we are looking for an educated, highly literate native US English speaker to edit/proofread texts written or translated into English by non-native speakers, whose level of English nevertheless is quite close to that of an educated native speaker. The texts need to be checked, and any grammar, punctuation, style or word usage mistakes/inconsistencies corrected. The subjects vary: from general business, marketing, news and media articles to more technical subjects, like IT, finance, legal etc.
Special requirements: texts are written as SEO friendly texts and shall be SEO friendly also after editing/proofreading.
We need someone very responsible, reliable and with an excellent knowledge of English grammar, spelling and punctuation.
This is an ongoing casual work opportunity. We will give you assignments as they become available.
The text sizes also vary: some are a couple of dozen, or even a couple of hundred, pages, others are just a few pages long.
Your bid should be for editing/proofreading 500 words.
500 words are approximately one page. Each project will include several thousand words. Price approximately $ 2-4 per 500 words (or if smaller $ 3 per article). Please offer your price.
In your bid please also state the following:
1. Subjects you feel comfortable with for editing/proofreading jobs
2. Your turn-around times: how many words per day can you edit/proofread on average
5. A little about yourself: your education, experience with editing, proofreading, writing, etc.