Hire Copy Editors

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Why Hire Copy Editors

Creating quality content for a website, social media platform, or a print marketing campaign is important for promoting a product or service. Making sure it flows adequately is just as important, as a single spelling error or wrong punctuation can cause all sorts of problems down the line. A Copywriter is not always going to catch everything, even on multiple readings, and it takes fresh eyes to notice any issues. This is why it is important to hire Copy Editors.

Copy Editor Job Responsibilities

A Copy Editor has a specific set of job responsibilities. These responsibilities include:

  • Checking to make sure all published content is free of errors
  • Checking names, organizations, places and dates to ensure spelling and correctness
  • Often writing headlines and subheads to attract most attention and boost SEO
  • Having a keen eye for details and ability to work on a tight schedule

Copy Editor Experience Needed

Typically, when hiring Copy Editors you want a professional who has a Bachelor’s Degree in English, Journalism or a similar field. Other forms of experience you want to look for in your Copy Editors include:

  • Strong understanding of publication software, including Microsoft Office
  • Familiar with Adobe Suite programs, especially InDesign
  • Experience in a professional capacity for an online or print publication

Copy Editor Salary

The average salary for Copy Editors is $62,800.

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