Copy Editor
Charles Schwab - Austin, TX

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Job ID: 0507-13002



Charles Schwab has been a leader in financial services for nearly four decades, working to make investing more affordable, accessible and understandable to all. Driven by our purpose to champion every client’s goals with passion and integrity, we’re committed to providing an environment that respects and appreciates the diversity of our employees, our clients, and the communities we serve. Our goal, as seen through clients' eyes, is that Schwab continuously improves on being a premier financial service provider through best in class service, technology, products, people and advice.

Creative Services is Schwab’s in-house advertising agency that creates a wide range of client, prospect, and internal communications. Our work spans virtually every communication channel and is rooted in our deep knowledge of the Schwab brand, its purpose, and its many audiences. Our unique value: As part of the Schwab family, we have the access and know-how to grow client relationships, attract prospects, and bring products to market at two-thirds of the cost of outside agencies.

Brief Description of Role:
The Editorial Department reviews a wide variety of print and online material to correct any errors in spelling, grammar, punctuation, and legal and registered trademark usage, in addition to ensuring a consistent Schwab editorial style across the brand. Fact-checking and copyediting skills are essential, as members of the team collaborate with writers and clients to ensure that copy is clear and in the brand voice. This position requires exceptional attention to detail and the ability to work with tight deadlines. Frequent interaction with agency traffic, studio staff, writers, and other editors is required, so candidates need to be strong team players.


Candidates must have a minimum of five years of agency experience or the equivalent, and must have college-level English credentials or the equivalent. Ability to work both online and offline is required. We use an electronic workflow, so candidates must be comfortable with computer technology and editing online. Candidates must have outstanding written communication skills as well as mastery of grammar, punctuation, and style issues.

Success Factors Include:
Mastery of grammar, punctuation, and style rules, as well as incredible attention to detail.

Ability to multitask, work efficiently, and develop new skills.

Outstanding partnering and communication skills with a good sense of humor.

Solutions orientation that drives quality while meeting deadlines.


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