Copy Editor at CoStar Group (Richmond, VA)

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Copy Editor

Job Description

OVERVIEW

Homes.com (a subsidiary of CoStar Group) is a growing marketplace, reimagining the home search experience for consumers and agents alike. We are reimaging the Homes.com Network to efficiently connect buyers, sellers, and their agents. This includes giving agents innovative tools for growing their business and collaborating with their clients, as well as connecting interested buyers directly to the listing agent. 'Your Listing. Your Lead.' is at the heart of everything we do.

CoStar Group has 20+ years' experience in leading digital marketplaces. We are looking to add experienced copy editors to our staff to help build world class content to best inform consumers when they are looking for their next location to call home.

The Copy Editor will provide assistance with Homes.com narrative content, text, images, and other marketing materials. The Copy Editor will also be responsible to ensure we are providing consumers with consistent quality and feature narratives. Furthermore, they will be responsible for the collaboration with multiple teams of writers, designers, and marketing professionals across the company.

This position will play a key role with both the oversight and development of Homes.com products. The Copy Editor will understand the need for collaboration and teamwork ranging across multiple businesses within CoStar, providing detailed feedback and communication.

Core Responsibilities:
  • Review Homes.com narrative content on neighborhoods, parks, schools and condominium buildings, reviewing text, images, videos and embedded content
  • Edit copy for content, accuracy, and continuity; as well as for style, grammar, spelling and punctuation
  • Write compelling, SEO-friendly headlines; crafting concise, accurate captions
  • Collaborate with other Homes team members to ensure consistency of style
  • Develop standards and best practices for Homes content creation
Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Marketing, Communications, Journalism, Business or related degree
  • 3+ Years' experience in Copy Editing, Content Writing, and Copy Revision
  • Excellent writing skills; writing samples must be provided
  • 2+ Years' experience in AP Style of writing
Preferred Qualifications and Skills:
  • Residential or Commercial real estate or travel narrative experience preferred
  • Ability to work under deadlines without compromising editorial standards, thriving in a fast-paced, deadline driven atmosphere
  • Manage and prioritize multiple projects and deadlines
  • Experience in team setting and collaboration with a wide range of professionals
OVERVIEW OF COMPANY:

Founded in 1987, CoStar Group is the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics, and online marketplaces. Our suite of online services enables clients to analyze, interpret and gain unmatched insight on commercial property values, market conditions and current availability. Behind some of the most well-known brands in the industry, CoStar Group includes CoStar, the largest provider of CRE research and real-time data; LoopNet, the most heavily trafficked mobile and online real estate marketplace; Apartments.com, the premier rental home resource for renters, property managers and owners; STR, the leading provider of performance benchmarking and comparative analytics to the hotel industry; BizBuySell, the largest online marketplace for businesses-for-sales; and Lands of America, the leading operator of online marketplaces for rural real estate.

Headquartered in Washington, DC, CoStar Group maintains offices throughout the U.S. and in Europe, Canada, and Asia with a staff of over 4,300 worldwide.

WHAT'S IN IT FOR YOU?

Working at CoStar Group means you'll enjoy a culture of collaboration and innovation that attracts the best and brightest across a broad range of disciplines. In addition to generous compensation and performance-based incentives, you'll be supported in both your professional and academic growth with internal training, tuition reimbursement, and an inter-office exchange program.

Our benefits package includes (but is not limited to):
  • Comprehensive healthcare coverage: Medical / Vision / Dental / Prescription Drug
  • Life, legal, and supplementary insurance
  • Commuter and parking benefits
  • 401(K) retirement plan with matching contributions
  • Employee stock purchase plan
  • Paid time off
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • On-site fitness center and/or reimbursed fitness center membership costs (location dependent), with yoga studio, Pelotons, personal training, group exercise classes, as well as Segway's and bikes available for use during the day
  • Complimentary gourmet coffee, tea, hot chocolate, prepared foods, fresh fruit, and other healthy snacks
Be part of a team of professionals enjoying the opportunity to learn, do, and grow in a rewarding atmosphere. But don't just take our word for it -- see why our team chose to work at and stay at CoStar Group: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CVbJRnJ2sX0 .

We welcome all qualified candidates who are currently eligible to work full-time in the United States to apply. However, please note that CoStar is not able to provide visa sponsorship for this position

CoStar Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer; we maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing
More Information on CoStar Group
CoStar Group operates in the Analytics industry. The company is located in Washington, DC, Bethesda, MD, Richmond, VA, Philadelphia, PA, Florham Park, NJ, Boston, MA, Atlanta, GA, Hendersonville, TN, Tampa, FL, Miami, FL, Chicago, IL, Southfield, MI, Denver, CO, Phoenix, AZ, Dallas, TX, Austin, TX, Phoenix, AZ, San Diego, CA, San Francisco, CA, Portland, OR and Seattle, WA. CoStar Group was founded in 1987. It has 4600 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 91 open jobs at CoStar Group, click here.
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