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Job Description

We are looking for American/British English Proof-readers (FOREIGN EDUCATED ONLY), who can meticulously identify grammatical and spelling errors in manuscripts written in American English. We are looking for External Proofreaders, who will work from home, with flexible hours and competitive compensation.

The candidate will have the following responsibilities and needs to meet the following skillset.

Responsibilities:

1.  Proofreading manuscripts for errors and inconsistencies

2.  Tracking Changes (MS Word)

3. Carrying out amendments suggested by the author 

Responsibilities:

1.  Proofreading manuscripts for errors and inconsistencies

2.  Tracking Changes (MS Word)

3. Carrying out amendments suggested by the author 

Skills:

  1. Good in spoken and written English (foreign educated only)
  2. proficient in Microsoft Word
  3. Aware of grammatical rules and norms
  4. Has knowledge of differences in British and American spellings
  5. Concentration, consistency, and attention to detail
  6. Having passed IELTS or TOEFL tests, or having an O/A Level background is a plus
  7. Bachelor’s degree in English, Journalism, Communications, Linguistics, or other writing-intensive programs, or equivalent professional experience

We will give you a comprehensive writing style guide and grammar rule book and guide you about correctly proofreading an American English manuscript. In addition, your performance in our test counts for more than your qualifications, so if you think you have a firm grasp on English grammar, apply for the job.

The test will be conducted via email. You will be paid for each manuscript completed and approved. 

About the Company

Viral Webbs is a Book Publishing company that is affiliated with a well-known UK publishing house. We proofread books of all genres, both Fiction and Non-Fiction.  

Job Details

Functional Area:
Total Positions:
20 Posts
Job Shift:
First Shift (Day)
Job Type:
Full Time/Permanent
Job Location:
Gender:
No Preference
Age:
27 - 32 Years
Minimum Education:
Bachelors
Career Level:
Experienced Professional
Minimum Experience:
1 Year
Apply Before:
Mar 12, 2018
Posting Date:
Mar 12, 2018
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Viral Webbs

Information Technology · 51-100 employees - Islamabad, Rawalpindi

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