Copy Editor - LetsStopAIDS

Nov 02, 2020
Toronto, Ontario

LetsStopAIDS is a Canadian youth-HIV charity that focuses on HIV prevention and knowledge exchange by engaging young people and fostering leadership. Since 2004, we have been creating a global network of youth-HIV leaders. 

The role will consist of copy-editing scientific, and social HIV information to a high standard, in order to obtain clarity and maintain consistency with the LiveLifeLoving Style Guide. Candidates will be required to oversee the LiveLifeLoving production process, including the set-up, proofreading and administration of articles and general content, and liaise with content writers and all members of the production team.

The Copy Editor will work closely with the Lead Copy Editor and content team to prepare and refine content for scientific publication.

About You:

  • An understanding of HIV

  • The successful candidate will handle content on a variety of platforms and publications

  • Sharp eye for detail

  • Strong organizational skills and ability to adhere to a common standard

  • Someone who has a passion for words, strong rewriting abilities and news instincts

  • Passion for content, new media and technology

  • Becomes familiar with LiveLifeLoving’s Editorial Style Guide and is a stickler for grammar, sentence structure, spelling and punctuation

  • Print and online production is deadline driven and the successful candidate must be able to work quickly and decisively

Responsibilities & Skills:

  • Ability to deal with a variety of content subjects and areas

  • Be able to write, rewrite and edit stories

  • Use copy editing skills to enhance quality output in print and online

  • Communicating with their Marketing & Communications teams and ensuring deadlines are being met.

Dedication: The role will require 5-8 hours per week. The successful candidate may choose to work remotely, however, will be  encouraged to attend in person at least 1 day per week at our Downtown Toronto (Adelaide/John) head office. The different tasks involved may sometimes require irregular volunteer hours, particularly in times of need.

Preference will be given to someone with personal experience, relating to HIV. 


How to Apply 

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