Temporary Copy Editor

Editorial · Washington, D.C. or New York, New York
Department Editorial
Employment Type Contract
Minimum Experience Mid-level

The New Republic is looking for an experienced copy editor to work on an on-call basis during staff holidays and vacations. 


This contract position is a telecommuting role at this time. The copy editor will edit approximately seven web articles a day, plus newsletters and marketing copy. A quick but careful editor with a sharp eye for detail, the candidate should be able to pivot from news to newsletters and know how to prioritize assignments and manage time wisely.


Additional requirements:


  • Candidates should have at least three years of copy editing experience, preferably at a news website or magazine.
  • Candidates should have experience with basic fact checking.


To apply, please submit your résumé and a cover letter explaining why you’re right for this position. Candidates will be required to complete a copy editing test prior to interviews.


The New Republic is committed to diversity and encourages members of underrepresented communities to apply, including women, LGBTQ people, people of color, people with criminal records, veterans, and people with disabilities.


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  • Location
    Washington, D.C. or New York, New York
  • Department
    Editorial
  • Employment Type
    Contract
  • Minimum Experience
    Mid-level