* Editing of English materials for international audiences
* Editing of materials that will be translated
* Proofreading
* Use of Word's track changes feature
* Use of Adobe InCopy and Acrobat
* Knowledge of a language other than English
* International work or educational experience

Leadership Attributes

* Communication: Be open to receiving ideas from diverse viewpoints and able to communicate messages so that they are universally understood.
* Collaboration: Builds partnerships and works jointly with others to meet shared objectives.
* Global Perspective: Anticipates trends in the global humanitarian market to make decisions on where to focus Rotary's efforts.
* Productivity: Able to generate results that moves Rotary toward achieving its goals.
* Adaptability: Respond to changes willingly and recognize when to adjust based on the situation.

Why work for Rotary?

* Generous medical, dental, and vision benefits package
* Progressive 401k matching contributions
* Above market and generous paid time off package
* Tuition reimbursement
* Professional development opportunities
* On-site cafeteria and coffee bar with special pricing for Rotary employees
* Flextime-several different work schedules to choose from
* Close to CTA, Metra, a variety of stores, and many food options

Please note:

* Rotary does not provide VISA sponsorship or relocation assistance.

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  • Ap Stylebook
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