Freelance Editor - Spanish Language

Marketing

Freelance
Job Location: Remote

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Description

System1 is a large Internet company with many content sites, including leading how-to site HowStuffWorks.com. We are currently looking for freelance editors to edit high-quality, engaging, and highly shareable content written in Spanish intended for a Mexico-based audience.

This is a freelance editing role, with the potential for it to be an ongoing project. The ideal candidate has proven experience editing for accuracy, spelling, grammar and engagement as well as an understanding of what images work well in digital content. They also possess great attention to detail and can reliably meet strict deadlines. To participate in this ongoing project, the candidate will need to use our proprietary CMS and create an account on a separate platform for payment processing.

The Role You Will Have

  • Edit to ensure the content is original, accurate, impactful, and entertaining on a variety of topics intended for a Spanish-speaking audience in Mexico
  • Send feedback on fixes that need to be made, especially in regard to audience
  • Meet regular submission deadlines
  • Contribute ideas for content

What You Will Bring

  • Fluent in Spanish and English 
  • BA/BS degree in journalism/news media, creative writing or equivalent experience
  • Firsthand knowledge of Mexico and Mexican pop-culture
  • Familiarity with viral Web content and the components of copy and images that make content viral 2-4 years experience as a professional editor with proven communication skills
  • Incredible attention to detail and intolerance for errors
  • Ability to manage your own workload effectively, whether it’s quick turnarounds or longer-term projects
  • Proficient in Google Sheets
  • Experience working with a CMS is a plus

To Apply

  • Please send your CURRENT RESUME and 2 PROFESSIONAL WRITING OR TRANSLATION SAMPLES to freelance@system1.com with the subject line "Social Publishing Mexico Content Editor Application."
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