Jun 14, 2017
Freelance Work
Snapchat is Hiring a Freelance Writer/Editor to Contribute Stories

Company: Snap Inc. – Posted by: Brian Scott (Admin) – Preferred job location: Anywhere

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Snapchat is Hiring a Freelance Writer/Editor to Contribute Stories

Job Description:

Snapchat is searching for a Copy Editor to cover evening and weekend shifts when we are creating Our Stories!

As a Copy Editor for Our Stories, you’ll write concise, witty copy across the Entertainment, Life and Culture, Sports, and News/Politics verticals. Working closely with the Content team, you’ll play a key role in shaping how Our Stories uses the written word to drive innovative storytelling. This is a contracted, remote, part-time role that requires flexibility to work evenings and weekends as needed.

What you’ll do:

  • Write and edit copy on the fly, including headlines, captions, fact filters, etc.
  • Check graphics for accuracy, brevity, grammar, style, and voice
  • Maintain consistent tone of voice across all copy
  • Exercise excellent editorial judgment
  • Collaborate with story editors and producers

What we’re looking for:

  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field
  • 2+ years experience in print or digital media
  • Strong writing and editing skills
  • Expert eye for proofreading, spelling, and grammar
  • Consistent ability to match (and nail) tone of voice
  • Excellent written communication skills and a sharp attention to detail
  • Someone who’s willing to break with conventional/tiresome writing standards when appropriate
  • Someone who’s extremely organized and who works well under tight deadlines and breaking news pressure
  • Someone who’s up to date on pop culture, internet trends, and current events
  • Added plus if you’re multilingual
  • A passion for Snapchat and creativity!

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