ESRI Copy Editor in Redlands, California

Are you self-motivated and detail oriented? Do you enjoy working independently? Join our Documentation Team and be responsible for ensuring our writers observe all recognized conventions. You will work with copy for a variety of uses, including help systems, web pages, and educational materials, by proofreading, making content recommendations, and providing overall quality assurance.


  • Proofread content of various projects prior to printing and production

  • Validate detailed technical information and applicable acronyms

  • Ensure accuracy in spelling, grammar, and punctuation as well as smoothly composed syntax

  • Validate that prescribed format and content follow established guidelines and company standards

  • Suggest reorganizing, recommend changes, and offer constructive critiques

  • Manage workflow in a timely manner

  • Track changes effectively and maintain accurate versioning records

  • Create and manage the internal authoring style guide

  • Prior experience copy editing projects with varying degrees of complexity, size, and type

  • Understanding of basic design styles and layout standards

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to prioritize tasks and work well under pressure

  • Strong organizational and problem-solving skills

  • Extremely detail oriented and have excellent spelling, grammar, and punctuation skills

  • Possess a strong command of the English language

  • Ability to work well in a team environment and interact with management

Recommended Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's in English

  • Three plus years of copy editing experience with background in proofreading

Our passion for improving quality of life through geography is at the heart of everything we do. Esri’s geographic information system (GIS) technology inspires and enables governments, universities, and businesses worldwide to save money, lives, and our environment through a deeper understanding of the changing world around them.

Carefully managed growth and zero debt give Esri stability that is uncommon in today's volatile business world. Privately held, we offer exceptional benefits, competitive salaries, 401(k) and profit-sharing programs, opportunities for personal and professional growth, and much more.

Esri is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Requisition #: 2017-6919

External Company Name: ESRI, Inc.

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