Production Editor

FierceMarkets, a B2B online media company based in Washington, D.C., that covers industries including biotech, pharmaceuticals, healthcare and telecommunications, has an immediate opening for a full-time Production Editor.

We're looking for an editor who can combine meticulous copyediting skills with the ability to take on broader production tasks. In addition to writing headlines and editing stories for grammar and style, you’ll build special reports, edit and package video, and publish via our websites, newsletters and social channels.

Among your responsibilities:
 Make sure our stories are clean of spelling, punctuation and grammatical errors.
 Work with the production team to build and ship newsletters.
 Work closely with our expert writers to package their content in a compelling way, whether it’s a written special report, video, podcast or a multimedia package combining several elements.
 Help research and set standards for presenting news online.
 Collaborate with our Content Marketing team on editorially driven advanced products.

Qualifications and skills:
 Ability to work independently in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.
 Degree in journalism/communications (print, web or broadcast) or English.
 Strong copyediting ability. (You will need to take a copyediting test!)
 Knowledge of AP style.
 Video and audio editing experience.
 Familiarity with a content management system. Basic understanding of SEO, HTML and photo editing software is a bonus.
 Most importantly, you need to have a positive attitude, “fierce” work ethic and desire to work on a winning team. Our goal is to maintain our position as the leading resource for our business professional readers each day.

Come join our talented team of writers and editors who collectively have decades of journalism experience. This position is based in our Washington, D.C. office.

Email your resume, cover letter, a news writing and video production clip to Molly Walker ([email protected]).

Learn more about FierceMarkets at www.fiercemarkets.com.