Freelance Copy Editor

Compensation

: $38,496.67 - $73,240.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Printing/Publishing



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Kalo is not a freelancer marketplace, it?s simply a way to get on the radar of our partners, some of the most innovative companies on the planet. There?s no bidding, no public briefs. After you sign up, our customers will outreach directly to you if interested in engaging you on a project. This is not a job for Kalo. We provide a software service for our clients and by signing up with us, you can easily get on their radar.
Job Description:

Checking text to ensure it is well written, logically structured and in the right style for the intended audience
Correcting grammar and spelling
Ensuring the text is in line with the publisher's 'house style' - for example, that hyphens, capital letters and optional spellings are used consistently
Checking facts
Raising queries with the author
Being alert to any potential legal problems in the text, such as libellous statements or breach of copyright, and discussing them with the publisher
checking illustrations and captions are correct

Requirements:

1 - 2 years experience in a digital publishing
excellent written English, including good spelling and grammar
a meticulous approach work and an eye for detail
the ability to maintain high-quality work while meeting tight deadlines
a love of and feel for language
* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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