Freelance Copy Editor – Finance Journals

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1 Jul 2022
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GW, a leading publishing vendor, is actively recruiting freelance copyeditors for finance and investment journals. Assignments are made on a project-by-project basis, and we have a steady flow of new projects all year long. This work is based on the Chicago style (the journals follow an individual style as well), so we need copyeditors who are reliable, experienced, consistent, and flexible. If that’s you, keep reading! Project schedules vary, but most projects require editing of 100-150 manuscript pages per week (at a speed of at least 10 manuscript pages per hour).

Your main responsibilities would include:

  • Correcting all spelling, grammar, and punctuation errors
  • Editing content to match Chicago and journal-specific style
  • Ensuring consistency in style throughout
  • Cross-checking all table, figure, and box citations against the actual tables, figures, and boxes
  • Ensuring all references (if any) are cited in the text

You would not interact with the authors.

Qualifications:

  • Experience editing textbooks or journals
  • Strong proficiency in Chicago style
  • Robust knowledge of Microsoft Word including familiarity with Track Changes and formatting tables and figures.
  • Strict adherence to meeting or beating deadlines. The editing stage can have an enormous impact on the entire production process, and we want to start each project off on the right foot!
  • Ability to work efficiently and within a budget. As a vendor, we must work within the confines of our clients’ budgets, so being able to work efficiently is key.

Here’s what gives you a leg up!

  • 2+ years’ experience editing finance and investment textbooks or journals
  • Experience creating macros or other automating tools

What’s next? Step 1: Submit a resume and cover letter. *Tip: To really wow the review committee, also include a list of clients and/or projects you have edited. Step 2: Complete our qualifying editing test (to be sent after step 1). All applicants must be located in the United States and Canada. COVID-19 considerations: Fully remote position

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