Remote Copy Editor and Proofreader

Job ID: Available for Members

Location: Nationwide

Compensation: To Be Discussed

Staff Reviewed: Thu, Jul 18, 2019

Job Category: Editing

Telecommute Level: 100% Telecommute

Travel Requirements: No Travel

Weekly Hours: Flexible

Employment Status: Independent Contractor

Employer Type: Employer

Career Level: Experienced

Job Summary

A privately-held independent publishing company is in need of a Remote Copy Editor and Proofreader.

Core Responsibilities Include:

  • Reading, reviewing, and editing manuscripts
  • Editing copy to improve clarity and ensuring content accessibility
  • Verifying terms, sources, and URLs using standard reference resources

Qualifications Include:

  • Expertise with standard editorial concepts, practices, and procedures
  • Basic familiarity with technical and computer terms
  • Familiarity with The Chicago Manual of Style, 17th edition
  • Ability to work with internal style guides
  • Ability to create project-specific stylesheets
  • Flexibility, creativity, and the ability to communicate well