Telecommute Production Editor

Job ID: Available for Members

Location: Nationwide

Compensation: To Be Discussed

Staff Reviewed: Thu, Jan 23, 2020

This job expires in 25 days

Job Category: Editing

Telecommute Level: Majority

Travel Requirements: Field Travel Required, Onsite Required, Some Travel

Weekly Hours: Full Time

Employer Type: Employer

Career Level: Experienced

Education Level: Bachelors

Job Summary

A science nonprofit publisher needs applicants for an opening for a Telecommute Production Editor.

Core Responsibilities Include:

  • Copyediting and proofreading manuscripts for electronic and print publication
  • Managing the production of assigned journals to ensure a smooth flow of manuscripts and meeting of deadlines
  • Working effectively with Editorial Committees composed of scientists

Applicants must meet the following qualifications:

  • Ability to travel outside of the Bay Area 2–3 times annually for meetings
  • BA/BS degree in the sciences, English, or a related field strongly preferred
  • 2+ years of experience editing and proofreading scholarly manuscripts with careful attention to detail and grammar
  • Demonstrated excellent editing and writing skills
  • Experience working with and communicating with academic faculty, preferably scientists or engineers
  • All other requirements necessary for this position