Copy Editor

Greensboro, North Carolina | Freelance | Job ID #48420 |
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Onward Search is looking for a Copy Editor to join our agency client in Greensboro, North Carolina, for a contract opportunity!

Job Summary:
You will be responsible for the accuracy and integrity of creative assets and other deliverables for an account, according to a client’s detailed style guide and brand guidelines.


  • Copy edits content (style, spelling, tone, brand voice, clarity, grace, conciseness, usage, coherence, logic, and punctuation) and fact checks for accuracy.
  • Enforces clients’ brand/style guides.
  • Participate in brainstorm and ideation sessions.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, Journalism, English or related field.
  • 3+ years of experience editing digital and/or print content.
  • Must be able to juggle multiple projects and turn around copy edits on strict deadlines, with strong attention to detail.
  • Proven experience copyediting content for spelling, clarity, punctuation, grammar, voice, style, and tone.
  • Experience checking sources for the accuracy of stats and quotes cited.
  • Must be comfortable editing all content types, including video scripts, short- and long-form articles, white papers, digital and social content, and display and body copy.
  • Ensure compliance with trade and service marks; enforce brand standards.
  • In-depth knowledge of copy editing tools and stylebooks (Associated Press, Chicago, etc.).
  • Understanding of SEO best practices and how to apply them to creative assets.
  • Experience editing or writing in B2B or the financial services industry is a plus.
  • Proficient in content management systems (CMS) and workflow tools.
  • Work samples STRONGLY preferred.

Does this sound like you? Apply today! 



  • The client is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
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