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Posted October 20, 2019

Freelance Academic Editor – Wordvice Editing Service

Location:

Remote

Description:

Wordvice, an international English editing company, is seeking qualified and experienced freelance editors to join our team of professionals. Whether a research article, dissertation, thesis, or admissions essay, we aim to preserve an author’s voice and underlying message while revising the more technical and organizational aspects of that author’s writing. To achieve this goal, we require outstanding and intuitive editors who are willing to work with us and grow to meet the specific needs of our ESL clients.

Duties and Responsibilities

- Edit and proofread academic papers, admissions essays, and other documents for grammar and mechanics issues and ensure natural language and flow of communication
- Retain original intended meaning while making revisions
- Write marginal comments explaining some revisions; include overall comment to the author
- Respond to order notifications promptly and meet order deadlines; if you have any difficulty meeting a deadline, notify Project Manager immediately and in advance of deadline
- Reply to clients and answer any questions they may have regarding their document
-Documents are from all areas of natural and social sciences; amount of work is determined by qualifications and editing performance

Basic Qualifications

- Native fluency in English
- Be enrolled in or have completed a graduate degree program
- Minimum two years’ professional editing experience
- Knowledge and application of various formatting styles such as APA, AMA, MLA, and Chicago
- Advanced proficiency with MS Word and its “track changes” feature
- Strong technical writing skills
- A keen eye for errors in writing

Preferred Qualifications

- Be independent and self-motivated
- Have previous experience at a professional editing company
- Have an educational background or have experience in medicine, engineering, or other biomedical and natural science domain
- Be able to meet frequent deadlines
- Be passionate about writing and editing

To Apply:

https://wordvice.com//career/editor/

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