Company DescriptionDigital Media CompanyJob DescriptionThe Indexer/Copyeditor Contractor works as part of a team that accurately creates, enters, edits, and maintains product information elements (metadata) for all the company products. The Indexer/Copyeditor Contractor focuses on ensuring completeness, accuracy, and suitability of all metadata. The Indexer/Copyeditor Contractor is also an energetic and creative troubleshooter who works with a wide variety of people regarding all issues related to content. The ideal candidate should be an avid consumer of media, including books/periodicals (audio and digital reader), websites, blogs, and other digital content sources. He/she is also a self-starter with impeccable organizational and analytical skills, a confident and upbeat communicator via written and verbal business communication skills, highly organized and detail oriented, and able to thrive in a high-energy entrepreneurial environment. Previous proofreading and/or copy editing experience would be valuable.Key Accountabilities PRODUCT METADATA INDEXING AND COPY EDITING: The Indexer/Copyeditor Contractor proofreads and fact checks all product descriptions and supporting information prior to releasing a product to be published to marketplaces (Company Key elements such as a product's price, on-sale date, territory rights, availability, provider, royalty earner, associated codes, and all taxonomy elements are top priority areas of review.The Indexer/Copyeditor Contractor also provides QA for style in product descriptions, data consistency, and related product linking for all product metadata. The Indexer/Copyeditor Contractor needs to meet daily copy editing quotas and complete prioritized processing requests. EDITORIAL: Indexer/Copyeditor may need to research, edit, rewrite, or occasionally create descriptions for products. The Indexer/Copy Editor may need to research and assemble positive product review blurbs to be added to product descriptions.QualificationsSkills/Experience Requirements: B.A/B.S. or equivalent degree, preferably in Humanities Editorial experience preparing online content Proofreading experience; copy editing experience a plus Familiarity with basic HTML formatting Working knowledge of database concepts (including Excel skills) and best practices Demonstrated multi-tasking and problem-solving skills in a fast-paced, time sensitive environment Demonstrated ability to work with a wide variety of people Demonstrated focused attention to detail Highly organized Technical proficiency in Windows operating environmentAdditional InformationPay Rate is $20 per hour Associated topics: article, composer, compositor, content, draft, editorial, newsperson, proofread, screenwriter, web
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