3047Bilingual Copyeditor, Bethesda, MD
- Sep 5, 2011The Bilingual Copyeditor is a full-time employment position. This position is responsible for reviewing all assigned products and materials to ensure they meet the editorial quality standards of Teaching Strategies, Inc.
Specific roles and responsibilities:
Review all assigned material (English and Spanish) and edit copy for sense, clarity, accuracy, concision and correct grammar, spelling, and punctuation. Ensure that all text conforms to the established company style.
As needed, conduct research to confirm the accuracy of factual statements, ensure the originality of text, and include proper attribution and/or full citations per APA style.
Proofread pages through various production phases to check that all requested edits have been made in the text and that no additional or unintended errors have been incorporated during the correction cycle. Use standard proofreading conventions to mark up copy. Use quality control checklists to ensure that recurring design elements such as footers, headings, fonts, diagrams, etc. are correct.
With direction from the Bilingual Editor, update and maintain the bilingual style guide, making editorial recommendations.
Under the supervision of the Editorial Director, contribute to editorial team efforts and support editorial team goals.
Work with the Developmental Editor and Publishing Operations Manager to maintain schedules, prioritize tasks, and complete assignments by predermined deadlines.
Competencies and skills the position will be evaluated on:
Attention to detail, achievement orientation, dependability, efficient time management, intellectual curiosity, clear communication, adaptability, working collaboratively
Fully bilingual in English and Spanish with Spanish native fluency
Bachelor's degree required (preferred majors include journalism, translation, English, or Spanish); Master's degree preferred
2+ years of professional editing experience required
Strong writing, editing, and research skills
Ability to work well with others in a close-knit environment
This position is not eligible for telecommuting.
Please send a cover letter, your resume, and salary history by e-mail to careers@... (a PDF is preferred, but Word files will be accepted).
Please direct all queries about job opportunities to our careers mailbox: careers@.... Due to the large volume of applicants we are unable to respond to individual phone calls. Thank you.
For more information about Teaching Strategies, please visit www.teachingstrategies.com.
Teaching Strategies, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.