Copy Editor

Santa Monica, CA | Freelance | Job ID #58198 |
Posted Last Month

Our client is seeking a Copy Editor to join the team.


  • Write concise, witty copy across the Entertainment, Life and Culture, Sports, and News/Politics verticals
  • Create, implement, and evolve content strategies for online curated stories creating unbiased and captivating copy to accompany timely content
  • Write and edit copy on the fly, including headlines, captions, fact filters, etc.
  • Check graphics for accuracy, brevity, grammar, style, and voice
  • Maintain consistent tone of voice across all copy
  • Exercise excellent editorial judgment


  • Bachelor's degree in relevant field
  • 2-4 years experience in news, print, digital, or social media
  • Experience in content marketing and strategy
  • Strong writing and editing skills
  • Expert eye for proofreading, spelling, and grammar
  • Consistent ability to match tone of voice
  • Excellent written communication skills and a sharp attention to detail
  • Can work independently but collaboratively on a team
  • Organized and who works well under tight deadlines and breaking news pressure
  • Multilingual is a plus!

Employer Details:

  • Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Onward Search is a drug-free workplace.


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About Onward Search

Onward Search helps connect creative, marketing, and technology talent with top jobs at the nation's most recognized companies and digital agencies. We offer a full range of recruitment and staffing solutions to include freelance / contract, temp-to-perm, and permanent placement.