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


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.

• 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

• 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

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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