Copy Editor

Quillt | REMOTE

About Job

Copy Editor – Lifestyle – Suggest.com

Combine your passion for storytelling and the written word with a love of all things lifestyle! Quillt Media is a St. Louis, Missouri-based online publisher that maintains a portfolio of websites with millions of readers each month. We’re looking for a skilled U.S.-based copy editor to help with editing and content creation for Suggest.com, a site with a passion for cooking, fashion, entertainment, and so much more. This particular position will focus on our lifestyle verticals.

The ideal candidate will have an enthusiasm for crafting impeccable content that not only communicates effectively but is also entertaining and helpful to the reader, along with excellent grammar skills and a knowledge of basic SEO practices.

This is a full-time position with the possibility of advancement. 100% remote work is possible if outside the St. Louis area.

Responsibilities

  • Copy editing submitted articles to ensure they’re free of grammar and spelling errors, are factually sound, and are formatted correctly
  • Finding, editing, and adding images to articles before publishing them to the site
  • Ensuring all content adheres to Suggest’s style, including formatting, voice, and tone
  • Finding and adding in relevant internal links
  • Optimizing affiliate content for conversions, including adding affiliate links, creating cover images, and formatting per policy guidelines
  • Writing SEO-optimized headlines, slugs, and meta descriptions
  • Work with staff and freelance writers on any edits needed
  • Manage content and post settings in WordPress
  • Research and pitch content ideas with a focus on female lifestyle
  • Attend virtual team stand-ups and weekly performance meetings with an openness to share and learn

A Qualified Candidate Will Possess

  • Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, English, Media, or related field, or at least two years of relevant work experience
  • Proficiency with AP style
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in the English language
  • Ability to remain detailed-oriented and focused when processing large amounts of text
  • Familiarity with Google Suites, WordPress, and Slack

Benefits Of Working At Quillt

  • Competitive base salary with bonus
  • 100% company paid medical coverage for employee and family
  • Matching 401K
  • 20 days PTO and generous holiday schedule
  • Awesome work environment