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Company Name Friends of Materials for the Arts
Location Long Island, NY
Date Posted 17, Monday 2012
Category Copywriter
Listing Type Hourly Rate


Friends of Materials for the Arts seeks a freelance writer/copy editor to update a curriculum guide that promotes waste reduction, reuse, and recycling in New York City schools.

The successful candidate will have 2+ years of professional writing/copy editing experience ideally for educational projects, excellent attention to detail, be a team player, and have the ability to work on multiple projects at once. An interest in environmental issues, art, and a thorough understanding of educational jargon such as the difference between a lesson plan, curriculum, and student task is preferred. If time permits, the writer/copy editor may be asked to complete additional tasks within the two-month project.

The curriculum guide to be updated by the writer/copy editor includes:

-Lesson plans and activity sheets for grades K-12 that comply with NYC Department of Education standards.

-Ideas for hands-on projects and long-term activities.

-Extensive background information on waste management and sustainability, including glossary sheets and additional resources.

Work on this two-month, 35-hour per week, project will begin immediately. The writer/copy editor must report to work Monday – Friday, 9 am - 5 pm, at our Long Island City office (33-00 Northern Boulevard, Long Island City, NY 11101).

How To Apply

Prospective applicants should email a brief, thoughtful cover letter, a relevant work sample (if available), and a resume or CV (Word documents, RTF files, or PDFs only) with the subject line WRITER/COPY EDITOR.
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