• Full Time
  • Amsterdam
  • Applications have closed

Based in Amsterdam, Zoomin.TV is a thriving international media production company with more than 250 employees speaking over 30 languages. We’re looking for a:

Copy Editor to proofread our English language videos.

The ideal candidate is a detail-oriented, meticulous and organized native English speaker with an infallible eye for typos and a solid grasp on English grammar. Familiarity with video writing style and text over video pieces is a plus.

In this role, the copy editor will check text and subtitles in video pieces to ensure all text is well-written and logically structured, grammatically correct and without spelling errors. Additionally, the copy-editor will flag any fact-checking needs to the respective producers and assist the teams with publishing duties.

Text in our videos are written in American English, so proficiency in this style is key. Our videos are also directed at a younger audience, so the role demands someone who’s up-to-date with young and current language and slang and can look at text with a clever eye.

This position is based in Amsterdam.

Responsibilities:
Fact-check and copy edit scripts and all text for both short and longform videos.
Correct any and all grammar and spelling mistakes on videos.
Communicate with story producers and video editors across Zoomin.TV’s country desks and magazines.
Proofread final versions of videos before publication.
Assist with publishing duties for the English and USA video feeds.

Qualifications:
Native English speaker.
Copy editing and fact-checking experience.
Experience working with video style preferred.
Knowledge of Associated Press style.
Background in journalism and/or publishing preferred.
Familiarity with editorial workflow.
Excellent communication skills.
Familiarity with Content Managing Systems (CMS) environment.
Knowledge of additional languages a plus.
Ability to work in Europe.

About us
Generation Zoomin is both curious and brave. We believe that empathy is the future. Our mission statement? ‘Dare. Care. Share.’ We, like our viewers, are everyday heroes; ambitious world citizens and no-BS networkers, compassionate individuals who care about their world in a constructive and smart way. We engage with stories that bring change to people’s lives, focusing on producing inspiring, emotionally-compelling and empowering content.
Producing hundreds of videos a day in 22 languages, Zoomin.TV is the world’s largest online news video publisher.

Interested?
For more information please contact Bibi Nunez, Head of Content USA & Americas. Please send applications using the Apply button.