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Proofreader / Content Editor (Part-Time)

Permanent employee, Part-time · Munich

About us
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At InterNations, we’re dedicated to making expat life a great experience! With more than 3 million members in 420 cities around the world, regular local events, interest-based groups, and useful information, InterNations is the biggest global network for people who live and work abroad. What started as an idea over ten years ago is now changing the lives of expats and global minds around the world each and every day. With a team from around 40 countries, we believe in the benefits of international experience, cultural exchange, and the power of bringing people together. Together we’re constantly growing and learning, coming up with new ways for our members to feel more at home, meet other international people, and enjoy their stay abroad.

We offer:
  • 28 paid vacation days + special paid leave
  • conveniently located office
  • regular team events and trips
  • Albatross Membership for team members and their partners
  • XING Premium membership
  • training sessions, team library, cross-departmental projects & exchanges
  • support with visa application
  • in-house yoga and German classes, discounts for gyms and a tae kwon do studio

At InterNations, you’ll be working in a friendly atmosphere geared to bring out your creativity and independence. With our flat organizational structure, you’ll have a lot of room to pursue your own ideas. If you’re a working parent, you’ll find the flexibility you need to support your work-life balance. Start your work week off on the right foot with a weekly team breakfast and get your creative juices going with a free flow of coffee. When inspiration strikes, bounce around new ideas over a game of table football. And as we value building strong connections between our team members, you can look forward to a regular lunch lottery, language tandems, and an annual team-building activity.
About the Role
Can you not help spotting mistakes in everything you read? Do you have to fight the temptation to correct your friends and colleagues when they misplace an apostrophe or comma? We are looking for a new team member to join our Content & Communications Department on a part-time basis (20 hours per week) as a maternity leave cover, initially limited to one year. As a Proofreader / Content Editor, you will work closely together with our Content & Communications Managers to make sure all the content we produce is in line with our style guidelines. So if you have excellent written English skills, would like to work in an international team, and want to put that eagle eye to good use, we would love to hear from you!

As a Proofreader / Content Editor at InterNations, you will:
  • proofread and edit documents for various departments and external audiences
  • work closely together with other departments to make sure we are communicating in a clear and effective way
  • gain very detailed knowledge of our company style guide
  • make sure all written material follows these style guidelines
  • shape how our brand is perceived through how we communicate

You meet the following requirements:
  • very high attention to detail and experience proofreading
  • excellent written English skills (native speaker or similar level)
  • knowledge of US English is a plus
  • ability to maintain a consistent style of writing and tone of voice across all our written communication
  • reliability and ability to multi-task, prioritize, and organize your workflow
  • ability to prioritize the InterNations style of writing above your own
  • experience writing for an international audience
  • a love of consistent capitalization, the em dash, and the Oxford comma

Are you the right one for the job?
Then send us your application (CV and cover letter) today!

Your Application to InterNations

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