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Egypt Independent is seeking a new Copy-editor
Location: Garden City, Cairo
Compensation: Based on skills and experience
Egypt Independent, the English-language news website of Al-Masry Al-Youm newspaper, is looking to hire a full-time copy-editor. Candidates should by native English-speakers with a background in copy-editing, ideally in a journalistic setting.
The job will be based at our Garden City offices, so applicants should live in Cairo.
The salary will be negotiated with the human resources department upon hiring. However, the position has previously paid LE5,000 per month.
Strong candidates will be asked to complete a copy-editing test prior to an interview.
Please send a covering letter and CV to Ms. Heba Helmy at: firstname.lastname@example.org
— Edit articles translated from Arabic by our own translators
— Edit articles written by our own writers
— Check facts and clarify any points that are unclear
— Work with translators and writers to improve articles where necessary
— Where necessary, restructure and rephrase articles that need extra work
— Upload photographs to accompany articles
— Identify, edit and upload newswire articles
— Write one "staff" article each week, based on existing published material
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