Topic ID #43043 – posted 2/24/2021 8:11 AM
On-Call Copy Editor
PaleoWest, LLC is a solution-driven cultural resource consulting firm that prides itself on employing the best CRM professionals in the industry. Headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona, PaleoWest places an emphasis on supporting our clients’ needs by fostering new technologies that advance our industry and promoting professional development within an innovative and forward-thinking environment.
This position will work closely with the lead copy editor to support office principals and project managers providing essential top-quality proposals and technical reports.
A successful copy editor will be able to work quickly, accurately, and collaboratively to meet agreed-upon deadlines. This position will review content for grammar and spelling errors, identify unclear language, and offer suggestions for improvement. Material must be reviewed for consistency of style while ensuring accuracy with archaeological and anthropological terminology. Correcting formatting errors with tables, pages, TOC, and other images is required.
This position is part-time and requires a flexible schedule and good communication to meet deadlines.
Responsibilities and Duties
Copy editing of proposals and technical reports
Check graphics for accuracy, grammar, and style
Expert eye for proofreading, spelling, and grammar
Formatting of pages, tables, Table of Contents, and active fields
Bachelor’s degree with a specialization in communications, English, journalism, or related field preferred
Familiarity with archaeological and anthropological terminology
Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office 365 and Adobe Acrobat
Proficiency using Microsoft Office software and expert-level Word skills that include tracking changes, cross-referencing similar documents, and formatting
At least 5 years of experience in a professional setting, providing editing services, required
Exceptional attention to detail and very organized
Flexibility and availability and ability to meet assignment deadlines
PaleoWest is one of the most respected firms in the industry, with offices across the United States. If you are interested in joining our rapidly growing team of professionals, please send a resume and cover letter, including professional references and hourly pay requirements. Pay and benefits are commensurate with experience.
All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, gender, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, or sexual orientation.
Interested parties apply here.