Copy Editor

Draft.dev
International
November 18, 2021
Apply before January 18, 2022

$35 per hour, 10–20 hours per week
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.
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.
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