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Writer/Copy Editor
Ref No.: 17-00094
Location: Salt Lake City, Utah
Writer/Copy Editor
SEARCH Group Partners, a premier recruiting firm, is looking for our client International Academy of Emergency Dispatch located in downtown Salt Lake City, UT.

An international 9-1-1 emergency communications education and standards-setting company based in downtown Salt Lake City seeks a dynamic writer/copy editor to join the company's communications staff.

Here are a few things you'll likely find yourself doing in this role...
  • Develop and write feature, human interest, and news stories and columns for a bi-monthly magazine, a quarterly newsletter, and other publications
  • Copyedit and proofread as assigned to assist the senior copyeditor
  • Ensure that all customer-facing content adheres to usage and standards instituted in the editorial style guide and is free of errors and typos
  • Work in collaboration with subject-matter experts to produce relevant, timely, accurate copy across several public safety disciplines
  • Assume responsibility for grammatical accuracy, clarity, completeness, appropriateness for intended audience, and conformity to established standard format guidelines

Here's what you need to have...
  • A bachelor's degree in Communications, Journalism or English (or related field)
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience
  • Demonstrated success as a writer and copyeditor
  • Comfort using AP Style
  • Relevant experience producing quality articles, columns, features, and human interest stories; technical or research writing experience is a plus
  • Good researcher and interviewer
  • Demonstrates excellent and diverse writing ability
  • Organized and pays attention to detail
  • Team player/collaborator
  • Idea generator
  • Manages time and projects independently
About SEARCH Group Partners:
SGP provides professional talent acquisition and consulting services. The services we offer include temporary, temporary-to-hire, permanent placement, executive search, consulting, interim management transitions, on-site solutions, outsourcing, talent development and human resources. SGP believes in and understands the importance of investing time into both our clients and candidates. We know what it takes to forge successful, professional, long-lasting relationships and partnerships. We represent an exclusive network of professionals and take the time to get to know every one of our clients and candidates personally.

At SEARCH Group Partners, we celebrate and support diversity and are proud to be an Equal Opportunity & Affirmative Action employer. In order to comply with federal regulations, we maintain records of the race and gender of applicants. For this reason and this reason only, we ask that you indicate your gender, race and ethnicity. If you do choose to answer these questions, this information will not affect your being considered for employment opportunities for which you are qualified.