Kot Copyediting & Proofreading Inc. is an editing company delivering critical process solutions to a variety of markets across the globe. We offer an exclusively online service that allows us to reach markets far and wide with ease. It also affords the opportunity to hire remotely. We have been in business for ten years after starting from scratch with nothing but an idea and determination.
We are growing at an accelerated rate due to our unbeatable, affordable, and client-focused approach to business. We are continuously enhancing and improving our services to provide our clients with a one-stop, comprehensive editing solution.
Our science editing department is looking for an experienced freelance copyeditor to join our team. The position generally fills 10-40hrs per week. We are looking for someone for the long haul; this is not a short-term job or a position to learn as you go. We need someone who can hit the ground running. This position requires someone who is available all day (EST) to take on multiple smaller projects that require a fast turnaround. Evening and weekend availability are a definite plus!
Maintaining timely communication
Copyediting or proofreading a variety of medical and scientific documents
Adhering to deadlines and budgets
Providing feedback when required
What we’re looking for:
Must have 5+ years experience in the editing industry, specifically in the pharmaceutical/medical field
Must be able to reply to emails in a timely manner during regular business hours
High proficiency using MS Word track changes
Able to complete same day turnaround for frequent rush projects
Knowledge of AMA style
Outstanding proofreading skills with a keen eye for small details
Personal computer with internet access, MS Office, and Adobe Acrobat are a MUST
Problem solving and researching skills
Strong experience with scientific fact checking and referencing
What we offer:
The opportunity to work from home
Recurring, stable work on a fixed pay schedule (pay is determined based on experience)
The chance to work with industry-leading institutions
The possibility for advancement
Working with a supportive, energetic team that enjoys what they do
Still interested? Great! We would love to hear from you. See below for the instructions on how to apply.
Thanks for checking out our posting. Now, let’s get started!
How to apply:
Step 1: Cover Letter
Write and submit a cover letter outlining your skills and experience in relation to why you are the best fit for the job. Please include your work highlights, demonstrated communication ability, formal/informal training, and what sets you apart. For your application to be considered, please ensure that you include “contract #1016” at the top center of your letter and that it is addressed to Benjamin Kot.
Step 2: Resume
Please submit a resume showing your education/training, work history related to this position, key skills and abilities, as well as the tools of the trade you have access to, such as a computer, software, etc.
Step 3: Editing test
There is a short editing test that is vital in determining your suitability for this position. Our clients demand the best and we deliver. The test shows us what level you are operating at. Instructions are included with the test, which will be sent to you after you apply. Only successful candidates will be contacted after test completion.
Application deadline: 2020-07-03
Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Freelance
Salary: $20,000.00 - $40,000.00 per year
- Proofreading: 5 years (Required)
- Copy Editing: 5 years (Required)
- Bachelor's Degree (Required)