The manuscript editor is one of the last person to go over a manuscript before it is ready for Publication.
He or she will examine the document for inconsistencies in theme, style, and factual information.
Permission is checked for copyright material. Grammar, spelling, and punctuation are also scanned again.
The main purpose of the manuscript editor is to make sure the text that is used is clear, will maintain the interest of the reader and is according to the formatting guidelines, and maintain in-house style rules.“Style can include the specifics of any particular publishing company, as well as the type of guide being used, such as the APA, MLA, and Chicago Manual of Style, etc.
• Proven working experience as a manuscript editor
• Strong writing/editing skills with good knowledge of referencing and formatting of the manuscript
• Hands-on experience with Microsoft Office, EndNote/Mendeley, and InDesign, Photoshop, or other publishing tools
.• Excellent written skills in English• An eye for detail of document along with critical thinking
• Prioritizing and multitasking