Job Title: Editor
Salary Range: $40,000 – $55,000 annual salary
Reports to: Director of Operations

The Fluent Forever mobile application is the most successful crowdfunded app in history, and for good reason: we are building the most powerful language learning platform in the world. We are looking for key team members who want to be a part of our rapidly growing company.

Job Summary

We are seeking a motivated Editor to ensure the accuracy and quality of Fluent Foreverโ€™s written materials. The Editor will be responsible for the planning and creating of written materials. They will review article ideas and decide what material will appeal most to readers. During the review process, the editor offers feedback to improve the product and suggest titles and headlines.

Editor Duties & Responsibilities

-Adhering to journalism best practices
-Analyzing readership data
-Researching subject matter
-Advising team members on content pieces
-Educating team members on writing best practices
-Assigning projects and monitoring deadlines
-Developing and maintaining writersโ€™ guidelines
-Editing content for accuracy, tone, and brand
-Temporarily collaborate with the Director of Operations to fulfill duties and responsibilities of a managing editor (as things grow and scale, we will be able to determine if and when we would hire for a managing editor, in which the Editor would be more than welcome to apply)

Editor Required Skills & Experience

-1+ year(s) experience in journalism, publication, editing, content writing, or related field
-Knowledge of SEO and industry best practices
-Strong writing and proofreading skills
-Self-starter with a positive attitude
-Strong attention to detail
-Strong organizational and time management skills, and the ability to prioritize and manage time-sensitive tasks
-Comfortable giving constructive feedback
-Empathetic and enjoys supporting others

Editor Preferred Skills & Experience (nice-to-haves)

-Bachelorโ€™s Degree in English, communications, media, journalism, or related field
-1+ year(s) of editing work experience
-1+ year(s) experience working in a remote environment
-Experience editing language materials

More About You

Are you able to excel in a startup environment? If youโ€™re a good fit for the job, then the following should sound exciting and awesome, rather than panic-inducing and terrible:
-You are able to work from home
-You have excellent English language skills, both written and spoken
-You know how to own your areas of responsibility, to keep your team lead updated with your status, and to be flexible enough to adapt to new needs as they arise
-You are a self-starter with a positive attitude
-Demonstrated ability to identify effective solutions
-Impeccable ethics and judgment in maintaining highly sensitive and confidential information
-Strong interpersonal skills/emotional intelligence
-Proactive and solutions-oriented with experience working in ambiguity

Please submit your application along with your resume and cover letter by 15 August 2021. In your cover letter, please mention a time when you delighted someoneโ€™s day at work (client, teammate, supervisor, etc).

Hiring Process: Application Review โ†’ Phone/No-Camera Screen (30 min) โ†’ Short Task Assignment โ†’ Video Interview (30 min) โ†’ Offer extended.