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Requisition Number 17-0087
Post Date 3/17/2017
Brand Crain's New York Business
Title Copy Editor
Employment Type Temporary Employee
Department Editorial
City New York

Crain’s New York Business is looking for a temporary copy editor to ensure that the weekly print publication and our daily online articles meet the highest editorial standards.


For this part-time, temporary role, you will need:
Basic qualifications:

  • Three years of full-time copyediting experience in a deadline-driven environment
  • B.A. in journalism or English
  • Exceptional skills with grammar, spelling, punctuation, syntax and vocabulary
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Fluency with AP style


  • Experience working at a daily or weekly news organization—strongly preferred
  • An understanding of New York City, its neighborhoods and its key figures—also essential
  • Position is part-time, 28 hours/week on average, working in our Midtown Manhattan office.  
  • Position is in-house; no remote work is allowed.


Crain’s New York Business provides news, information and connections on all facets of New York through the prism of business. Crain’s is the leading source of information on the New York economy, the companies and industries that operate here, and connections between government and industry. Crain’s publishes daily news coverage on, weekly coverage in print, and three specialized online daily reports – Insider, Pulse and Real Estate Daily – providing scoops and inside information on politics, health care and real estate, respectively. Readers come to Crain’s for in-depth coverage of the many industries that make up the fabric of New York’s business community.


Crain Communications has been at the forefront of the publishing industry for more than a century. Combining information with innovation, Crain delivers the story you can’t get anywhere else. As a privately held company, we maintain a personal responsibility for elevating our work to be the best it can be. Every editor, reporter and correspondent at Crain shares the responsibility of ensuring the editorial independence and importance of our work. With an Audience First focus and uncompromising integrity, we strive to make a real impact for the individuals and industries we serve. While other media companies report the news, Crain gives it meaning. We add context to content, infuse information with insights, and initiate connections as well as conversations.

Crain Communications offers a competitive salary, a generous benefits package, profit sharing, and a friendly work environment. This is a great time to join our organization -- a profitable, well established publishing leader.





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