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Freelance Editor/Proofreader (#31,19,25,722) 

Job offer #31,19,25,722 in India

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As one of our talented freelance editors you will have the ability to work from home while choosing the types of assignments that interest you. You can interact with both in-house and other freelance staff through email, online forums and company newsletters and memos, and you will receive free training and incentives that can be redeemed at online retailers. You will not have any of the hassle of bidding or pitching to clients, but you’ll have job security and be paid promptly. Working with Scribendi requires a moderate level of computer and Internet knowledge. You need to be comfortable downloading and uploading files, attaching files to e-mails, saving and finding files on your computer, file transfers, renaming files, and using a web site interface. You should have a good working knowledge of the major document file formats and their associated software programs. As we also sometimes get documents that misbehave, some ability to troubleshoot technical problems is helpful. Standard Qualifications: • A university degree in a relevant field • At least three years of experience in editing, writing, document production, or language teaching • English must be your native language • 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 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 (Please review PayPal's international payment network for more details.) Preferred Qualifications: • A graduate degree • Access to additional word processing/document production software (e.g., Star/Open Office, Word Perfect, Final Draft, LaTeX, Acrobat, iWorks, Publisher, PageMaker, etc.) • In-depth knowledge of one or more style guides (e.g. , Chicago Manual of Style, Turabian, APA, etc.)

The Company

Company Name
Scribendi Inc.
Company Description
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, 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, 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.
Number of Employees
101 - 1000

Job Details

Employment Status
Contract / Freelance
Type of Salary
commission basis
Job Location

Job Requirements

Minimum Educational Qualification
Bachelor's degree
Professional Experience
3 Years
Languages known
Hindi (No Knowledge)

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