Posted November 4, 2019

Freelance Editorial Support Personnel – Edanz Group




We are currently looking for freelance editorial personnel to support our Author Services Team,
which comprises in-house staff in our Fukuoka office as well as team members in Tokyo and

Main duties and responsibilities:
● Assigning work to freelance experts by field of expertise, job type and availability
● Checking assignment communications are concise and accurate
● Raising any issues identified in assignments with other teams as appropriate
● Scheduling and conducting reviews of work prepared by freelance experts to ensure
compliance with Edanz quality standards
● Providing feedback to freelance experts
● Assisting in any other editorial team-related activities as necessary

The team member will be expected to:
● Work on their own initiative to resolve issues independently
● Develop knowledge of relevant policies and procedures
● Develop proficiency in the systems required to deliver author support services

Skills required:
● Experience of scholarly publishing and research
● Ability to analyze textual and numerical information accurately
● Excellent communication skills, ability to coordinate with internal and external personnel
● A proactive approach to problem solving
● Ability to work independently and as part of a team
● Ability to balance competing priorities and make judgement calls based on information
from different sources
● Good organizational and time-management skills
● Computer literate and comfortable learning new software and systems

Minimum requirements:
Bachelor’s degree with at least 2 years of full-time related work experience (copy editing
research papers or editorial support in a scholarly publishing organisation)

Desired experience/credentials:
● MSc or higher qualification prior to October 2019 or equivalent

About Edanz
Edanz provides high-quality scientific and biomedical manuscript publication support services to individual researchers as well as pharmaceutical and healthcare companies. For more information please consult the Edanz Careers page:

To Apply:

http://Please apply by sending your most recent CV and a cover letter with ‘Application for Freelance Editorial Support Role’ in the subject title to Geraldine Echue.

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