Copy Editor - Prague - 18684BR

Moody's is an essential component of the global capital markets, providing credit ratings, research, tools and analysis that contribute to transparent and integrated financial markets. Moody's Corporation (NYSE: MCO) is the parent company of Moody's Investors Service, which provides credit ratings and research covering debt instruments and securities, and Moody's Analytics, which offers leading-edge software, advisory services and research for credit and economic analysis and financial risk management. The Corporation, which reported revenue of $4.4 billion in 2018, employs approximately 13,100 people worldwide and maintains a presence in 42 countries. Further information is available at www.moodys.com.
Moody’s Analytics provides financial intelligence and analytical tools supporting our clients’ growth, efficiency and risk management objectives. The combination of our unparalleled expertise in risk, expansive information resources, and innovative application of technology, helps today’s business leaders confidently navigate an evolving marketplace.

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Moody’s Content Solutions-Economics and Business Analytics, a division of Moody’s Analytics located in Prague, Czech Republic, is a leading independent provider of economic, financial, country and industry research designed to meet the diverse planning and information needs of businesses, governments and professional investors worldwide.

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Job Description

The Prague-based copy editor will work with Moody’s Analytics research staff in Prague and London, including those for whom English is a second language. The copy editor would make sure that written content is in standard, clear English. Responsibilities include copy editing reports and articles to ensure correct grammar, spelling, word usage, conformity with house style conventions, consistency, and timeliness.

You will correct all written work within the specifications for that format, generally electronic publications and live commentary on our websites, often under tight deadlines; review final proofs; follow daily priorities to meet publication and web schedules; follow company style, writing and graphics guides; and work closely with authors, desktop publishers and Production Services staff. Report to Editor, Office and Production Services, in Prague.

Qualifications

  • Candidates should be fluent in English as a first language with a proficiency in American and British English.
  • Bachelor’s degree in English, Communications, Journalism or related field; excellent academic record;
  • Relevant copy editing/ writing experience required.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel.
  • The successful candidate will be a skilled, motivated, responsible individual who possesses strong interpersonal skills and can work independently and efficiently.
  • Familiarity with business or economics writing a plus.
Moody’s is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law.
Candidates for Moody's Corporation may be asked to disclose securities holdings pursuant to Moody’s Policy for Securities Trading and the requirements of the position. Employment is contingent upon compliance with the Policy, including remediation of positions in those holdings as necessary.