Senior Copy Editor

  • Content
  • Amsterdam, Netherlands

Senior Copy Editor

Job description

Who are we?

At Tiqets, we’re revolutionizing the way people buy tickets to cultural must-sees and attractions in cities all over the world. Our technology allows users to easily browse and book tickets in seconds, meaning quick and easy entry to museums, zoos, theme parks and more – simply by flashing their smartphones.


Job profile

As an English language grammar and punctuation wizard, you’ll primarily be ensuring our product copy is flawless. But you’ll also ensure everything from blog posts to press releases and tweets live up to your ridiculously exacting standards.

Requirements

Responsibilities 

  • Sub-editing copy details on both the CMS and live site, working to tight daily deadlines to ensure all product descriptions are well-written in a concise, accurate and informative manner - showcasing all relevant key details

  • Checking for accuracy of new copy against product images, checking for perfect grammar, spelling, formatting, consistency, etc.

  • Ensuring that all editorial content across product pages reflects Tiqets’ aims, values and house style

  • Maintaining and contributing to the Tiqets Content Style Guide

  • Conducting regular audits of the site to check for consistency and accuracy

  • Organizing Copywriter feedback sessions

  • Supporting Content Editors in writer development and training exercises

Skills and Qualifications 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism, English, Communications or related subject (Master’s Degree preferred)

  • 5-10 years of experience working as a sub-editor/copy editor or proofreader in an editorial or e-commerce environment

  • Experience with e-commerce (copy that sells) and SEO

  • Awareness of – and appreciation for – blogging and digital journalism

  • Excellent grammar skills and ability to adapt to the house style

  • Detail-oriented to the point of being fastidious

  • Excellent organization and communication skills

  • Excellent time-management skills

Bonus points

  • Sound knowledge of travel and tourism sector

  • Affinity for social media

What we offer

  • The chance to make an impact in one of the fastest growing scale-ups in the Netherlands
  • An informal atmosphere, with a growing list of responsibilities and chances to grow professionally
  • A great team of highly skilled and ambitious people
  • A competitive salary
Get in touch Are you the Senior Content Editor we’re looking for? Send your application via the form on our website. We look forward to hearing from you!