Copy Editor

Ranker
Full time
Copywriting and Editing
United States
Hiring from: Anywhere

Copy Editor – Weird History (Contract)



  • Department: Publishing Operations

  • Location: Remote


We are currently looking for an experienced Content Editor to help with editing several lists for our Weird History vertical on our Publishing Operations team. This is a great opportunity to edit smart, fun articles on a wide range of historical subjects every day for a leading entertainment website.


Here are a few example of the types of list you’d be editing:



  • Heroic Moments From History So Savage They Sound Made Up – But Aren’t

  • 18 Facts About The Dramatic Life Of Anne Boleyn

  • The Actual Reasons Queen Elizabeth I Never Married


We’re looking for people who:



  • Nerd out about history!

  • Have a strong background in editing, preferably for digital media content

  • Are comfortable taking feedback


This is a 3 month contract position, with the possibility of extension at the end of the contract. The interview process will consist of a copy editing test, a phone interview and a video interview.


The Ranker Story:


Ranker is a data-driven media company whose unique hook is, Editors Create, Users Participate. We collect over 12 million monthly user votes, which has built a treasure trove of psychographic “people who like X also like Y” first party data, while delivering a fun, engaging user experience. Ranker will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories, in accordance with the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.


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