Freelance Editor

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Amnet Systems
110 W. Main St
Urbana, IL
Posted: February 13 2015
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: 50 Part-time, Paid

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Description

Amnet Systems, the U.S.-based editorial services division of Amnet Systems, seeks experienced North American freelance editors for book-length manuscripts from the growing self-publishing industry. Candidates who meet our requirements may also have the opportunity to work with manuscripts from academic and other types of publishers.

Amnet’s editors provide light, medium, and heavy copyedits and developmental edits. Topics vary greatly, but include business management, self-help, memoir, general fiction, and religion. All work is performed in Microsoft Word using the Track Changes and Comments features.

Responsibilities

Compensation:
Varies based upon manuscript length, turnaround time, and specialized content. All editors have an opportunity to review the details about the pay, topic, and deadline before accepting a project.

To apply:
Email to the address usapplications@amnet-systems.com with the subject line EDITING POSITION. Attach a Word document or a PDF of your resume (with complete address). Use the body of the email as your cover letter.

Requirements

If you are a freelance editor with expertise in historical, regency, erotica, contemporary, scifi, and fantasy genres, contact us at usapplications@amnet-systems.com. You’ll be responsible for copyediting a variety of manuscripts at the mechanical and substantive level and have experience using the Chicago Manual of Style (16e); minimum 1–2 years copyediting experience; proficient knowledge of electronic copyediting in Word; BA/BS from accredited 4-year college or university.

Candidates will be expected to take a copyediting test.

If interested, please send resume and cover letter to usapplications@amnet-systems.com.

Skills

Required - Fiction

How To Apply

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