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Copy Editor

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at
Company Location:
Chicago
,
US
Job Location:
Remote
Level:
Mid-Level
Pay:
$
35.00
(
Hourly
)
Category:
Editing
Posted on:
November 19, 2021
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Job Description

Draft.dev is looking for a copy editor to join the list! Draft.dev has a robust editing process, from tech reviewers to development editors to copy editors, to ensure that our content reaches a high level of polish before it is sent out to our clients.

Are you a detail-oriented, experienced copy editor? Do you have experience editing technical or otherwise complex topics? Are you familiar with following house style guides, as well as CMS? Are you a quick learner and adapt easily to new styles?

We're looking for a copy editor to join our roster! Draft.dev has a robust editing process, from tech reviewers to developmental editors to copy editors, to ensure that our content reaches a high level of polish before we submit it to our clients. Our copy editors ensure that every article has a final polish before our clients see them.

About the Company

Draft.dev is a content marketing agency focused on creating in-depth, technical content for growing technology startups. We work with subject matter experts from around the world to create tutorials, blog posts, and e-books for our clients. Founded in 2020, we're a small but quickly growing team of technologists, writers, marketers, editors, and designers.

We'd Like Someone Who Can

  • Follow a house style guide closely
  • Quickly learn Markdown or is already familiar with it
  • Edit grammar, capitalization, punctuation according to our house style as well as CMS and Merriam Webster
  • Edit complex technical topics
  • Regularly turn material around within 5 business days

Expectations

  • 3+ years of professional copy editing, preferably in technical or comparably complex subject matter
  • Know the difference between line editing and copy editing
  • 10–20 work hours available per week
  • Deliver reliably on deadlines
  • Be able to adhere easily to house style within a month
  • Comfortable in all-remote environment
  • Work directly with Draft.dev developmental editors and lead editor

Perks

  • Flexible hours, location, and (almost always) asynchronous work
  • $35/hour starting pay rate
  • Help shape the direction of a quickly growing small business and help our freelance writers improve their skills

Hiring Process

  1. Submit your application. We apologize for the inconvenience, but we are only able to respond to applicants we plan to move forward with.
  2. Top applicants will be asked to complete a paid trial assignment.
  3. You'll join a 30-minute intro call to learn more about our process and team.

Ready to Apply?

Questions? Email chrisl@draft.dev for more information.

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