Telecommute Developmental Editor

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: Full Time

Employment Status: Independent Contractor

Employer Type: Employer

Career Level: Experienced

Job Summary

An independent publisher is in need of a Telecommute Developmental Editor.

Must be able to:

  • Coach authors on techniques for how to teach difficult or important concepts in their manuscript
  • Continually assess manuscript content at a high level
  • Manage the book-development process so that authors are completing manuscripts by due dates

Required Skills:

  • General understanding of technical concepts, software development, and current industry trends
  • 1+ years previous substantive editing experience
  • Strong project- and time-management skills
  • Excellent organization and multitasking skills
  • Must be proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, etc.), Adobe Acrobat, and other tools required in an online environment
  • All other requirements necessary for this position