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Editor - books and web contentBookmark This
Posted: January 02 2016
Company Location: Bloomingdale, IL
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: 2 Part-time, Paid
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DescriptionEditor will read manuscripts, sample chapters and book outlines from a variety of authors and writers with varying experience. Your job is to suggest revisions and to ensure the book is error-free and easy-to-understand. Specifically, this can include fixing grammar, spelling and sentence structure; streamlining; designing layout; and fact-checking nonfiction books. In order to meet publishing deadlines, keeping in constant contact with writers is often necessary so you can make sure they stay on schedule. You may also work with marketing, publicity and sales teams to determine the best plan for gaining exposure for the book. Review web site for errors, grammar corrections and overall sentence structure.
ResponsibilitiesEdit 1-2 books at a time on a per project basis
Communicate with Project manager on progress of the book.
Meet editing deadlines.
Some web content editing may also be needed from time to time.