Randstad Copy Editor in Los Angeles, California

Copy Editor

job details:

  • location:Los Angeles, CA

  • salary:$30 - $35 per hour

  • date posted:Wednesday, May 16, 2018

  • job type:Contract

  • industry:Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

  • reference:431243

  • questions:404-942-4619.

job description

Large financial institution is currently seeking a Copy Editor to work with various internal groups to manage projects and ensure all tasks are scheduled and completed on time. The Copy Editor is a key member of the Marketing Communications team and is responsible for reviewing a variety of marketing materials to ensure the highest quality deliverables. This is a 8 months project with potential for extension and is available for immediate hire.

Responsibilities of Copy Editor:

  • Copyedits, proofreads and fact-checks materials. Copyedits and proofreads print and electronic materials for clarity, grammar, accuracy, consistency, style and tone, as well as disclosure requirements. Verifies statistics and facts against internal and external sources. Recommends copyedits based on knowledge of target audience and internal and external style guides.

  • Updates and/or identifies changes to information in materials that require quarterly/annual updates, including, but not limited to, statistical information and changes in investment and risk disclosures. Utilizes appropriate tool(s) to ensure updates are displayed correctly on all appropriate web/digital pages. Copyedits and abridges content to fit sizing requirements as necessary. Ensures materials are error-free.

  • Monitors, tracks and incorporates all compliance language updates to ensure materials comply with legal and regulatory requirements. Determines impact to existing materials when compliance language is added or changed. Understands and applies required hedge language across all collateral and channels.

  • Monitors existing copyediting tools and resources, including, but not limited to, the AP Stylebook, the Chicago Manual of Style, Q&A, Allbios, Disclosure Management Center and the U.S. Service Mark and Trademark Status Chart, for changes. Updates and maintains internal databases, checklists, style guides, biographies and other resources, and updates team members as necessary. Stays informed of and incorporates style guide changes in content to ensure consistency of the tone and style of communications.

  • Demonstrates strong written and verbal communication skills, as well as strong grammar and syntax skills

  • Demonstrates an exceptional standard of quality involving accuracy, attention to detail and organization.


  • Bachelor's degree in related field of study

  • Requires 3+ years of copy editing experience

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

  • Strong computer skills, especially in Microsoft Excel.

  • Experience in financial, pharmaceutical or, medical environment is strongly preferred

For immediate consideration, please email your resume as a MS Word attachment to Layne Fisher: layne.fisher@randstadusa.com