WRITER/COPY EDITOR

Off The Cuff is looking for dedicated and committed individuals to edit our written content. Copy Editors will be editing for both technical and stylistic matters, including but not limited to: grammar, punctuation, clarity, and fluidity. Writers and editors engage in direct communication with each other, and articles will be expected to go through at least two rounds of editing before publication online or in-print. Editors will also be proofing online content for typos and/or awkward formatting. If you would like to apply for both writer and editor positions, please submit both applications. 
 
To be considered for this position, please answer the following questions in an email to applications.offthecuffmag@gmail.com by Friday, September 16th:
 
Name:
Preferred Pronouns:
BU Email Address:
Year:
Major:
 
  1. Please list any prior experience you have with writing (current/past jobs, internships, relevant classes, etc): 
  2. If applicable, attach a portfolio or link to blog/website: 
  3. What is your favorite publication and why?
In addition to answering these questions, please do the following:
  1. Submit at least one writing sample between 250 and 1,000 words (multiple writing samples are welcomed but not required)

 

Once your application is received, you will be emailed 1-2 writing samples to edit in order to assess your skills. 
 
*Please format the subject line of your email as Copy Editor - First Name Last Name
(It is very important that you enter this exact subject line or your application may not be received correctly).