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Script Editor


Headquarters: Missoula, MT
Must be located: USA
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We’re seeking an experienced full-time editor to contribute to SciShow, one of YouTube’s most viewed and trusted sources of science information.

Job Title: Script Editor
Status: Full-time, Exempt
Reports to: Chief Content Officer
Starting Salary: $35,000-$45,000; dependent on experience
Location: Remote in USA (Missoula, MT preferred)

Core Responsibilities include:
- Editing several scripts per week
- Pitching ideas for 500 to 2000-word scripts
- Assigning scripts to freelance writers
- Fact checking scripts to ensure 100% bullet-proof accuracy
- Occasionally writing scripts
- Maintaining overall channel and company brand
- Being thoughtful and kind

Ideal applicants will meet the following qualifications:
- An academic background in a scientific discipline
- Experience editing science writing for a popular, non-academic audience
- Familiarity with editing someone else's words in order to maintain an overall channel voice
- Experience finding and developing captivating narratives around scientific information
- Understanding of online media and YouTube
- Awareness of enticing titles without creating clickbait

Your work must be:
- Accurate and efficient with information
- Thoughtful and fascinating in narrative
- Witty in tone and voice
- Passionate about imparting hard science to humanity

If your experience hits these marks, then prove it!

Fill out and submit this application by April 28, 2019.

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Please ensure you meet geographic and skills requirements before applying.