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Copy Editor

Freelance
at
Company Location:
Chicago
,
US
Job Location:
Remote
Level:
Entry-Level
Pay:
$
30.00
(
Hourly
)
Category:
Editing
Posted on:
July 13, 2021
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Job Description

Are you a detail-oriented text editor who can stick to a style guide? Are you comfortable working on Markdown? Do you know the difference between a copy edition and a line edition? Draft.dev is currently looking for a new standalone text editor to join the team.

Are you a detail-oriented copy editor who can adhere to a style guide? Are you comfortable working in markdown? Know the difference between a copy edit and a line edit?

We're currently looking for a new freelance copy editor to join the team at Draft.dev!

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.
And now we're looking for the latest addition to our editing team.

We'd Like Someone Who Can

  • Correct grammar, spelling, and punctuation errors, especially for ESL writers
  • Follow a detailed style guide and work in markdown format.
  • Ensure that final article is polished and client-ready, making sure formatting and deliverables are correct and complete
  • Promptly and clearly communicate with Draft.dev team members

Expectations

  • 2+ years of professional copy editing experience
  • Comfortable working from a house style guide as well as standards like CMS
  • 10–20 work hours available per week
  • Deliver on deadlines with 48-72 hour turnarounds
  • Adhere to and improve editing processes, style guides, etc.
  • Comfortable in all-remote environment

Perks

  • Flexible hours, location, and asynchronous work
  • $30/hour starting pay rate
  • Work directly with Draft.dev's Managing Editor for guidance
  • Help shape the direction of a quickly growing small business

Hiring Process

  1. Submit your application.
  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 karl@draft.dev for more information.

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