Standards Editor

| Santa Monica
About the Standards Editor at Headspace:
Headspace is pleased to offer a unique opportunity for a principled, dedicated and detail-oriented editor to work closely with our Content, Design, Science and Legal teams to ensure high levels of excellence and consistency in everything we produce at Headspace in this newly created position of Standards Editor.
Working across the organization, you will be the final check on all of our publication and production systems to make sure our output is consistently in line with our full range of standards. You will work to socialize and communicate our formal publishing standards—working in collaboration with our experts in design, copy, meditation, science, and legal, and be the primary champion of these standards in all settings. Your keen eye for detail will be the final check on all produced work — including copy, designs, product and content — to ensure quality and consistency. You’ll have the authority to pause any item for release if something isn’t up to standard. This is an ideal role for someone who can work with guidelines and teams of every kind, and understands well the standards by which a company and brand must communicate and run. 

How your skills and passion will come to life at Headspace:

  • A copyediting professional and enthusiast, who loves grammar, style, the written word, facts, clarity, accountability and transparency.
  • A proactive, passionate articulator and stalwart defender of strong standards across the organization.
  • A skilled communicator whose diplomatic gifts makes it possible to provide feedback to both passionate creatives as well as growth-minded business units, while keeping all parties satisfied and moving forward quickly.
  • Comfortable reviewing work for standards across a range of mediums, beyond text. Highly responsive and flexible; able to review and triage various kinds of work in an array of formats including text, visuals, audio and video and in-app experiences, on deadline. 
  • Experienced in communicating well and providing reviews in Slack, email and video chat.

What you’ve accomplished:

  • A degree in English, journalism or equivalent with a minimum of 3 years of professional editing experience and proven success in an editorial environment.
  • Ability to thrive in a startup environment. Strong communication skills and the ability to be self-directed, or build processes from scratch. when necessary. 
  • A demonstrated ability to reflect editorial, scientific and legal standards in a position of review.
  • An interest in meditation, mindfulness, wellness and/or experience in editing scientific work a plus.

How to get started: If you’re excited by the idea of seeing yourself in this role at Headspace, please apply with your CV and a cover letter that best expresses your interest and unique qualifications.

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Location

Headspace is located in the heart of Santa Monica on Michigan and Cloverfield. Bergamont train station is right behind our office.
2415 Michigan Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90404

What are Headspace Perks + Benefits

Headspace Benefits Overview

Unlimited Time Off
Lifetime Headspace Subscription
$500/year learning and development budget
$75 gym stipend
Daily catered lunch and fully stocked fridge
Parking
Full Medical, Dental, Vision Coverage
Voluntary Coverage
Basic Life AD&D
Flexible Spending Account
401k
Commuter Benefit

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
$75 gym stipend each month
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Unlimited Paid Time Off Poilicy
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Parking
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
$500 Conference budget
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program

Additional Perks + Benefits

Quarterly Hackathons. Optional group meditations daily. Competitive salaries. Unlimited PTO. Daily catered lunch.

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