• Production Editor

    Location US-TN-Nashville
    Job ID
    2018-24223
    Job Family
    Editors
  • Overview

    Work with LifeWay
    www.lifeway.jobs

     

    Located in the heart of Nashville, Tennessee, our headquarters team leads, produces, and delivers biblical solutions to fulfill the mission and vision of LifeWay.

     

    LifeWay's Groups Ministry team is seeking a Production Editor.  In this role, you'll edit LifeWay publications for grammar, style, and accuracy, ensuring that products meet high standards for readability, as well as legal and ethical standards.

    Responsibilities

    • Perform editing tasks for assigned projects, including: verify accuracy of content; edit copy according to style and branding guidelines; edit for readability and acceptability; correct grammar, spelling, and punctuation; correlate copy in related materials; secure permissions; prepare copyright information
    • Perform technical tasks for assigned projects utilizing InCopy, including file conversion and tagging, and exporting files to PDF for outside appraisal readers, writer approvals, or other proofing needs
    • Perform quality assurance of electronic files by adhering to required best practices
    • Identify ways to improve the processes used to produce resources and the quality of resources
    • Manage scheduling and uploading of blog posts in collaboration with content specialists
    • Contact assigned churches via phone or email to strengthen relationships, curate information about church practices, and to inform church leaders about changes to products or new product offerings
    • Oversee product records retention
    • Maintain an understanding of the target audience and current church needs by participating in opportunities for personal contact with individual church leaders

    Qualifications

    • Familiarity with Chicago/AP Stylebook
    • Proficiency in InCopy and knowledge of WordPress or other blogging resources
    • Strong attention to detail and knowledge of grammar and punctuation editing

     

    Minimum Education

    • Two or Four Year Degree in English, Journalism, Communications, or related publishing field

     

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