The Kraze brings international K-Pop fans closer to the action. From trending topics to exclusive interviews, we've got you covered.
Editors are the backbone behind the editorial team for The Kraze. Candidates will support in developing, editing, proofreading, and formatting a wide range of topics covered in the stream of K-Pop. This will include, but not limited to, news articles, featured stories, columns, statistics, and reviews.
Our ideal candidates will have strong attention to detail; a proven track record of delivering high-quality, error-free products with tight deadlines; some experience editing any papers or publications, preferably in a magazine style; and advanced skills in using Google Docs through Google Drive. Have knowledge of various types of editing; including content editing, line editing, copy editing, and proofreading. The candidate should be eager to learn and grow in this role and be willing to adapt to changes in focus within the area of communications and outreach.
Editors will be part of the editorial team as a volunteer opportunity. As of now, compensation will not be given, but will be discussed in the near future.
Working with writers to revise content or document structure/organization
Follow style guides along with direct chain of editing process
Editing and proofreading content for grammar, clarity, consistency, tone, and style
Formatting and styling headings, body content, figures, tables, and other document elements (Table of Contents, page numbers, references/citations, etc.) in Microsoft Word
Coordinating with graphic designers on document design and layout
Reviewing draft and final versions of documents for accuracy, completeness, and consistency prior to sending them to the graphic designers for layout
Report to editor-in-chief with any concerns on assignment and availability
Provide status updates on all current projects during weekly tear-up meetings
A degree or taking college courses in any relations to communication, journalism, English or media
Have some technical training or experience in different types of editing; including line editing, copy editing, content editing, and proofreading. Experience working with a publication may substitute for formal training.
Fluid command of English language and grammar
High attention to detail and strong organization and project management skills are a must
Advanced knowledge of using Google Docs through Google Drive for collaborating with writer(s)
Ability to clearly convey technical and complex concepts to a variety of audiences
Ability to learn multiple style guides to develop and edit documents
Ability to maintain high-quality work while meeting tight deadlines
Ability to work well both individually and in a team environment
Ability to work after business hours and on weekends, sporadically, as project schedules demand
Must have excellent written & verbal communication skills, including grammar & spelling
Reliable and responsive during all needed communications through emails and online chat
Organized, juggle multiple of projects, and meet tight deadlines
Please email your resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. Include your experiences and qualifications that you can best bring into this position. If available, include samples of edits (before and after) that you've done. Candidates will be required to take an editing assessment. Applications without resumes or cover letters will not be considered. Due to the amount of applications we receive, we will only contact you if you fit our needed qualifications.