A perfect job opportunity for a copy editor who didn't just start afresh three months ago:
The Washington Post is hiring.
Wanted: Skilled copy editors: The Washington Post is seeking energetic professionals with a passion for journalism and a commitment to excellence to fill copy desk openings in several daily and weekly sections. Successful candidates will have a minimum of three years' experience on a metropolitan daily copy or assignment desk, an excellent command of the language, solid news judgment and a flair for headline writing. Experience as a slot is a huge plus but is not required. This is an exciting time to join The Post, as we begin to reinvigorate our editing ranks, experiment with new ideas on copy desk structure and assignments and renew our focus on career development. The Post offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits. E-mail preliminary inquiries to Cheryl Butler, director of recruiting and hiring.Happy applying, and tell me how it goes.