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Copy Editor
Job#: 4100
Positions: 1
Posted: 04/11/2013
Job Type: Full Time
Location: Scottsdale, AZ
Department: Corporate
Category: Communications
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The copy editor updates and manages editorial standards across all publications, and works with writers to improve copy and deliver messages more effectively. Rather than basic proofreading, copy editing is focused on the quality of the messaging and ensuring that communications are effective and strategic.

 As a copy editor, you'll serve on the Communications “hub" and work as a liaison between departments to make sure we're publishing the right information at the right time to Go Daddy customers and employees. You'll work with Communications Writers every day to help them improve content and their writing capabilities. You'll also ensure editorial consistency and integrity across all deliverables and channels. The copy editor is an integral part of launching successful communications campaigns.

 In this role, you will:

  • Independently manage projects (both scheduled and impromptu).
  • Maintain 24-hour availability for known issue/emergency communications.
  • Mentor team members daily and help in team development.
  • Edit internal, corporate content. This includes, but is not limited to, product updates, company news and employee communications.
  • Edit content for Go Daddy customers. This includes, but is not limited to, help content, guides and tutorials, scripts, blog posts, customer emails, in-application help, and enterprise projects.
  • Write content as necessary.
  • Maintain proper “voice” for spectrum of content and ensure that messaging is appropriate for audience and deliverable.


Do you have what it takes?

  • Exceptional editing and writing skills
  • Outstanding interview skills
  • Demonstrated experience copy editing for a publication
  • Demonstrated experience consulting on editorial strategy
  • Strong decision-making skills
  • Successful project management skills
  • Strong track record working with writers
  • Familiarity with publishing tools/platforms (WordPress, Pages, Word, InDesign, HTML)
  • Comfort with managing multiple, aggressive deadlines
  • Comfort with the unknown
  • Rampant curiosity
  • Communications-related degree
  • 5 or more years of professional editing
  • 5 or more years of professional writing
  • Demonstrated success publishing content for diverse audiences
  • Proficiency in copy editing, adhering to editorial standards and working in a newsroom



As a part of Go Daddy's team, you help drive Go Daddy to its next level of domestic and global growth. From Marketing to Finance, PR to HR, our professional staff support and execute a successful business model that allows us to fuel success for countless entrepreneurs and innovators around the world.

Are you ready to GO with us?

When you GO with Go Daddy, you have the opportunity to be part of something special by making a meaningful difference in the lives of our customers. Their success is our success.

Here’s what you need:

  • Passion to contribute to a truly exceptional customer experience, no matter your job title
  • Understanding that innovation and creativity is a part of what we do every day
  • Agility and action orientation – we move at the speed of tech
  • Understanding of the privilege and obligation of being part of a team

Here’s what we’ll provide:

  • A fun, dynamic and challenging work environment
  • Formal and informal opportunities and support for ongoing learning, growth and development
  • Team building activities and recognition
  • Competitive base plus bonus incentive
  • 100% employer-paid medical, dental, and insurance coverage for all benefit-eligible Go Daddy employees
  • Three weeks paid vacation your first year of employment

Go Daddy has been recognized because of its outstanding benefits, compensation, unique perks, diversity and company camaraderie. Go Daddy was awarded the 2011 and 2012 Alfred P. Sloan Award for Business Excellence in Workplace Flexibility Honoree - Arizona, Iowa & Denver. Go Daddy is the #1 IT Company on Inc. Magazine's inaugural Hire Power list of job creators.

Go Daddy’s philanthropic work supports a wide variety of charitable and community organizations dedicated to causes including women and children, domestic violence, child abuse, teenage homelessness, animal shelters and more. Visit www.GoDaddyCares.com for more information.

Go Daddy is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

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