Description

Reporting to the Managing Editor, Production Associates will work under very precise deadlines to perform proofreading and editorial tasks, checking client-supplied proofs against web files to ensure accuracy of published manuscripts.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Working closely with the Managing Editor to develop a working knowledge of the proofreading process.
  • Checking batches of proofs against web files, and following explicit checklist to ensure the accurate and timely publication of journal articles.
  • Tracking proofs through various stages of correction.
  • Developing and maintaining communications in a cooperative and professional manner with all levels of staff and clients in order to facilitate the timely publication of materials.

 Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in English or Science.
  • 1-2 years of editing and/or proofreading experience preferred.
  • Demonstrated skill in use of computer applications; experience in marking proofs in Adobe Acrobat Pro is a plus.
  • Excellent grammar, punctuation and spelling skills.
  • Conscientious, reliable, independent worker with exceptional time management skills.
  • Applicants must be deadline-driven, detail-oriented, committed to delivering exceptional customer service, and comfortable working as part of a remote team.