Freelance British Style 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

Email to the address britishstyle@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

Currently seeking experienced freelance editors of British-English for book-length manuscripts.
Editors will be responsible for copyediting a variety of fiction and nonfiction manuscripts at the mechanical and substantive level.

Ideal candidates will possess:

Experience using the Oxford Style Guide; 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 britishstyle@amnet-systems.com.

Skills

Required - Fiction

How To Apply

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