We are looking for experienced copyeditors and proofreaders to join our team. The editor will typically complete one manuscript per week.
Maintaining timely communication with management
Copyediting a variety of subjects
Attention given to small details
Adhering to deadlines and budgets
Providing feedback when required
What we’re looking for:
Must have 3+ years experience in the editing industry
Must be able to reply to emails in a timely manner during regular business hours
High proficiency using MS Word track changes
Able to commit to around 10-20 hours per week—when you work is up to you
Proven ability in creating editorial style sheets
Extensive experience with the Chicago Manual of Style
Comfortable using Merriam Webster's Dictionary
Outstanding proofreading skills with a keen eye for small details
Personal computer with internet access, MS Office, and Adobe Acrobat are a MUST
Critical thinking and researching skills
MS Word indexing skills are an asset but not required
What we offer:
Work from home
Recurring, stable work on a fixed pay schedule
The chance to work with industry-leading institutions
The possibility for advancement
Working with a supportive team that enjoys what they do
How to apply:
Step 1: Cover Letter
Write and submit a cover letter outlining your skills and experience. Ensure “Job #0109” appears at the top center of your letter and that it is addressed to the hiring manager.
Step 2: Resume
Please submit a resume showing your education/training, work history related to this position, key skills and abilities, as well as the tools of the trade you have access to, such as a computer, software, etc.
Step 3: Editing test
There is a short editing test that is vital in determining your suitability for this position. Only successful candidates will be contacted.