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Editor, Compliance Risk and Diligence

Company: Duff & Phelps
Location: Reston
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Kroll, a division of Duff & Phelps and part of the Governance, Risk, Investigations and Disputes business unit, is the leading global provider of risk solutions. For more than 45 years, Kroll has helped clients make confident risk management decisions about people, assets, operations and security through a wide range of investigations, cyber security, due diligence and compliance, physical and operational security, and data and information management services.

Through a combination of in-depth subject matter expertise, global research capabilities and flexible technology tools, the Compliance Risk and Diligence practice of Kroll helps clients take a risk-based approach toward meeting obligations or remediating failures regarding anti-bribery, anti-corruption and related regulatory mandates. These include pre-transactional intelligence; vendor, supplier and distributor due diligence; vendor management platform; leadership/executive vetting; sanctions screening and monitoring; country/industry risk; and bespoke inquiries.

Our Editors are asked to be able to complete assignments with high levels of quality and within tight deadlines. If you have extensive experience editing business documents, you may be suitable for this role. This position is 100% remote: you can telecommute full-time.

At Duff & Phelps, your work will help protect, restore, and maximize value for our clients. Join us and together we'll maximize the value of your career.


  • Capable of creating and maintaining copy quality that matches company standards and meets deadlines
  • Review & Edit a high volume of due diligence reports, checking them for correct grammar, spelling, and clarity as well as sentence, paragraph, and document structure
  • Familiar with the elementary rules of usage, elementary principles of composition, and words and expressions commonly misused
  • Ability to give constructive criticism and feedback
  • Demonstrate a passion for helping people generate prose that is compelling, clear, and direct


  • A Bachelor's degree in English, Professional Writing, Journalism, Communications or related area is required
  • 2+ years of editing experience in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to operate efficiently under tight deadlines
  • Newspaper or magazine experience preferred
  • Exceptional skills in grammar, spelling, punctuation, syntax and vocabulary
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong organization skills
  • Knowledge of standard style guides
  • Self-starter, independent worker who will be responsive to our staff
  • Availability to work 40 hours per week with a 9:00am to 5:30pm EST schedule
  • Availability to work extended hours when needed

In order to be considered for a position at Duff & Phelps, you must formally apply via

Duff & Phelps is committed to providing equal opportunities in employment. We will not discriminate between applications for reason of gender, gender identity, race, religion, color, nationality, ethnic origin, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, age or disability.

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