Freelance Book Editor

Publish Your Purpose Press | WorldWide | 7 months ago

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Growing, fast-paced small business is in need of experienced editors. Offering flexible daytime hours and the opportunity to work from home. The ideal candidate is an experienced editor who can balance multiple projects at once, while providing exceptional client/author service.

Required Skills:

Must have experience editing books specifically
Ideally have experience in editing non-fiction books and/or memoirs
Strong written and verbal communication skills directly with authors
Ability to deliver feedback to authors in a gentle but firm way
Willingness to meet with an author on phone or video to clarify any suggested changes
Must be able to manage more than one manuscript at a time
Customer service is always the number one priority. We are a high touch publishing firm and our authors require (and often demand) a high touch experience.
A flexible schedule. Our authors are on all time zones, therefore, it requires some stretching within your schedule.

Next Steps:

You must complete this Google Form, https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdkPiiZJenM5CVulCq7qWfASBpzREmJZ3dzBiiwDUdGbUNrNQ/viewform?usp=sf_link

You must complete a sample edit of 8 pages, which can be found here, https://docs.google.com/document/d/1rvxvFAOff7gckerX9K77hZv80BA5OdCrBOWnBtVpe9k/edit?usp=sharing