Draft:dev is looking for a Remote Copy Editor | pay: $35+ per hour

Are you a detail-oriented, experienced copy editor? Do you have experience editing technical or otherwise complex topics? Are you familiar with following house style guides, as well as CMS? Are you a quick learner and adapt easily to new styles?

We’re looking for a copy editor to join our roster! Draft.dev has a robust editing process, from tech reviewers to developmental editors to copy editors, to ensure that our content reaches a high level of polish before we submit it to our clients. Our copy editors ensure that every article has a final polish before our clients see them.

Submit your application today

ABOUT THE COMPANY

Draft.dev is a content marketing agency focused on creating in-depth, technical content for growing technology startups. We work with subject matter experts from around the world to create tutorials, blog posts, and e-books for our clients. Founded in 2020, we’re a small but quickly growing team of technologists, writers, marketers, editors, and designers.

WE’D LIKE SOMEONE WHO CAN:

  • Follow a house style guide closely
  • Quickly learn Markdown or is already familiar with it
  • Edit grammar, capitalization, punctuation according to our house style as well as CMS and Merriam Webster
  • Edit complex technical topics
  • Regularly turn material around within 5 business days

EXPECTATIONS:

  • 3+ years of professional copy editing, preferably in technical or comparably complex subject matter
  • Know the difference between line editing and copy editing
  • 10–20 work hours available per week
  • Deliver reliably on deadlines
  • Be able to adhere easily to house style within a month
  • Comfortable in all-remote environment
  • Work directly with Draft.dev developmental editors and managing editor

PERKS:

  • Flexible hours, location, and (almost always) asynchronous work
  • $35/hour starting pay rate
  • Help shape the direction of a quickly growing small business and help our freelance writers improve their skills

HIRING PROCESS

  • Submit your application. We apologize for the inconvenience, but we are only able to respond to applicants we plan to move forward with.
  • Top applicants will be asked to complete a paid trial assignment.
  • You’ll join a 30-minute intro call to learn more about our process and team.

Ready to Apply?

Submit your application today

JOB SUMMARY:

  • Looking for: Copy Editor
  • Location: Flexible location
  • Compensation: $35/hour starting pay rate

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Applications: Via the webform

Website: https://draft.dev/

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