Editor III Chicago, IL, 60601 ref
Are you a versatile wordsmith with an eye for detail and a passion for project management? The Marketing Editorial team at United Airlines is looking for a talented editor/writer to help us create and refine content that connects with our customers across the globe. Must be a team player who thrives in deadline-driven and creative environments.
Reviews, edits/proofreads and creates customer-facing content across various channels, including websites/microsites, app, emails, digital and print signage, and ad-hoc special projects.
Infuses our new tone and voice characteristics (Caring, Clear, Honest and Relatable) into all of our content and makes sure copy follows our style guidelines.
Provides project management support for Editorial team and assists Editorial Manager with some administrative duties.
Partners with our Digital Publishing, UX, Brand Design and Creative Services teams to craft informative and inspiring content that's in sync with design.
Minimum of 2-3 years of professional editing and writing experience in a role focused on customer-facing marketing communications, preferably within a large global organization or agency setting. (Writing and editing samples are required).
Advanced proofreading/editing/copyediting skills with high attention to spelling, grammar usage, formatting, style, and accuracy.
Experience working effectively in cross-functional teams as well as independently.
Familiarity collaborating with designers and developers.
Understanding of creative production processes.
Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Communications or a related field required.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Experience working with content management systems.
High attention to detail without losing sight of the bigger picture.
Strong organizational and time-management skills with the ability to meet deadlines, multitask and prioritize effectively.
Ability to reformat unstructured information into clear messaging.
Friendly and professional demeanor.
Fluency in a second language is a plus.
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Referral reward:10% of hourly pay rate Job type:ContractContract duration:11 MonthsDesired start date:07/24/2019 Job function:Writing/EditingIndustry:Airlines/AviationExperience level:Entry levelEducation level:Bachelor’s degreeJob classification:ProfessionalsLocation:Chicago, ILZip code:60606Skills: copyediting, Editing, Marketing Communication, proofreadingExperience required: 5 Years Relocation assistance:NoVisa requirement:Only US citizens and Greencard holdersNumber of positions: 1