Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Editing Job Opportunity

This job opportunity comes from the Association of Writing Programs and Dr. Neil Smith here at SMSU. Please read on for more details:
Assistant Editor, Amazon., a leading voice in online fashion retail, is looking for a technically minded writer with knowledge of fashion terminology & a meticulous, uncompromising eye for detail to assist in the writing & editing of product copy for our web store. Job Responsibilities: write technical descriptions for apparel, shoes, & accessories under tight production timelines & in a fast-paced environment; write & organize brand biographies with each new season; organize information requests & daily product work lists; research & stay up to date on customs requirements & regulations for international shipments. Basic Qualifications: BA in Writing, English, or equivalent; knowledge of technical apparel, accessory, & footwear terminology; excellent writing & copyediting skills with applied experience in both areas; basic HTML knowledge & applied experience; impeccable attention to detail & understanding of subtleties within the language; basic computer skills & proficiency with the Microsoft Office suite. Preferred Qualifications: prior experience as a fashion writer. Submit your resume online: & e-mail a cover letter & 3-5 short writing samples to

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