A new project in Viña del Mar requires an EDITOR - URGENT!
Please send résumé / CV and (off course) COVER LETTER to Protected content
As an Editor, the candidate will be responsible for document proofreading, formatting, layout, spelling and grammar checks plus understanding the nature of reports and re-writing analysis in order to make it succinct without losing the original meaning.
Responsible for checking documents, ensuring template compliance
Ensuring the final product is free from grammatical errors, typos or spelling mistakes
Will be responsible for reviewing content and phrasing, giving suggestions to analysts and making changes in order to maintain structure, formality and style
Will be responsible for the ongoing editorial training program within the team, consisting in recurrent writing exercises, teaching the styling guidelines and editorial best practices.
Skill Set Required
Ability to use Microsoft Word for the creation, editing, and review of documents including formatting text and tables, embedding graphics, and using tracking modes
Ability to use Microsoft Excel for the creation and use of spreadsheets including sorting and filtering data, using basic formulas, and creating graphs
Ability to use Microsoft Outlook for sending and receiving email, maintaining a work calendar, and scheduling appointments
Ability to use Microsoft PowerPoint for creating, editing, and viewing presentations including using slide templates, inserting graphics, and printing handouts
Thorough knowledge of the English language, including grammar, spelling, and punctuation rules
Excellent written communication skills
Ability to read and comprehend text rapidly and thoroughly to meet tight deadlines
Ability to understand and use editing and proofreading marks
General understanding of the production process, including ability to recognize continuity mistakes, redundancies and styling problems
Outstanding communication & interpersonal skills
Financial and economics knowledge would be a plus
Education and experience
Bachelor's degree in Journalism, English or related fields.
Editorial/ Philology based diploma/degree with a strong industry background with minimum 2 years of relevant experience in editing professional documents.