Contract editor

As a contract (temporary) but full-time member of the Aite Group editorial team, you will edit and help to finalize written Aite Group publications and client-facing collateral. The ideal candidate brings proven written and oral communication skills, and the ability to communicate constructive feedback to authors. This candidate is punctual and dependable, understands the nuances of grammar and style, and is truly self-motivated and able to work independently.

This position includes the following duties:

  • Adhering to Aite Group house style, proofreads final copy (reports, consulting deliverables) for glaring grammatical, punctuation, and spelling errors; inconsistencies between charts and text; and formatting issues
  • Edits initial report drafts and Excel charts to improve readability; mitigate inconsistencies in usage, style, and content; and eliminate errors in grammar, punctuation, and spelling
  • Provides light copy edit on blog posts, analyst PowerPoint decks, sales documents, and surveys
  • Contributes to creating and enforcing standards and consistency across reports; tracks usage by adding to Aite Group Style Guide
  • Performs other duties deemed necessary by Aite Group’s managing editor, including administrative editorial and other staff-support tasks, Excel chart assistance, and date and fact verification

Candidates must meet the following requirements:

  • Available to work full time for a minimum of 10 weeks
  • Possesses excellent written and verbal communication skills, great tact, and an eagle eye
  • Has experience working with technical or business writing and holds a basic understanding of statistical information
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, experience with templates a plus
  • Familiar with the Associated Press Stylebook and the Chicago Manual of Style
  • Able to juggle multiple priorities and liaise with subject-matter experts globally across nine disparate financial services practices
  • Has a bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience in a relevant field

Aite Group believes its success depends on the human and professional qualities of its employees. Aite Group seeks well-rounded, personable individuals who can both work independently with minimal supervision and excel in a team-oriented environment. We welcome inquiring minds and provocative thinkers who, in addition to closely following their own sector, keep current with domestic and global social, economic, and political trends and issues.

Aite Group has high expectations for the individuals it attracts and is committed to offering these individuals a professional and rewarding environment. Relocation is not required. Aite Group is an equal opportunity employer.

Interested and qualified? Submit your resume and cover letter to [email protected].

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