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2 months ago
Edanz is looking for part-time, freelance copy editors to join our Freelance Quality Control team. The position involves working from home, providing a final copy edit and/or proofread to a variety of STM documents, as well as providing feedback to our freelance field-specific expert editors. Minimum Requirements • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited, English-language institution • Native English speaker • Private (not shared) PC, using a private Internet connection • Previous professional copy editing/proofreading experience Preferred skills/experience • Familiarity with scholarly publishing • Editing certification (e.g., BELS, CIEP) Skills needed • Excellent English grammar and language ability • Good writing skills and a love of language • Highly organized, detail-oriented, and able to handle multiple priorities • Quick learner who can handle a wide range of tasks • Highly computer literate, proficient in Microsoft Office • Strong organizational and time management skills • Ability to work independently or as part of a team • Flexible - comfortable with varying amounts of work Hours Availability to work during Japan office hours (Monday to Friday 9:30-18:00 JST and/or Saturday) is desired. Applicants ideally should be available for at least 3 days per week on a regular basis. Members of our Freelance QC team stipulate a maximum quota of pages that they are available to copy edit/proofread per day. Contact us Please send a CV and cover letter with “Freelance Quality Control Position” in the subject line of your email to Luke Kenyon, Quality Control Manager, at Lkenyon [at] Be sure to include contact information for at least two professional references who are familiar with your work and can be contacted via email; applications without professional references will not be considered. Please understand that, owing to the large number of applications, unsuccessful applicants may not receive a response.