Managing Editor - Corporate

Marketing Fremont, California


Description

We are looking for a Managing Editor to lead a globally distributed team of copywriters and editors with the objective of creating high-quality copywriting for a wide range of consumer and business technology products as well as corporate communications materials.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Track copywriting projects, ensure adherence to deadlines and quality standards, and generate regular summary reports
  • Coordinate with project managers on Marketing and Corporate Communications teams to ensure quality and accuracy of briefing materials
  • Proofread and edit copy from both the Copywriting team and other (non-native English-speaking) internal sources, ensuring it conforms to in-house and standard style guides
  • Conduct staff evaluations and perform administrative tasks for the copywriting team
  • Manage development of and contribute to in-house style guide to ensure its accuracy and relevance
  • Assist with copywriting activities as needed

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Excellent writing and editing skills with a strong attention to detail and nuance
  • The ability to write with a consistent style and tone of voice for a variety of audiences
  • The ability to understand new technology and communicate complex ideas in language that is easily understandable and appealing to the general public
  • The ability to work under tight deadlines and handle multiple projects simultaneously
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Familiarity with content management systems and processes

Required Qualifications:

Years of Education  

  • Bachelor’s degree in English, journalism or a related major

Work Experience

  • At least five years of experience in journalism, English copywriting, or editing (preferably in an advertising or PR-related field)
  • At least three years of experience in management

Working Conditions:

  • Office Only: Typically works in an office environment
  • Requires sitting, operating a computer keyboard, telephone and other office equipment for extended periods of time