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Copy Editor - CCE 

Category Marketing  

The National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) is a not-for-profit, independent certification organization whose primary purposes are to establish and monitor a national certification system, and to identify those counselors who have voluntarily sought and obtained board certification. The organizational mission is to advance counseling as the premier certification body of the profession with a vision of enhancing society worldwide through quality counseling. NBCC and Affiliates is comprised of three organizational affiliates: the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC), the Center for Credentialing and Education (CCE) and the NBCC Foundation (NBCC-F).

NBCC and Affiliates has operations and partnerships in 40 countries providing certification, training programs and public mental health services through institutes and residencies. Over 66,000 Board Certified Counselors serve the public and advance mental health efforts across the globe. With a portfolio of nine credentials related to professional counseling, mental health, addictions, human services and career development, NBCC and Affiliates seeks to expand the professional capacity of counselors and human service professionals. NBCC is focused specifically on credentialing, certification and quality assurance, while CCE focuses on providing education and training opportunities and leveraging credentials to best serve communities. Additionally, CCE provides organizational management services for associations, boards and other management clients. The NBCC Foundation engages in capacity building, seeking to expand access to mental health services in underserved and never-served communities and increase the accessibility of high quality professional development resources for counselors.


The Center for Credentialing & Education (CCE) is a not-for-profit organization that provides practitioners and organizations with assessments, business support services and credentialing. Created in 1995 as an affiliate of the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC), CCE credentials nearly 25,000 practitioners globally in a variety of fields.

Essential Functions

Following is a summary of the essential functions for this job. Other duties may be performed, both major and minor, which are not mentioned below. Specific activities may change from time to time.

  1. Proofreads, edits, and assures accuracy and consistency in written communications (printed and electronic), including but not limited to printed marketing collateral, ads, internal reports, email marketing, web content, social media posts, and all forms, as assigned.
  2. Fact-checks all documents assigned for proofreading and editing.
  3. Ensures internal style guide and AP style guide are adhered to.
  4. When necessary, writes communications (printed and electronic) intended for public dissemination, including but not limited to conference materials, e-newsletter articles, announcements, and press releases.
  5. Works with individuals from other departments to ensure communications are accurate and reflect the intended purpose for which they were created.
  6. Participates in planning and development meetings as assigned.
  7. Other duties as assigned.

Position Requirements

What We Require

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Bachelor's degree (B. A.) in journalism, communications, or marketing from a four-year accredited college or university required.
  • Two to three years’ communications and/or marketing experience required.
  • Well versed with the Associated Press Stylebook.
  • Or equivalent combination of education and experience to be determined by the organization.


These are the competencies required to perform successfully in the position:

  • Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language, including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business correspondence, professional journals, or technical procedures.
  • Ability to write reports and business correspondence.
  • Ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand.
  • Ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
  • Ability to prioritize, organize, and accomplish work.
  • Ability to pay close attention to detail for accuracy and thoroughness in completing work.
  • Ability to apply knowledge and understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.
  • Ability to deal with problems involving several multiple variables in a variety of situations.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products, as well as InDesign.
  • Working knowledge of desktop publishing software.
  • Working knowledge of the internet and email.
  • Understanding of current principles affecting the internet and other electronic forms of communication.
  • Ability to learn and efficiently utilize the Samanage ticketing system.

Supervisory Responsibilities (if applicable)


Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Occasionally lifts and/or moves up to 40 pounds.
  • Occasionally required to stand or climb stairs.
  • Specific vision abilities required include close vision and distance vision, with the ability to adjust focus.
  • Regularly required to sit, use hands, talk, and/or hear.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
  • Teamwork focus.

Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Shift Days  
Position Copy Editor - CCE  
Close Date  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Req Number MAR-19-00001  
Open Date 3/3/2019  
Location National Board for Certified Counselors  
About the Organization
EOE Statement NBCC and Affiliates is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.  

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