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Company Name Amnet Systems
Location Telecommute, **
Date Posted 16, Friday 2012
Category Editor
Listing Type Hourly Rate

Description

Amnet Systems, the U.S.-based editorial services division of Amnet, seeks North American freelance editors to help us with our growing workload of heavy, medium, and, sometimes, light copyedits of manuscripts by self-publishing authors. (If we think you're a good fit, you could have the opportunity to do other types of editing work too.) Topics cover everything from serious discussions of the Egyptian revolution to the latest teen romance.

Requirements
• Thorough knowledge of The Chicago Manual of Style, 16th edition
• Working knowledge of Microsoft Word's Track Changes feature
• An excellent score on our editing test
• Responsiveness to constructive criticism and ability to adapt your editing based on written feedback
• Ability to meet short deadlines (our average is twelve days)
• Respect for hobbyists and ordinary people fulfilling their dreams of publishing
• A sense of humor and an open mind

Bonuses
• Knowledge of other style manuals, including APA, MLA, and AP.
• Experience in the self-publishing market
• Bachelor's degree in English, journalism, communications, or a related field

Compensation
Varies based on length, the level of editing, and specialized content. When we tell you a project's available, you'll be able to review what it pays, when it's due, and what it's about before accepting it.

How To Apply

Email with the subject line EDITING POSITION. Attach a Word document or a PDF of your resume. Cover letter should be the body of the email.
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