Nov 21, 2017
Remote Work
Macmillan Learning is Hiring a Freelance Copy Editor

Company: Macmillan Learning – Posted by: Brian – Preferred job location: Anywhere

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Macmillan Learning is Hiring a Freelance Copy Editor

Job Description:

The Copy Editor position is a part of the Content team, which develops new assessment content at the high school and college level for a variety of disciplines. The Copy Editor is responsible for proofreading content and ensuring that the content meets our products’ unique and exacting style requirements. No subject matter knowledge is needed.

RESPONSIBILITIES
• Ensuring that each assessment item is grammatically correct and contains no typos or other language errors, and that each item meets the stylistic requirements of the product
• Becoming thoroughly familiar with the style guides and manuals that may be applicable to the project, and keeping oneself up-to-date on any changes that may occur
• Keeping detailed documentation of the changes made, and querying the content editors when needed
• Ability to commit at least 15 hours a week (hours variable)

QUALIFICATIONS
• Experience editing text-based content, preferably in an educational context
• Strong technical background, preferably in web-based solutions
• Possesses strong computer skills, including strong Excel/Google Sheets and Word capabilities, and proven ability to master software systems
• Possesses exemplary written communication skills
• Is adaptable, flexible, fastidious, and collaborative

EDUCATION
• Bachelor’s degree is required; English or other language arts degree is preferred.

ESTIMATED START DATE
• As soon as possible.

This is a contracted position; the successful candidate will be employed by Headway Workforce Solutions and will work remotely throughout the US.


  • Employer: Macmillan Learning | Salary: | Job Type: | Category: | Job source: | Job expires in 3 days or sooner.


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