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Copy Editor

Company: Bisk Education Inc
Location: Remote
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

Copy Editor POSITION OVERVIEW The Copy Editor will be responsible for ensuring the quality and accuracy of web-based, print, and multimedia course materials delivered to adult online learners. This position will collaborate with team members on all aspects of course development, providing clear and timely communication. The ideal candidate will serve as a resource for team members on questions of content usage and accuracy. Responsibilities: * Review multimedia lectures for errors in grammar, punctuation, spelling, and Bisk style * Report audio glitches, video timing errors, discrepancies between audio content and slide content, and errors in style and attribution requirements * Identify and report inconsistencies in word use, areas of ambiguity, and bias in written content, images, and video * Evaluate images used in media for appropriate sourcing and citation * Check factual accuracy of dates, company names, historical figures and facts, acts, and laws * Identify and report copyright and source verification issues; verify, research, and prepare citations and references as needed * Work with Media team members to ensure diversity and inclusion within visual assets * Edit written content for preferred writing style for diversity and inclusion * Verify that web-based course materials work as designed; test and edit links in both functionality and format * Ensure compliance with ADA standards; follow web accessibility guidelines * Edit verbatim transcripts of lectures and create files for closed captioning * Review and edit course content, including written materials and graphics, for accuracy and adherence to Bisk style and partner-specific requirements * Collaborate with team members on all aspects of course development, providing clear and timely communication * Create written reports of findings for instructional designers and multimedia designers * Discuss findings with instructional designers and multimedia designers * Provide support for the Lead Course Content Editor and other Copy Editors as needed * Responsible for information security by appropriately preserving the Confidentiality, Integrity, and Availability (CIA) of Bisk information assets in accordance with the company's information security program Knowledge & Skills Required * 2+ years' experience in an editing and/or quality assurance role with a focus on proofing, copyediting, and evaluating print and web-based content * Ability to review print and web-based content with the end user in mind * Ability to complete work with speed and accuracy * Ability to report findings clearly and accurately in writing * Ability to maintain focus and attention to detail for long periods of time * Ability to manage multiple projects concurrently, maintaining organization of each * Ability to follow internal style guide * Ability to watch video, listen to audio, and read large blocks of content on a computer * Flawless spelling and grammar * Strong computer skills including proficiency with MS Word, email, and the Internet * Able to manage time and job tasks to meet regular deadlines Preferred Knowledge & Skills * Basic working knowledge of HTML * Experience with various LMS platforms * Familiarity with APA and MLA reference styles and CMOS writing style * Ability to translate complex concepts to concise written content Our Values Be Bold: We take action and focus on impact. We speak openly with candor and respect. We focus on results over process. We make smart decisions and execute effectively. Be Humble: We're difficult to offend and quick to forgive. We work as a team. If the floor is dirty, we pick up a broom. We're quick to admit mistakes and are egoless when searching for the best solutions. Be Remarkable: We are self-motivated, self-disciplined and self-aware. Going the extra mile isn't a rarity, it's standard practice. We create incredible products and deliver memorable experiences. Our Mission We amplify potential through transformational learning experiences. Who We Are Bisk partners with leading institutions to deliver online degree and certificate programs to learners around the world. Through our course development and online education services, we have supported more than one million enrollments for universities such as Villanova University, Michigan State University, University of Notre Dame, University of South Florida, Florida Institute of Technology, Emory University and Columbia Law School. Our team members enjoy #LifeatBisk because of our many unique employee-centric benefits: generous tuition assistance for programs at our prestigious universities; Immersion Day where new team members are able to "dive in" to our company and culture; internal development classes that give our team members an opportunity to grow personally and professionally; paternity leave; wellness initiatives including yoga and fitness competitions; flexible remote-working arrangements; and much more! To learn more, visit Equal Opportunity Employer: Disability/Veteran

Keywords: Bisk Education Inc, Eugene , Copy Editor, Advertising , Remote, Oregon

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