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Copyeditors, Proofreaders, Production Designers 🌎

Looking for: Copywriter
Budget: Negotiable
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The Scribe Concepts publishing project management network anticipates a number of opportunities for client projects in the coming months. We need freelance copy editors, proofreaders, formatters, and production designers to achieve our goals.

Our clients trust us to assemble best-in-class expertise for curriculum development projects. We knit professionals together remotely across time zones and backgrounds to deliver high quality work through every phase of the content production process.

If you are an independent contractor with expertise and availability, please submit your interest. A Google account will be required to submit. Qualified candidates will be scheduled for interviews and required to complete a short vetting task for the role. When selected, you will be virtually on boarded and required to complete non-disclosure and business agreements. Invoices for payment are submitted at the beginning of each month for the previous month’s work and are paid by direct deposit within 30 days.

Below please find general descriptions of the roles.

  • Copyeditors
  • Proofreaders
  • Formatters
  • Quality Control Checkers
  • Production Designers

Copyeditor

  • Address issues of clarity, consistency, accuracy, style, and formatting in adherence to client-specific style guide
  • Provide edits with “track changes” in Word, Google Docs, InCopy, PowerPoint, or Google Slide documents
  • Have familiarity with major style guides, including Chicago Manual of Style and MLA
  • Be comfortable using digital tools for markup (e.g., track changes in Google Docs, PDF markup, and commenting tools) and communication (e.g., Slack, Asana)
  • Mastery is not necessary, but ability to adapt to the tools used by clients is a must * Experience with educational curriculum publishing a plus
  • Must complete a vetting task in Google Docs and PDF to confirm attention to detail and editing skills
  • $35/hr avg

Proofreader

  • Address issues of consistency, grammar, accuracy, and style in adherence to client-specific style guide
  • Be comfortable using digital tools for markup (e.g., track changes in Google Docs, PDF markup and commenting tools) and communication (e.g., Slack, Asana)
  • Mastery is not necessary, but ability to adapt to the tools used by clients is a must * Provide edits via PDF, PowerPoint, or Google Slide markup
  • Must complete a vetting task in Google Docs and PDF to confirm attention to detail
  • $30/hr avg

Formatter

  • Check and fix editorial styles in Word or Excel documents
  • Transfer data from various Microsoft formats while ensuring fidelity from source to destination
  • Must complete a vetting task in Google Docs and PDF to confirm attention to detail
  • $25/hr avg

Quality Control Checker

  • Check files against a checklist or a previous proof to confirm it is ready to move to the next stage in a process
  • Review and edit file names to ensure adherence to established file naming convention
  • Manage and conduct file transfers, including confirming that all files are accounted for and correctly named
  • $25/hr avg

Production Designer

  • Lay out large volumes of pages for teacher guides and student handouts — consistency and speed are key in our workflows
  • Pour content from Google Docs or Word files into Adobe InDesign, and apply styles provided in shell files/templates or indicated on provided style guides
  • Update necessary content in headers, title page, etc.
  • Build book files with files in correct order with correct page numbering
  • Make Adobe InDesign edits as indicated on PDF proof markups
  • Export book files as PDFs using specified settings
  • Must complete a vetting task in InDesign via a shared Dropbox folder
  • $35/hr avg

Job Type

  • Contract

Salary

  • $25.00 to $35.00 /hour

Full Time Opportunity

  • No

Work Location

  • Fully Remote

Benefits

  • Flexible schedule

This Company Describes Its Culture as

  • Outcome-oriented – results-focused with strong performance culture
  • Team-oriented – cooperative and collaborative
  • Detail-oriented – quality and precision-focused

Are you looking to pay or is this a collaboration?
Pay to hire someone

Is this ongoing work or a one off job?
Ongoing work

How would you prefer to pay?
Hourly rate

What’s your hourly rate budget range? (USD)
$25-35 (Junior)

Do you have an estimate of the job or project length?
A few months

Are you a company or individual hiring?
Company

Do you have internal sign off on the hire?
Yes

Do you need to hire for a specific city, country or place?
Yes, they need to be at a location (give location in job title)

When do you want to have the freelancer secured by?
2-3 weeks

What is most important for this job?
Quality

How many freelancers do you want to contact you?
4-5

Do you have a job specification or creative brief?
Yes (please enter this in the description)

Does the freelancer need insurance?
Yes

Where did you find Twine?
You contacted me

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