Editor Cover Letter

Editors are in charge for coordinating and reviewing content for a publication or a website. There are different types of editors, including copy editors, executive editors, assistant editors, publication assistants, and managing editors. Specific job duties include: reading content, identifying errors, collaborating with writers, verifying facts, contacting writer sources, rewriting copy, creating page layouts, setting writing standards, checking if articles follow style guide, and suggesting changes.

Based on our collection of Editor cover letters, the most important skills for this job are:

  • Excellent writing and grammar skills
  • Creativity
  • Proofreading skills
  • Deadline orientation
  • Attention to details and accuracy
  • Organizational skills
  • Multitasking
  • Observation spirit
  • Research skills
  • Computer proficiency and fast typing

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Dear Mr. Bernadino:

Upon review of your posting for a new Editor to join your team, I hastened to submit the enclosed resume for your consideration. As an accomplished and detail-driven editor with extensive experience producing compelling, flawless content for a variety of publications and communication vehicles while managing support staff and ensuring adherence to production schedules, I feel confident that I could vastly exceed your expectations for this role.

My background in editing creative and compelling articles on a variety of subjects—such as arts, news, culture, sports, and business—prepares me to substantially impact your organization. With my history of success in meeting deadlines and working effectively with peers and senior management, along with my ability to cultivate strong relationships to encourage future connections and stimulate ideas, I am ready to extend my record of editing accomplishments to your company.

Highlights of my experience include the following…

  • Producing and editing comprehensive, fresh content while gaining professional training in diverse computer programs such as InDesign, Photoshop, and HTML to facilitate expansion into new media.
  • Employing exceptional editing skills to generate error-free copy, ensuring expeditious delivery from writing to publication.
  • Motivating and leading editorial support teams to ensure on-time and top-quality products while driving strict adherence to style guidelines and grammar rules.
  • Developing trusting and lasting connections with peers, publication management teams, and community members to facilitate future partnerships.

With my expertise in developing and editing original content, combined with my outstanding interpersonal skills and commitment to exploring innovative story ideas and comprehensive topic coverage, I am positioned to significantly benefit your team at Pagoda. I look forward to discussing my qualifications in more detail.

Thank you for your consideration.

Sincerely,

William S. Gallegos