Copy Editor


Morningstar, Inc. is a leading provider of independent investment insights in North America, Europe, Australia, and Asia. The Company offers an extensive line of products and services for individual investors, financial advisors, asset managers and owners, retirement plan providers and sponsors, and institutional investors in the debt and private capital markets. Morningstar provides data and research insights on a wide range of investment offerings, including managed investment products, publicly listed companies, private capital markets, debt securities, and real-time global market data.

Position Details

Copy Editor
Chicago Illinois
Chicago, IL

About the role:

This role reports to Ed Cavanaugh in the Fund Research Editorial Services team of the Copy Desk. There are copy editors in various countries. This does not have a matrix reporting structure. In this role, you will edit a broad range of materials produced by the Research group for use across the Morningstar platforms. This position is based in our Chicago office.

Job responsibilities:

  • Edit materials for consistency and correctness in AP style, grammar, spelling, logic, and content under deadline pressure. 
  • Help manage the editorial workflow through several content management systems. 
  • Ensure copy is formatted properly and meets Morningstar’s standards and style.


  • Excellent editing skills as demonstrated through experience and the successful completion of Morningstar's editing test. 
  • Ability to edit for content. 
  • Strong English-language skills. 
  • Strong organizational skills to manage workflow, multitask, take on new projects, and meet deadlines. 
  • Interest in investing subject matter; experience in editing finance or business copy is a plus. 
  • Bachelor's degree is required. 
  • At least three years of previous experience.

Nice to have:

  • Experience with InDesign, Excel, and basic chart building is helpful.

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