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Content Editor/Writer

Decatur


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COVID-19 VACCINATION REQUIREMENTS:

To support the health and safety of our employees, work spaces, and the public with whom we interact, the City requires newly hired employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or to have received an approved accommodation based on medical condition or sincerely held religious belief or practice. Please let us know if you’d like to discuss the policy or available accommodations before proceeding with our recruitment process.

 

Content-Editor Writer 

Reports:  Communications Manager/PIO

Hourly Rate:  $20 per hour

Work Hours: This position is part-time (not benefits eligible) with a maximum of 56 hours per biweekly.  Must be available to meet strict production guidelines.  

 

 

Summary: 

In this role, the Content Editor/Writer will edit and manage production of the city’s newsletter and special inserts including the Annual Report, New Resident Guide, Kids Activity Book, Emergency Management, Sustainability and others as needed.

 

 Responsibilities:

  • Reviews, edits, and proofreads content to be publicly published.
  • Reviews content for accuracy, providing corrections and suggestions to improve and align with City of Decatur’s standards.
  • Work closely with the Digital Media Specialist and Communications Manager to create content as necessary.
  • Organize, modify and update existing content / Edits existing pieces of content to optimize for  compliance.
  • Writes content as needed.
  • Provides responsive and timely feedback on status and progress of work activities.
  • Contributes writing and editing skills and expertise to assist members of the Community & Economic Development Department, other city departments and employees by assisting with copy writing and editing when needed.
  • Perform related duties as required.

 

 

 Competencies and Skills:

  • Strong attention to detail and highly organization skills required
  • Must have strong verbal and written communication skills 
  • Writing, copy editing, and proofreading experience
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proficient in desktop publishing software.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office.
  • Ability to learn and utilize the city’s style guide and usage standards.

 

 Required Education and Experience: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in English, Writing, Journalism, Communications, or any related field and/or 2-3 years of relevant work experience.

 

How to Apply: All applications must be submitted online at www.decaturga.com  

The City of Decatur is committed to having a workforce that reflects diversity at all levels and is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment, and employees are treated during employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, political affiliation or any other characteristic protected under applicable law.

Listing ends on:

11/30/2021