Freelance Proofreader

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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 proofreading@amnet-systems.com address with the subject line PROOFREADING 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 proofreaders for book-length manuscripts. Proofreaders will be responsible for proofreading a variety of fiction and nonfiction manuscripts. We request applicants have a minimum of 1–2 years proofreading experience, proficient knowledge of Adobe Acrobat markup tools, and a BA/BS from an accredited 4-year college or university.

When applying, please include “Proofreader” in the subject line! We have multiple openings, and specifying which position is being applied for in the subject line is necessary for consideration of applications.

Candidates will be expected to take a proofreading test.

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

Skills

Required - Fiction

How To Apply

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