Contract Copy Editor

Editorial/Content United States

Investopedia is seeking an experienced editor to help ensure our readers understand what the latest business news means for their finances. We are seeking a copy editor with a passion for educating and empowering others about complex topics. Must have a solid background in business news and digital publishing.  

About the Role:  

Thousands of readers look to Investopedia daily for guidance in learning how to manage their finances. As a contract business and finance news copy editor at Investopedia, you will help ensure our business news content online is well-researched and trustworthy.  

This role is 30 hours per week, 11- 5 PM EST  

About Your Contributions: 

  • Edit and publish business news content to help readers understand how recent events could affect their finances
  • Follow Investopedia and Dotdash Meredith's best practices and styles
  • Work with the Investopedia staff, as well as freelance writers and editors 

About You:  

The ideal candidate is an experienced editor with a history of working with well-recognized business and financial news organizations.  

  • Experience publishing business news content with well-respected outlets
  • Strong editorial skills, including demonstrated experience line editing for content improvements, grammar, and AP style
  • Knowledge of financial markets and economics
  • Experience with fact-checking best practices
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Experience with SEO best practices
  • Comfortable using technology and willing to learn new program

Pay Range: $40.00-$50.00 per hour 

About Us: 

Dotdash Meredith is America’s largest digital and print publisher. Our 40+ iconic and fast-growing brands harness the best intent-driven content, the fastest sites, and the fewest ads to help nearly 200 million people every month, including 95 percent of US women, make decisions, take action, and find inspiration. Dotdash Meredith brands include PEOPLE, Better Homes & Gardens, Verywell, FOOD & WINE, The Spruce, Allrecipes, Byrdie, REAL SIMPLE, Investopedia, Southern Living and more. 
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