Story/ Script Editor - Mashable
Mashable is seeking a story editor to join a growing team of creative digital video storytellers. The position is one of quality control, requiring the story editor to copy-edit video scripts on subjects from science and technology to entertainment, social good, and digital culture. We’re looking for someone who can read video scripts critically, make edits consistent with Mashable’s tone, accuracy, and brevity, and spot spelling, punctuation, grammar, and syntax mistakes. This person will also write headlines for onsite and social media. This is a full-time position located at Mashable’s New York headquarters.
The Day to Day:
- Copy-edit video scripts.
- Write headlines and social media copy.
- Write scripts as needed.
- Watch final cuts of videos to make sure there are no copy or edit errors.
- Copy-edit posts in content-management systems.
- At least two years of experience as a copy-editor.
- An understanding of Mashable’s tone and style.
- A strong interest in technology, science, digital culture, social good, and entertainment.
- A fast worker with attention to detail.
- Ability to turn over clean, concise copy on extremely tight deadlines.
- Sound editorial judgment including a deep knowledge of media ethics.
- A positive attitude that’s solution-oriented & unafraid to ask questions.
- Interest & knowledge of tech & digital lifestyle space.
- The ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
Location: 114 5th Avenue, Floor 15, New York, NY 10011
Mashable is a media and entertainment company for superfans. We're not for the casually curious. Our entertainment series and editorial coverage are smart, clever, ambitious, in-depth, and first. We devour culture and tech. Our ideas shape the future and we speak to new influencers -- the early adopters who obsess with us around the globe. We deliver nearly 2 billion content views a month, with more than 70 million monthly unique visitors across platforms.
About j2 Global
Founded in 1995, j2 Global® (NASDAQ:JCOM) is an award winning, leading provider of Internet services through its two divisions: Business Cloud Services and Digital Media.
The Business Cloud Services Division offers Internet fax, virtual phone, hosted email, email marketing, online backup, unified communications and CRM solutions. It markets its services principally under the brand names eFax®, eVoice®, FuseMail®, Campaigner®, KeepItSafe® and Onebox® and operates a messaging network spanning 49 countries on six continents.
The Digital Media Division, created with j2 Cloud Services’ November 2012 acquisition of Ziff Davis, Inc.
Ziff Davis, Inc. is the leading digital media company specializing in the technology, gaming and men's lifestyle categories, reaching over 117 million unique visitors per month. Ziff Davis sites include Mashable.com, IGN.com, PCMag.com, AskMen.com, ComputerShopper.com, ExtremeTech.com, Geek.com, LogicBuy.com and Toolbox.com. Ziff Davis also operates NetShelter, the largest community of technology publishers dedicated to consumer electronics, computing and mobile communications. Ziff Davis B2B is a leading provider of online research to enterprise buyers and high-quality leads to IT vendors.
As of December 31, 2016, j2 Cloud Services had achieved 21 consecutive fiscal years of revenue growth.
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At j2 Global®, we work in a culture of collaboration and welcome those who desire to join our growing global community. We seek enthusiastic individuals with an entrepreneurial spirit looking for an environment that rewards your best work.
J2 Global offers competitive salaries, health benefits, a 401k, and company-sponsored events. If you’re seeking a dynamic work environment where you can see the direct impact of your performance, then j2 is the place for you.
J2 Global® is an Equal Opportunity Employer.