As one of Scribendi’s talented freelance editors, you'll have the ability to work from home while choosing the types of assignments that interest you as well as editing completely on your own schedule. Our transparent, per-order pricing makes it clear how much a job is worth before you accept it. You can interact with both in-house and other freelance staff through our online forums, and you'll also receive incentives that can be redeemed at online retailers. You won't have any of the hassles of bidding or pitching to clients, and you’ll be paid promptly.
Working with Scribendi requires a moderate level of computer and Internet knowledge. You need to be comfortable downloading and uploading files, saving and finding files on your computer, transferring files, renaming files, and using a website interface. You should have a good working knowledge of the major document file formats and their associated software programs. Some ability to troubleshoot technical problems is also helpful.
WHO YOU ARE
A university degree in a relevant field
At least three years of experience in editing, writing, document production, or language teaching
Native-level English ability
Excellent reading comprehension skills and the ability to follow written instructions and work independently
Be absolutely fanatical about meeting deadlines
An average editing/proofreading speed of 1,000–1,500 words per hour
Microsoft Word 2010 or later on a secure PC (not Mac) computer
Broadband/high-speed Internet access
The ability to accept payments in your own account in US dollars using PayPal.com; please review PayPal's international payment network for more details
A graduate degree in a relevant field
Access to additional word processing/document production software (e.g., Open Office, LaTeX, Acrobat, Final Draft, Publisher, PageMaker)
In-depth knowledge of one or more style guides (e.g., Chicago Manual of Style, Turabian, APA)
ABOUT THE COMPANY
Founded in 1997, Scribendi is a pioneering internet-based language company that offers document revision services to clients in all sectors, including business, academia, and publishing. For 20 years, we have cultivated our reputation as a leader in the editing and proofreading industry. Today, Scribendi.com is a fast-growing, profitable online company with a network of 400 professional freelance editors processing hundreds of orders per day. In 2018, Scribendi launched Scribendi.ai, our artificial intelligence and machine-learning arm that works to create tools to improve our customer experience and enhance human editors’ skills.
Headquartered in Chatham, Ontario and opening an office in Montreal, we boast a collaborative corporate culture that encourages creativity and innovation. We value our employees and empower them with opportunities to learn and experiment with new technologies and industry best practices, ensuring that they continually build their skill sets and remain challenged.
We work hard but also emphasize work–life balance: we offer flexible work schedules, comprehensive medical and dental benefits, a wellness allowance, an employee assistance plan, personal and vacation time, opportunities to make meaningful contributions to the community, and monthly social gatherings.
This is your chance to join an energetic, motivated team and to contribute to rewarding projects in a dynamic corporate culture founded on flexibility and continuous learning.
HOW TO APPLY
Apply now: https://www.scribendi.com/apply
Visit our website: https://www.scribendi.com/jobs.en.html#freelance
Scribendi is committed to equal opportunity employment. If you require accommodation during the recruitment and selection process, please let us know.