Editing Coordinator Job at Word on Fire, Elk Grove Village, IL

  • Word on Fire
  • Elk Grove Village, IL

Job Description

Editing Coordinator

Reports to Editing Manager

The Editing Coordinator I is primarily responsible for copyediting and proofreading resources from Word on Fire, including books, essays, video scripts, periodicals, and internal documents. The Editing Coordinator I will additionally format manuscripts, assist with research, and compile indices and text for various projects.

Location: Remote

Employment Type: Full-time


  • Copyedit and proofread Word on Fire’s books, journals, and transcripts

  • Format manuscripts to align with Word on Fire Style Guide

  • Enter, check, and organize content for the Word on Fire Publishing team

  • Compile indices, notes, and bibliographies for books

  • Review and edit digital copy released through Word on Fire, including text appearing in emails, blog posts, social media captions, ads, and websites

  • Review and edit on-screen video text, closed captions, and transcriptions for videos produced by Word on Fire

  • Compile text for various projects, including the Word on Fire Bible series, Word on Fire’s Daily Gospel Reflections, and other text collections

  • Assist with other editing and research work, as needed


  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in English, Writing, Journalism, Theology, or related fields, or equivalent experience

  • Strong familiarity with the Bible, Catechism of the Catholic Church, and magisterial teachings of the Catholic Church

  • Strong attention to detail, especially with textual content

  • Experience using Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft Word (including Track Changes)

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience in the fields of editing and/or publishing, especially with theological texts

  • Familiarity with the Chicago Manual of Style

  • Familiarity with the work of Bishop Robert Barron and Word on Fire


Word on Fire Catholic Ministries is a nonprofit global media apostolate that supports the work of Bishop Robert Barron and reaches millions of people to draw them into—or back to—the Catholic faith.

Word on Fire is founded upon and intent on prioritizing its Catholic religious mission and principles above all else. Word on Fire's religious mission may therefore require that it make employment decisions based on an individual's religion and adherence to the principles of the Catholic Church.

Employee Benefits

Word on Fire offers its team members a robust benefits package that includes:

  • Competitive compensation

  • Several 100% Word on Fire-paid insurance benefits: life, short-term disability, and long-term disability

  • Other insurance benefits: medical, dental, vision, HSA, FSA, accident, critical illness, and hospital indemnity

  • A retirement plan with a 3% target employer contribution

  • Generous paid time off and paid holidays

  • Paid parental leaves at 100% of base salary

  • Access to Word on Fire’s incredible wealth of content and resources and more!

Job Tags

Holiday work, Full time, Temporary work, Remote job,

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