Freelance Copyeditors and Proofreaders

Date Added: 03/06/2023

Job Category: Editing / Proofreading

Hiring Company: Simon & Schuster

Location: Stoughton, MA

Local candidates only? No

Budget (per post / page / document): $25 - 50 (LOW PAY)


Simon & Schuster is looking for freelance copyeditors and proofreaders for its Adams Media imprint. The largest volume of work falls between July and October. Turnaround times on projects are approximately two weeks. Manuscripts for editing run 20,000-80,000 words, and proofreading projects range from 128-304 pages. Pay is $28-40 / hr.


- Bachelor's degree, preferably in English or a related field

- 1+ year of experience copyediting or proofreading for a trade book publisher

- Strong grasp of The Chicago Manual of Style guidelines

- Proficiency in MS Word (copyediting)

- Proficiency in Adobe Acrobat (proofreading)

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