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Copy Editor
Publishers Weekly
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Publishers Weekly is looking for a copy editor who is highly organized, dedicated to detail, and passionate about grammar, punctuation, and fact-checking. The ideal candidate will have at least five years of experience copyediting, preferably at a weekly or daily publication (deadlines are crucial); knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel, Adobe InCopy, and K4; experience working with digital media; and familiarity with the book publishing business.

This is a full-time position to commence in early June, and we’re looking for someone who can work part-time prior to then for training purposes (beginning as soon as possible). Please send your résumé with a covering letter to Note: please be sure to include your annual salary requirements for the full-time position in your cover letter; we will only consider applicants who provide this information.

Publishers Weekly is the international news platform of book publishing and bookselling. In addition to its weekly print magazine, which was founded in 1872, PW has a robust website and a very strong social media reach. PW also has a mobile edition, digital editions, and apps. Each year, PW reviews over 8,000 books, as well as featuring author interviews and news and analysis about the world of publishing.

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