Editorial Assistant

Presence - St. Petersburg, Florida - Full time

We are seeking an Editorial Assistant to oversee written content production for our blog and website. In addition to producing their own original content, the Editorial Assistant will support a team of remote freelance writers through copyediting and monthly pitch meetings. They will work closely with the other members of the marketing team as well as the campus development team to develop relevant and inspiring content for student affairs professionals.

About You

  • You have experience writing original work and copyediting others’ work
  • You have a keen eye for detail and catch things that your Grammarly extension misses
  • You have a passion for storytelling and are interested in producing useful, entertaining content
  • Who gives a damn about an Oxford comma? You do.
  • You’re mentally editing this listing *right now*


  • Running the day-to-day management of the Presence blog, including:
  • Coordinating and leading monthly pitch meetings for the freelance writers team
  • Writing approximately 4 blog posts per month (we average around 1,200 words per blog post)
  • Editing and providing structural guidance for the freelance writers’ drafts
  • Formatting blog posts in Wordpress for publishing
  • Supporting the Marketing Team in other writing projects


  • You’ve published your own original content, either online or in print
  • You have experience editing the work of your fellow writers, from big picture edits to small copy-level details
  • You’re comfortable using digital tools to manage your work

Compensation: This full-time role starts at $40,000, with the potential for future growth.

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Experience Level

Mid Level


Created by former practitioners, Presence helps Universities & Colleges create better communities, campus cultures, and student experiences through modern web tools that help them simplify processes, understand involvement data, increase engagement, and measure student learning.

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