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Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Freelance Journal Editor

Amnet Systems
Freelance Journal Editor
Amnet Systems, the U.S.-based editorial services division of Amnet Systems, seeks experienced North American freelance editors for book-length manuscripts from the growing self-publishing industry. Candidates who meet our requirements may also have the opportunity to work with manuscripts from academic and other types of publishers.

Amnet’s editors provide light, medium, and heavy copyedits and developmental edits. Topics vary greatly, but include business management, self-help, memoir, general fiction, and religion. All work is performed in Microsoft Word using the Track Changes and Comments features.
Freelance Journal Editor
Job Code: 004
Job Location:  Urbana (Illinois-United States of America)
Job Description:  If you are an APA freelance editor experienced in the fields of SOCIAL SCIENCES, MATH, and/or HUMANITIES, contact us at below address. Editors will be responsible for copyediting a variety book-length manuscripts and journal articles at the mechanical and substantive level and have experience using the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (6e); minimum 1–2 years copyediting experience; proficient knowledge of electronic copyediting in Word; BA/BS from accredited 4-year college or university.

Candidates will be expected to take a copyediting test.

If interested, please send resume and cover letter to the below address.
Functional Area:  Writer/Editor/Translators
Functional Role:  Editor
Candidate Requirement
• Bachelor's degree (English preferred)
• 2 years editing experience in a publications environment
• Thorough knowledge of The Chicago Manual of Style, 16th edition
• Working knowledge of Microsoft Word’s Track Changes feature
• An excellent score on an editing test
• Ability to produce thorough edits on short deadlines
• Flexibility to adapt work based on written feedback
• Strong attention to detail and to written directions.
Experience:  1 - 2 years
Qualification:  Graduate
Preferred Resume Format:  MS-Word

Amnet Systems
Sylvia A
110 W. Main St,
Urbana, Illinois
United States of America 61801
Phone: (217)954-0130

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