Proofreader

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Reston
,
VA
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Why You Want To Work Here

We are an international nonprofit know for writing and publishing educational guidebooks for higher education assessments. We are looking for a detail-oriented Proofreader to join our team during our upcoming book cycle lasting through early 2023. Our ideal candidate is meticulous in reviewing copy, noting errors such as punctuation, spelling, and word usage, and knows how to check statements for accuracy.
 

Responsibilities of the Proofreader:

  • Proofread digital content on an online platform
  • Review book copy and digital copy for grammar, spelling, and style
  • Fact-check dates and other statements for accuracy
  • Confirm mathematical equations and match equation styles
  • Make corrections and suggest edits to the document
  • Meet proofreading deadlines
 

Requirements of the Proofreader:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in relevant experience
  • 1+ year of previous experience proofreading books through pre-manuscript/post-manuscript/publishing cycle 
  • Ability to flexibly work between 10-35 hours per week depending on deadlines
  • Ability to commit to the entire lifecycle of book publishing (until March 2023)
  • Familiarity with proofreading mathematical texts and equations
  • Deadline oriented
  • Familiarity with AP and other style guides
  • Fact-checking and research expertise
  • Excellent grammar and communication skills

Proofreader
Remote
Flexible schedule, 10-35 hours per week
Project lasting until March 2023
$20-30/hr
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