Copy Editor – Oklahoma Department of Corrections

Oklahoma City, OK • Full-Time Bachelor’s Degree Required

Salary: $3,958.33 monthly This is an unclassified position; selections will be made without the use of an interview committee per OP-110235 V.A.

Oklahoma Department of Corrections Unclassified Job Descriptor COPY EDITOR

Basic Purpose: Positions in this job are responsible for researching, writing, and editing various materials on behalf of the department.

Typical Functions:

  • Responsible for drafting press releases, interoffice memorandums, formal letters, and other written documents.

  • Responsible for verifying factual correctness of information

  • Checks text to ensure it is well written, logically structured, and in the correct style for the intended audience.

  • Proofreads text and corrects spelling, grammar, and punctuation errors in documents, PowerPoint presentations, and brochures.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Knowledge of English usage, including grammar, composition and editing techniques; of accepted styles for materials released to various media; of various social and web media outlets; and of the department's objectives. Skill in establishing and maintaining effective interpersonal working relationships with others; and communicating effectively, both orally and in writing. Ability to write and edit; gather and organize pertinent data; and to manage multiple projects and deadlines; and to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

Education and Experience:

Statutorily Required: N/A

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in journalism, marketing, or a related field and two (2) years of experience in a field related to writing and editing.

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