Remote Job Copy Editor (Full Time) (FreightWaves) (Negotiation Remote)


Remote Job Copy Editor (Full Time) (FreightWaves) (Negotiation Remote)

Copy Editor (Full Time)

Status: Newly Published (Niobis got information from web career and it was published on April 21, 2022)
Company: International
Publish on Niobis: (April 22, 2022)
Deadline: Unknown
Address: Headquarters
405 Cherry St, Chattanooga, Tennessee 37402, US
Job Status: Successfully verified (Proof? You can visit their web career)
Type of Work: Full Time
Type: Negotiation Remote

Company/Agency Status: Average 
– Social media followers more than 1000 and good interaction
– Have not uploaded data (for companies or representatives can directly contact 088223933603)

First Post? First published on Niobis

About Company:
FreightWaves is the leading FreightIntel provider, offering current digital intelligence and context to the freight community on a central platform.
FreightWaves’​ SaaS product, SONAR, is the leading freight market analytics tool and dashboard, aggregating billions of data points from hundreds of sources to provide the fastest data in the transportation and logistics sector. The platform is mode agnostic and has time-series and geo-based data from all modes of freight, including truck, rail, ocean, air, and warehouse., the company’s news site, is the leading provider of news and commentary for the space, serving up over 2.5M pageviews a month and over 1.5B monthly impressions. FreightWaves also hosts conferences under Transparency and MarketWaves branding and is a co-developer of the first futures contracts dedicated to trucking spot rates.

About Work:
Are you detail-oriented? On friendly terms with the AP Stylebook? Can you constructively pick holes in a story and work with writers to improve their copy? Then we want to meet you. FreightWaves is the nerve center of the global supply chain, the industry leader in delivering news and commentary to the freight community. We’re seeking smart, driven, curious and resourceful people for our expanding staff. If you are ready to join the team, here’s your chance.
FreightWaves’ media division is a growing, dynamic unit that drives the narrative in a sector that impacts the entire world. We are seeking a top-notch journalist to edit copy for our digital platforms and other initiatives. The successful candidate not only will be a stickler for accuracy and style but will also improve the quality of our stories, offering feedback to writers and maintaining the high standards established by our editorial team. In addition, industry knowledge, SEO awareness and WordPress experience will be key advantages.
**** This position is 100% remote.
What you will be doing:
  • Copy editing stories for style, grammar and punctuation.
  • Working with reporters to improve content and SEO.
  • Checking headlines, subheads and excerpts, and making necessary changes.
  • Utilizing WordPress to help with production of stories.
  • Working alongside our other copy editors to maintain site consistency and efficiency.
  • Attending (virtual) meetings.
What you bring to the table:
  • Five years or more of journalism experience, preferably in a copy editing role.
  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism, mass communications, English or a related area preferred but not required.
  • Ability to churn through copy efficiently yet comprehensively.
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Knowledge and understanding of SEO best practices.
  • A passion for the unique story and ability to recognize content that will serve both industry insiders and a broader audience.
  • Familiarity with WordPress.
Our benefits:
  • An excellent work environment, flat hierarchies and short decision paths.
  • Competitive salary.
  • Work from home.
  • A generous benefits package including 100% employer-paid health, dental, vision and life insurance, STD, LTD.
  • Concierge doctor on-call.
  • Stock options.
  • 401(k) with up to 3.5% match.
  • Training programs and career development opportunities.
  • Student-loan reimbursement.
  • Annual life achievement bonus of $2,000 for having a baby, buying a house or getting married (max one per year).
  • No set days off vacation policy. (Our team takes time off as needed with supervisor approval.)
  • Gym membership (or virtual membership while COVID is still a part of our daily lives.)
  • Audible or Kindle Unlimited subscription.
  • FreightWaves’ commitment to sustainability. We offset our carbon emissions.
  • Discount on Ford vehicles.’

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