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Posted January 14, 2022

Freelance Copy Editor – Ivey Business School, Ivey Publishing

Location:

Remote

Description:

Ivey Publishing provides business cases with a global perspective. Clear and concise Ivey cases are lauded by academics for meeting the rigorous demands of management education by responding to the needs of business and society.

PRIMARY OBJECTIVE:
Editors help ensure that our cases are clear, concise, and of the highest quality. Editors perform the following tasks to ensure structural, stylistic, and copy quality:
• Adherence to CMOS17, Oxford Canadian Dictionary, etc.
• Line edit and correct errors in spelling, punctuation, and syntax
• Revise for clarity, concision, and consistency
• Check for reproduction quality
• Verify facts, dates, and statistics using standard reference sources
• List permissions needed and provide assistance to ensure copyright law is respected

KEY RESULT AREAS:
• Assess quality of the material and determine appropriate editorial intervention.
• Review documents and ensure all are consistent, correct and the content, language, style, and layout adhere to spelling, grammar, and style guides.
• Review documents to ensure correctness, consistency, accuracy and completeness.
• Assess and shape material to improve organization, clarify meaning, improve flow, and smooth language.
• Recognize and recommend changes or clarification for issues of questionable accuracy, inadequate research or unclear meaning.

REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
• Graduate degree (e.g., English) in a directly related field is strongly preferred.
• Five years of experience in an editing capacity preferred.
• English language proficiency is a must.
• Advanced computer skills in Microsoft.
• A high degree of attention to quality and detail.
• Ability to prioritize work autonomously.
• Excellent reading comprehension skills.
• Excellent knowledge of grammar, spelling, and language rules.
• Knowledge of copyright law.
• Experience with works in area of business would be an asset.

Paid per hour/as-needed basis

Qualified candidates should forward applications to: publishcases@ivey.ca. Only successful candidates will be contacted.

To Apply:

publishcases@ivey.ca

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