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Copy Editor, Global Production - RBI - Houston

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Copy Editor, Global Production - RBI - Houston

RBI's global production department is looking for a dynamic individual to become its Layout/Copy Editor based in our Houston office. 


We are looking for someone who has impeccable interpersonal skills, the confidence to challenge what is being said in the copy, and the ability to manage numerous projects at the same time. The successful candidate would enjoy a fast-paced role on a busy production desk, and have a keen eye for detail to ensure the highest standards of our portfolio are maintained. Keeping your sense of humor while working under pressure is essential.


The Houston copy editors form part of a 24-hour global production team that includes people based in London, Guangzhou, Shanghai and Singapore.


Key responsibilities:

- Edit copy with a particular focus on accuracy and the logic of the reporting, ensuring corrections are avoided and the copy is easy to understand.

- Develop the ability to determine whether the text of reports supports the price assessments.

- Edit copy according to the requirements of the business.

- Ensure style is enforced and legal problems are identified.

- Keep accurate and comprehensive records of editorial metrics.

- Complete layout tasks in InDesign to a high standard.


Experience Required:

- Bachelor’s or Graduate degree in English, communications, journalism, business, science or related fields

- Professional experience in a communications or publishing environment

- Expert user of MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel)

- Basic knowledge of page-layout software 

- Proficiency with the Adobe suite (InDesign, InCopy, Illustrator, Acrobat, Photoshop) is a plus

- Experience using content management systems (CMS) is a plus

- Knowledge of oil, gas, energy or petrochemical markets is a plus

- Candidates must be eligible to work in the US

- Bilingual in English and Spanish (verbal and written) is required

About Reed Business Information:


Reed Business Information (RBI) provides information, analytics and data to business professionals worldwide. Our strong global products and services hold market-leading positions across a wide range of industry sectors including banking, petrochemicals and aviation where we help customers make key strategic decisions every day.  RBI is part of RELX Group plc, a world-leading provider of information solutions for professional customers across industries.




RBI General Benefits Package

- 401k match of 5%
- 18 Days Holiday
- Paid Charity Days – 2 days per year 
- Benefits start the upon hire date
- Excellent OTE & Competitive Salaries


RBI is an equal opportunity employer: qualified applicants are considered for and treated during employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship status, disability status, protected veteran status, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. If a qualified individual with a disability or disabled veteran needs a reasonable accommodation to use or access our online system, that individual should please contact jobs@rbi.co.uk . EEO is the LawEEO is the Law Supplement

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