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Dec 15, 2016
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Manning Publications Co. is Hiring Freelance Developmental Editors

Company: Manning Publications Co. – Posted by: Brian Scott (Admin) – Preferred job location: Anywhere

Manning Publications Co. is Hiring Freelance Developmental Editors

Job Description:

Manning Publications Co., a leading publisher of computer books, is looking for Freelance Developmental Editors to work directly with book authors in order to produce top-notch manuscripts on schedule.

This position is best suited for editors who can masterfully recognize and verbalize weak points in a manuscript’s coherency and writing, embrace a coaching/mentoring role with authors, interact diplomatically with authors, and meet deadlines.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Candidates must have strong knowledge of software principles and technologies.
  • Educate authors on methods to convey complicated or vital concepts in their manuscript.
  • Determine ways for authors to strengthen organization, presentation, understanding, and the importance to the book’s designated reader.
  • Regularly evaluate manuscript content at a high level.
  • Oversee the book-development process so that authors finish their manuscripts by deadlines.
  • Make sure manuscripts stick to Manning’s writing guidelines.
  • Offer project status and content reviews to editorial staff.

(This position does not require copy editing duties)

Developmental Editors can work remotely from home. The is part-time work, averaging 15-20 hours weekly.

Compensation: discussed with qualified applicants.

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