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Friday, March 23, 2012

Math editing gig

Description:
Need experienced copyeditors for various assignments throughout the year as math textbooks (as well as textbooks in other subject areas containing math) are launched into production. Need someone with at least five years direct experience copyediting math textbooks. All assignments will require editing on hardcopy manuscript.

Location: Remote
Rate: $ 4.00 per page

Contact Name: Amy Rose
Contact Company: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Contact Website: www.jblearning.com
Contact Method: -by email
Email: arose@jblearning.com

Ed. reform curriculum job

Looks great...based in LA. Michele
http://www.indeed.com/viewjob?jk=3dd1bef6d9b9f333&q=K-12+curriculum+developer&l=new+York&tk=16ovj2k3j06a044q&from=ja&alid=b64cbf1fbf21a8d9&utm_source=jobseeker_emails&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=job_alerts

Thursday, March 22, 2012

Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Editorial gig

Description:

CambridgeEditors is seeking a Math/Science editor to join our team. Applicants must possess the following: an advanced degree (MA or better), a minimum 5 years of professional editing experience, and ability to edit pdf documents. General editing skills are a plus. Editors are asked to do anything from proof reading essays to formatting and citation work. Knowledge of different formatting styles is necessary, e.g. APA, MLA, Chicago. This position requires the applicant to accept some weekends/evening work. Please send cover, resume, references--roughly three in the field; years of editing experience and telephone number. Our pay rate varies based on the type of editing work.

Location: Remote
Rate: $ 30 per hour

Contact Name: Dr. Harte Weiner
Contact Company: CambridgeEditors
Contact Website: www.cambridgeeditors.com
Contact Method: -by email
Email: jobs@cambridgeeditors.com

Monday, March 19, 2012

Gig source

I think I shared this once before, but just in case...this has lots of virtual/freelance opportunities. I don't know what the success rate is in terms of getting gigs...but hey, it's worth a perusal. http://www.virtualvocations.com/

Michele

Sunday, March 18, 2012

Gig

It was posted March 8th...hope it's still open...but it looks like this place may higher down the road, too.
Work Type: Content Developers with Physical Geography exp.

Description:
Looking for content writers experienced in social studies development, specifically physical geography. Will also need experience in culture and history. Will develop lessons for middle school Geography text. If interested, must provide resume highlighting specific Geography experience.

Location: Remote

Rate: $ 75.00 to per $150.00 per page

Contact Name: Mary Beth Gasiorowski
Contact Company: Symmetry Creative Production
Contact Website: www.symmetrycp.com
Contact Method: -by email
Email: marybethg@symmetrycp.com

Friday, March 16, 2012

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Gigs

Curriculum Developer, Consultant
http://www.idealist.org/view/job/JMmG6wnZXHmD/

Associate Editor
http://www.idealist.org/view/job/fhKHcMFF7gBD/

Monday, March 12, 2012

Language Arts Content Writers (Remote)

IXL Learning is look for several freelance content writers for an upcoming Language Arts product.

The job description and link to apply can be found at http://www.ixl.com/jobs?jvi=oJy9Wfw6
Here's a link to their jobs page: http://www.ixl.com/jobs

You can address your cover letter to Kate Mattison, Product Manager.

Good luck!
Laura

Tuesday, March 6, 2012

Editing gig

Work Type: development editor

Description:
Rewrite the content of the existing book. Previous experience of writing books related to teaching English language skills such grammar, reading, speed reading and spelling is sought.

Experience with alternative methods of teaching English language in whole words is desirable.

Location: Remote
Rate: $ 30-50 per hour

Contact Name: Lenny Levin
Contact Company: Legend publishing
Contact Website: www.easyscript.com
Contact Method: -by email
Email: fastnotes@rcn.com

Thursday, March 1, 2012

Education Related Leads for Friday March 2, 2012

Hi,
Here are some leads for today:

Good luck!

-Beth

Education publishing conference of sorts in Washington...this might appeal to, well, perhaps all of you. Michele
http://www.contentincontext.org/

Editor for Educational material: Minneapolis area

This posting came in via email from a recruiter:


Our client seeks an Editor for Educational material. This contract will be 100% on-site in the NW Suburbs of Minneapolis. It is expected to start around the end of March and continue for a few months. Following are the requirements of the position.

• Revise, edit, and proofread assessment materials for various educational assessment programs
• Work jointly with other editors, content specialists, and company publications and professional staff on document development and production
• Develop and monitor systems to track work in progress throughout all phases of the document development process and assist with the management of document review and production of multiple projects concurrently
• Assist with client communications related to test and ancillary materials development
• Develop materials for and conduct training in copyediting, proofreading, and writing as necessary
• Three to five years experience copyediting and proofreading complex/technical materials required, editing of education and assessment related materials in a business setting preferred

• Candidates must be capable (& comfortable) working in all grade levels (K–12) and all subject areas (science, social studies, math, ELA) as well as other types of material (e.g., technical reports).
• Excellent proofreading and copyediting skills
• Superior written and oral communication skills

An advanced degree in Education, Journalism, or Writing is preferred. A bachelor's degree with commensurate work-related experience and skills will be considered, provided the candidate has a proven record of outstanding work.


If interested, contact:

Shanon McGraw

Recruiting Manager

Writing Assistance, Inc.

3140 Harbor Lane, Ste 130

Plymouth, MN 55447

direct: 763-551-0475

toll free: 877-392-9772

fax: 763-551-9767