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Monday, March 4, 2013

Editor, education manuals

The contact information is way at the bottom of the announcement. Michele

 Editor for a client's education manuals  
The candidate must be able to:

Adapt to changes of schedules, guidelines, and processes

Communicate effectively with individuals, in writing and by phone and webex

Contribute to maintenance of the Client's Terms Database and Editorial Sourcebook

Maintain records of all of his or her editorial activities (projects, timelines, hours, and so on) and report to the managing editor as requested

Edit and, as needed, revise and rewrite copy to improve readability, usability, and instructional effectiveness and to align with the client's standards and guidelines

Detect and correct errors in spelling, punctuation, and syntax

Explain editorial decisions

Education and Experience Requirements

Bachelor's Degree in English, linguistics, or a related discipline (Master's Degree preferred)

Professional training and experience in technical communication and in instructional design or curriculum development

In-depth knowledge of the grammar and structure of the English language

Experience with current language-related and instruction-related issues, such as minimalism, readability, usability, online delivery, and writing for non-native English speakers and for translation

Proficiency in oral and written communication and in working independently and as a member of a team

Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Outlook, and Adobe Acrobat

More than ten years of directly related experience, including the following:

o Experience working within editorial guidelines and policies

o Experience assisting and mentoring writers

o Experience in hands-on editing (working electronically; providing developmental, copy, and language edits and proofreading)  Location: Remote Rate: $ 30 to 40 per hour  Contact Name: Amy Lin Contact Company: Ryko Staffing Solutions Contact Website: none Contact Method: -by email Email:


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