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Editorial Assistant Full-time Job

4 months ago Print and Publishing, Marketing and Advertising New York City   459 views
Job Details

Do you have a way with the English language? Even better, are you a grammar nerd with a desire to help missions thrive? If that’s a yes, then we invite you to apply for our Editorial Assistant role on the creative team at Sanky Communications.

The Editorial Assistant Will

  • Assist the Copy Editor with fact checking, editing and proofing copy for our nonprofit clients
  • Collaborate closely with the creative team, including copywriters, creative leads and other designers
  • Need to be flexible and able to thrive in a fast-paced agency environment with multiple deadlines
  • Know when and how to ask questions
  • Be active in learning to refine creative messaging for organizations ranging from animal shelters to social justice organizations

Responsibilities Include

  • Assist the Copy Editor in the management of day-to-day copy deliverables
  • Proof and edit as necessary:

○ Direct mail packages (Be able to adhere to traditional and not-so-traditional direct mail writing approaches while ensuring consistency with brand standards of our clients)

○ Social media marketing (Understand the character limitations of a promoted Facebook post versus a carousel post on Instagram)

○ Email marketing for nonprofits (Be ready to learn — or already understand — the fundamentals of getting users to open and respond to emails)

○ Assist in all aspects of content development and quality assurance testing for large-scale web projects (Be open to learning and evolving copy editing skills in an ever changing technologically driven environment)

  • Assist with small but important copywriting deliverables, such as an SMS post or Facebook fundraiser.

Desired Skills, Experience And Traits

  • A can-do attitude
  • Solid command of the English language
  • Self-motivated and able to thrive in a collaborative environment
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Google Docs
  • Stellar organizational skills with an obsessive eye for details and facts
  • Ability to pass a short proofing test to prove you’re the one for the job

Bonus Traits

  • Familiarity with G suite apps, Basecamp and Slack
  • Knowledge of multi-channel marketing and fundraising for nonprofits
  • Basic understanding of layout design for print and web
  • Ability to verbally communicate copy editing decisions


Sanky offers extensive benefits including health, dental, 401K, as well as a free Citibike membership and a variety of other perks.

To Apply

Tell us in one or two paragraphs why you think the Editorial Assistant position is the right fit for you. Please also include your resume.

Seniority Level

Entry level


  • Marketing & Advertising
  • Online Media
  • Non-profit Organization Management

Employment Type


Job Functions

  • Marketing
  • Public Relations
  • Writing/Editing
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