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Remote Copy Editor

Shasmi Beauty
September 9, 2019
Denver, Colorado
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Shasmi Beauty
$16.00 p/h


Edit consistently at a high level, demonstrating expertise at not only grammar and style but also at a big-picture level.

  • Go well beyond a traditional copy-editing role, helping to uplevel co-workers and taking on projects that benefit the entire content team.
  • Be comfortable with change and constructive criticism.
  • Be passionate about helping readers and ensuring that articles are consistently engaging, clear and actionable.
  • Work with equal enthusiasm whether you’re leading a project or working within a team.

That’s part of what it takes to thrive us, where we guide consumers on a broad range of financial topics, including credit cards, banking, personal loans, student loans, mortgages, insurance and investing. Our content team is 80+ strong and includes writers and editors with experience from Bloomberg, Dow Jones, the Los Angeles Times, MSN, Reuters, USA Today, The Wall Street Journal and The Washington Post.

What we have in common: We take initiative. We think strategically. We problem solve effectively. We’re adaptable. We’re highly collaborative.

Where you can make an impact:

  • Copy-edit and write headlines at a consistently high level.
  • Hold a high bar on quality.
  • Go beyond surfacing teamwide problems to offer expertise, conceiving of solutions and helping to implement them.
  • Look for opportunities to extend your influence beyond the copy desk, such as through projects where desk participation can make a difference.
  • Give constructive feedback to writers, assigning editors and fellow copy editors.
  • Understand when to escalate issues and when to solve them at the individual or team level.
  • Be a strong communicator who truly enjoys helping everyone improve.
  • Recognize when elements of an article seem out of alignment with a good user experience and recommend solutions.
  • Advocate for consumers by editing for clarity and accuracy.

You are someone who:

  • Is adaptable and eager to grow, including working toward roles of greater responsibility beyond the copy desk. Some copy editors have had the opportunity to become assigning editors.
  • Is an expert editor and editing coach.
  • Balances depth and speed in editing.
  • Can handle the logistics and demands of large projects.
  • Regularly resolves problems in stories. Knows when to ask questions.
  • Makes good prioritization decisions, spending an appropriate amount of time on each task.
  • Excels at time management, prioritization and handling multiple tasks at once.
  • Is scrappy and fast-paced, with obsessive attention to detail.
  • Is resourceful and self-directed. You can tackle anything from copy-editing assignments to projects with minimal direction, and you always deliver polished work.

Your experience:

  • 3 to 5+ years copy-editing for consumer-facing publications.
  • Experience in a startup environment is a plus.

What we offer:

  • Competitive compensation package
  • 401(k) with company match
  • 100% paid premiums for medical, dental and vision for employee and their dependents
  • Paid maternity and paternity leave
  • Commuter, gym and cell phone stipend
  • $500 enrichment stipend towards learning and development for your role
  • Catered lunches daily, free dinner and kitchens stocked full of snacks
  • Onsite coffee bar with baristas
  • Company happy hours, social events and outings
  • Generous, flexible vacation
  • Remote: co-working space subsidy
  • Remote: ergonomic desk, chair and/or keyboard subsidy

Pay:  $16.00 / hr

*To Become A Lifetime Member:

Please complete our remote contractor registration enrollment .

Please reference our agent registration id code ShasmiSol on your application when you apply.

We will contact you back within 24 hrs. via email.

Contact Us:  

If you are seeking PT or FT employment and would like more information on this position, then please call 405-252-1103 or apply online.

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About Author

Shasmi Beauty is a nationwide branded cosmetic and skin care line located in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. We help women and men around the world feel great about the way their skin feel and look everyday. Our products are designed to help minimize the appearance of premature skin aging, skin damage, hyperpigmentation, acne, and sun damage and are primarily available through dermatologists, plastic surgeons, medical spas, and other skin care professionals.

Shasmi Beauty is highly recognized for its innovative full-service and attention to detail. Large and small clients world wide, include Salons, Dermatologists, Estheticians, Professional Beauty Schools and well-known Make-up Artists. To view our most popular skin care and beauty products click on Shop Products to get started.

Telephone: 1-405-252-1103

Location: PO BOX 6512 Oklahoma City, OK 73179


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