CQ Researcher, a weekly publication based in Washington that produces deep dives on issues of interest to students, is seeking to fill a contract position for a proofreading chief. This role, a key position in our editing and production process, involves the following responsibilities:
• Proofreading every report.
• Working with fact-checkers and writers to resolve any factual questions.
• Providing clear instructions for our production editor to make necessary changes.
• Organizing the schedule for our three fact-checkers and generally supervising their work.
Schedule: Four to five days a week, three to four hours per day. The role routinely involves weekend work. We publish 44 times a year.
Skills needed: Excellent proofreading and copyediting abilities, strong organizational skills, the ability to work collegially with a wide range of people.