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Adult Copy Editor

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TEDxYouth@Seattle
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Burien, WA
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Published 2 months ago

TEDxYouth@Seattle

x = independently organized TED event


About: The TEDxYouth@Seattle event (of necessity, remote in 2021) is designed to inspire and empower young people to share ideas worth spreading.  This event will feature diverse leaders ages 13-24 in the greater Seattle area who are actively applying their ideas and talents towards creating a better future.  


Volunteer: Seattle-based Copy Editor (for the TEDxYouth@Seattle organization)

As a member of the TEDxYouth@Seattle Marketing and Communications,  you will be asked to attend weekly meetings. This position will begin now and continue through the Summer of 2021.


Adult Copy Editor Responsibilities (5-10 hrs/week):

  • Attend weekly Marketing and Communication meeting
  • Copy edit all blogs (short), articles, social media and YouTube posts
  • Review and fix any grammatical, punctuation and spelling errors. 
  • Double check that names, places and organizations are spelled properly and that facts, dates and statistics are accurate for any written content. 
  • Copy edit all external audience content across the organization as needed, such as Partnership Team (responsible for securing partnerships) pitches, content and license applications  
  • ‌Mentor and Coach Youth Copy Editor 
  • Report‌ ‌to‌ ‌the‌ ‌co-organizers/PM/speaker‌ ‌team‌ ‌lead‌ ‌if‌ ‌conflicts‌ ‌arise‌ 


Qualifications & Personal Characteristics 

  • 5+ years experience in Copy Editing
  • Professionalism and discretion 
  • Social/emotional‌ ‌awareness and empathy ‌
  • Responsiveness and reliability 
  • Strong communication skills - online reliability + flexibility
  • Technologically adept (i.e. understand Google Drive, Slack, Whatsapp - ability to schedule and host meetings on Zoom)
  • Passion for leadership and mentoring youth
  • The ability to work independently, and remotely, as well as part of a larger team


All offers of employment at TEDxYouth@Seattle are contingent upon clear results of a background check. 



TEDxYouth@Seattle

x = independently organized TED event


About: The TEDxYouth@Seattle event (of necessity, remote in 2021) is designed to inspire and empower young people to share ideas worth spreading.  This event will feature diverse leaders…

Details at a Glance

  • Schedule
    Weekdays
  • Time Commitment
    A few hours per week
  • Recurrence
    Recurring

Location

Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in the world
Associated Location
12704 8th Ave SW, Burien, WA 98146, USA

How to Apply

Next step:

Does this role resonate with you? If so, please fill out this application: https://forms.gle/2wbdmCgdfgSZr7s29

If you have questions please reach out to youthvolunteers@tedxseattle.com


If selected for an interview, you will be contacted to schedule a 30-60 minute interview with members of the Marketing and Communications Team. If you are selected to join the team, you will be invited to attend the next scheduled weekly Core team meeting. 


Next step:

Does this role resonate with you? If so, please fill out this application: https://forms.gle/2wbdmCgdfgSZr7s29

If you have questions please reach out to youthvolunteers…

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