Copy Editor


With individual and organizational members worldwide, ASQ has the reputation and reach to bring together quality champions who transform the world’s organizations and communities to meet tomorrow’s critical challenges. We provide training, professional certifications, knowledge, and connections to our network of members in the global community. ASQ is a global organization with members in more than 130 countries. Headquartered in Milwaukee, WI, we also operate centers in Mexico, China, and the Middle East. Our Society consists of member-led communities that help members connect with other quality professionals and practitioners, advance their knowledge and careers, and grow as thought leaders. At ASQ Headquarters, we create the tools and resources and provide the support necessary to help our member leaders continue offering these opportunities. Our magazine Quality Progress, online video series ASQTV, library of quality resources, and international conferences are all examples of the resources we provide and the chances you have to make a meaningful impact and deliver value to our members and customers. When you join the staff at ASQ, you join a group of people who are passionate about quality and excellence and persistently committed to fulfilling ASQ’s mission across the globe. And because we understand the incredible role you play in helping us make ASQ’s mission a reality, we’re also committed to making an investment in you.

Position Details

Copy Editor
Southeast Wisconsin
Milwaukee, WI


This position provides copyediting services that drive results while adhering to brand standards.


  • Copyedits all print and Web-based materials, including brochures, flyers, newsletters, journals, programs, internal communications, and other documents, as requested.
  • Eliminates grammatical problems and tense and usage errors; incorrect word division, punctuation, and spacing (vertical and horizontal); and typographical errors. Checks for missing copy. Rewrites and reformats as requested or needed.
  • Maintains an ASQ style guide to ensure copy is written in accordance with the style guide.
  • Corrects inconsistencies in style or content, adhering to ASQ guidelines, ASQ brand, and current reference manuals.
  • Verifies accuracy of names, titles, organizations, and other data. Serves as resource person for ASQ staff regarding style information; assist in training when necessary. Responsibility for training organization around best practices & updating ASQ’s Brand book & Style Guide. Conducts training sessions with ASQ staff as a proactive approach. Presents at new hire orientation.
  • Maintains sequence/flow of projects to sustain schedules.
  • All other duties as assigned.


  • A bachelor's degree in English, journalism, or related field required.


  • Minimum of up to 3 years of copyediting and proofreading in a graphics or publishing environment required. 
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Suite, especially PowerPoint, required.

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