Virtual Freelance Copyeditor and Proofreader

Job ID: Available for Members

Location: Nationwide

Compensation: To Be Discussed

Posted: Monday, November 13, 2017

Job Category: Editing, Writing

Telecommute Level: 100% Telecommute

Weekly Hours: Part Time

Employment Status: Temporary

Employer Type: Employer

Job Summary

A general interest publishing company is seeking a Virtual Freelance Copyeditor and Proofreader.

Must be able to:

  • Locate and fix errors and typos (don't just query them)
  • Create a style sheet to outline your decisions
  • Use your best judgment to make the manuscript accurate, consistent, and easy to read

Applicants must meet the following qualifications:

  • Working knowledge of The Chicago Manual of Style
  • At least one year of experience copyediting or proofreading onscreen for a trade book publisher
  • Bachelor's degree, preferably in English or writing-related field
  • Successful completion of Adams Media freelancing test
  • Ability to absorb, follow, and refer to detailed Adams Media guidelines and instructions