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Posted January 9, 2023

Freelance Copyeditor – Kot Copyediting & Proofreading Inc.

Location:

Remote

Description:

We are looking for experienced copyeditors and proofreaders to join our team. The editor will typically complete one manuscript per week.

Key Accountabilities:
 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.


To Apply:

info@kotcp.com

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