Posted July 16, 2020

Freelance Editor – Wordvice Editing Service




Job Description
Wordvice 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.

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

Indicate any periods of unavailability via our scheduling system

Reply to clients and answer any questions they may have regarding the document

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 style guides such as APA, AMA, MLA, and Chicago Manual of Style
 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 previously experience at a professional editing company
 Have an educational background or have experience in medicine, engineering, or other biomedical and natural sciences
 Be able to meet frequent deadlines
 Be passionate about writing and editing

 Freelance, part-time
 Pay rate: $0.015-$0.035

To Apply:

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