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Posted April 7, 2021

Freelance Editor/Proofreader – Scribendi

Location:

Remote

Description:

As one of our talented freelance editors, you'll have the ability to work from home while choosing the types of assignments that interest you and editing completely on your own schedule. You won't have any of the hassles of bidding or pitching to clients, and you will be paid promptly.


WHAT YOU HAVE
Standard
• A university degree in a relevant field
• At least three years of experience in editing, writing, document production, or language teaching
• Native-level English ability
• Excellent reading comprehension skills and the ability to follow written instructions and work independently
• Be absolutely fanatical about meeting deadlines
• An average editing/proofreading speed of 1,000–1,500 words per hour
• Microsoft Word 2010 or later
• You need to have a secure internet connection. This includes the following requirements:
o a private network (i.e., no public WiFi can be used)
o password protection
o WP2/WP3 encryption
o anti-virus/anti-spyware software (installed and regularly updated, preferably daily)
o firewall (enabled Windows Defender or other firewall software)
• Broadband/high-speed Internet access
• The ability to accept payments in US dollars
•Must not reside in the US States of California, Colorado, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, South Dakota, Washington DC, West Virginia, or Wyoming.

Preferred
• A graduate degree in a relevant field
• Access to additional word processing/document production software (e.g., Open Office, LaTeX, Acrobat, Final Draft, Publisher, PageMaker)
• In-depth knowledge of one or more style guides (e.g., Chicago Manual of Style, Turabian, APA)

HOW TO APPLY
Apply now: https://www.scribendi.com/apply
Visit our website: https://www.scribendi.com/jobs.en.html#freelance

Scribendi is committed to equal opportunity employment. If you require accommodation during the recruitment and selection process, please let us know.

To Apply:

https://www.scribendi.com/apply

freelance@scribendi.com

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