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  • St. Louis City
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  • Salary: Minimum of Hiring Range: $21.71/hour
  • Organization Type: Art/Culture

Saint Louis Art Museum

Copy Editor

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Summary: The editor copyedits digital and printed materials to make sure they adhere to Saint Louis Art Museum style guidelines and writes promotional and publicity materials.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Assist in the development, refinement, and implementation of Museum style guidelines.
Copyedit the Museum Magazine; Gallery Materials (including wall texts, object labels, maps, Currents brochures, and other associated materials associated with main and ancillary exhibitions, gallery rotations, and gallery reinstallations); and other printed materials produced by Marketing and Communications, Development, Learning and Engagement.
Assist the Communication Manager in the development of press releases and other press materials.
Assist the Communication Manager in the writing of some portions of the Museum Magazine.
Write copy for exhibitions, select events, and other portions of that are managed by Marketing and Communications.


Bachelor’s degree in English or a relevant related field required, including coursework in editing, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills and demonstrated ability to handle and prioritize projects and deadlines, maintain editorial standards, work closely with multiple departments, and exercise independent judgment.
Knowledge of Chicago Manual and AP Style necessary.
Proficiency with Microsoft Office programs, as well as with electronic editing using pdfs and website content management systems.
Additional Details

Minimum of Range: $21.71 per hour; commensurate with experience

Work Hours: Full-Time (37.5 hours/week). Benefits eligible on first day of employment.

Selected candidates will be required to submit to a criminal background check and drug test before hire.

The Saint Louis Art Museum is committed to building a diverse staff and strongly encourages applications from candidates of color.

The Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to treating all applicants and employees fairly based on their abilities, achievements, and experience, without regard to sex, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by law.