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With an ever-growing roster of clients, Edits Made Easy is always on the lookout for highly qualified editors, coaches, teachers, designers, instructors, and writers to provide the top-notch services our clients expect. Unlike most online services, EME does not seek editors who function as general practitioners; rather, the ideal EME team member will be an expert in his/her field, able to provide the highest quality service in that area. If you meet the requirements listed below and are interested in working as a member of the EME team, fill out the information on this page and upload a CV and cover letter. If your qualifications meet EME’s standards and current needs, you will be contacted by an EME administrator, who will ask for further information, samples, references, and a proficiency test. Due to the high volume of applicants, EME can only respond to those whose CVs suggest that they are likely to succeed in the application process.


 REQUIREMENTS:

  • A master’s degree or doctorate, or equivalent professional experience (e.g., as a published author, an experienced writing teacher, a successful leader in business with writing expertise, etc.)
  • At least two years experience in proofreading, editing, teaching or coaching writers, web design, or document layout and design
  • Demonstrable skills as a native speaker and writer of English
  • Verifiable proficiency in MS-Word and its “Track Changes” features, and in at least one other application relevant to your area of expertise (e.g., Adobe Acrobat, InDesign, Quark, FinalDraft, LaTeX, PageMaker, Publisher, PowerPoint, DITA and Arbortext Editor, Moodle)
  • Reliable access to the Internet and the ability to check e-mail regularly
  • The ability to work as an independent contractor and to meet deadlines consistently with high-quality work
  • Demonstrable expertise in the skills and conventions of your area of writing (e.g., Novel editors must be able to demonstrate familiarity with the elements of a successful query letter, the standard formatting conventions of a manuscript, and the fundamentals of fiction writing; academic editors must be able to demonstrate proficiency in several academic formatting styles, fundamentals of dissertation research and writing, and proficiency in logical argument; business editors must be able to demonstrate familiarity with the elements of a business plan, the fundamentals of researching and writing a grant proposal, and the standard conventions of business correspondence; career services editors and coaches must be able to demonstrate proficiency in the writing and formatting of resumes, curricula vitae, cover letters, etc.)

  • Application

  • Edits Made Easy welcomes highly qualified independent contractors to join our team, with compensation on a per-project basis. This is not an application for full-time or part-time employment. 

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  • THANK YOU for your interest in becoming a member of the Edits Made Easy team. If your application meets the standards and current needs of EME, you will be contacted in order to move the application process forward.

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