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Copy Editor

About Us 

Headquartered in New York City, LittleThings is the #1 digital lifestyle destination for women across generations. LittleThings employs a growing team of 100+ media professionals, creatives, and digital experts who create, scale, and distribute its engaging, meaningful programming. LittleThings has an unparalleled audience who view 130+ million monthly onsite videos and over 300 million distributed videos.  In addition, LittleThings has 13 long-form programs broadcast on Facebook Live, LittleThings.com, and various OTT platforms.

 

About You 

We are looking for a detail-oriented copy editor to support our in-house and freelance writers. The right candidate must be comfortable working on deadline, exceedingly responsive by email, and possess the utmost attention to detail. He or she is a creative problem solver, a fast (and accurate) writer and editor, and a seasoned researcher. We may need you to occasionally write and publish, and your writing needs to fit with our fun-loving voice!

Candidates who have experience writing and editing entertainment and editorial copy are preferred. This commitment has the potential to grow and expand based on performance. The person will report to the Senior Copy Editor and will work Sunday to Thursday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. (the Sunday shift can be done from home).

 

Responsibilities

  • Write and copyedit all editorial content, specifically articles containing 250 words
  • Copy edit a minimum of 8-10 articles per hour with flawless attention to detail
  • Publish content on site with flawless headlines with no grammatical mistakes or glaring factual errors
  • Take editorial direction and be able to adapt quickly to feedback
  • Have a basic understanding of Wordpress, be able to upload a fresh image should Deputy Editor or Content Editor request one
  • Additionally, you may be responsible for supervising 1-2 freelance copy editors who will help to tackle heavy workloads

 

Requirements

  • 1-2 years of professional copyediting experience
  • BA in English, writing, or journalism, or equivalent experience
  • Impeccable attention to detail and understanding of subtleties within the language
  • Ability to work under pressure and manage workloads effectively
  • Basic knowledge of lifestyle categories – animals, babies, DIY

 

Company Perks

  • Healthcare, dental, and vision plans
  • 401K plan 
  • Generous 24 month anniversary gift 
  • Video games & Ping-Pong table
  • Thursday evening happy hours
  • Friday catered lunches
  • Walking distance to Penn Station, Grand Central Station, & Herald Square subway
  • Flexible vacation days
  • Window-lined office
  • Daily snacks, fruit, beverages, & organic coffee
  • In-office Massages
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