Job Vacancy at a Confidential Company
- Printing / Publishing
- Minimum Qualification
- Bachelor's Degree
- Required Experience
- 1 - 3 years
- Employment Type
- Full Time
- Male or Female
Writing and Editing Job Description
*Writers and editors produce many types of written materials in many ways.
*They use a variety of publishing software to create articles, books, magazines, Web content, newsletters and marketing materials such as flyers and advertisements.
Duties and Responsibilities
*Writers must conduct research on their topics before writing.
*This research can include the Internet, the library and personal interviews.
*Writers gather their material, select the material they want to use, organize it, and use words to express story lines and ideas, or to convey information.
*With help from editors, they may reorganize sections and reword sentences for clarity and organization.
*Editors review the work of writers, checking for grammatical errors, misspellings, incorrect word choices or sentences in need of restructuring.
*Editors perform fact-checking and title creation.
*Editors also perform graphic design and page layout activities to prepare the materials or publication.
*Editors also have to double-check the writer’s work and perform research and analysis to make sure the information is correct and accurate.
*Copy editors focus on the copy and make sure it contains no grammatical, spelling or punctuation errors.
*They also ensure correct styles and fonts are used.
*Manging editors often hire and oversee the staff.
Training and Education Requirements
*Candidates with excellent writing skills.
*Candidates with degrees in journalism, communications or English.
*High school and college newspapers are great ways for writers and editors to gain experience in this field.