Managing Editors Wanted

We are an international team of editors and we’re looking for freelance managing editors (mentors) to work remotely with us. Our mentors closely cooperate with writers, editing and commenting on their works, as well as teaching them the standards of writing.

Feel free to apply for the position to start off your managing editor career if these tasks sound interesting to you.

Position details:

  • Entry-level
  • Freelance-based
  • Consistent workload
  • Probation period of 2 months
  • 18 days of paid vacation per year
  • Full-time commitment with flexible hours
  • No requirement to be proficient in management*
  • Salary based on the number and quality of completed orders

*We do not require applicants to have previous managerial experience. However, if you would like to gain some, this position is a perfect fit for you. The most promising applicants are invited to pass the Training course, which is a free educational resource.

Our applicants should have:

  • Advanced level of written English
  • A degree related to English or linguistics (not obligatory but would be an advantage)
  • Previous experience in translation, editing, copywriting, or academic writing
  • Attention to detail, responsibility, leadership, and organizational skills
  • Possibility to check updates at least twice a day and upon request
  • Permanent internet connection

You’ll be responsible for:

  • Managing a small team of writers (3-5) and their workload
  • Monitoring writers’ performances and providing them with feedback
  • Editing orders and checking their correspondence to set requirements
  • Helping writers improve their grammar, style, and standards of academic writing
  • Encouraging writers to improve their skills and learn more about their fields of expertise

We offer:

  • Freedom to manage your workload and prioritize your tasks
  • Personal manager who will make your work more comfortable and less stressful
  • Continuous education: free training courses at all stages of your mentoring career
  • Opportunity to develop leadership, managerial, and coaching skills
  • Possibility to discover the managing editor’s role in a successful company with creative projects
  • Resources provided for professional growth in mentoring for free

Managing Editor salary

Your monthly salary depends on the number and quality of completed pages/orders. Here are the approximate averages:

  • >=40 hours/week - 350 pages/month - $1000/month
  • 35-40 hours/week - 300 pages/month - $800/month
  • 25-30 hours/week - 200 pages/month - $500/month

Managing Editor role

Editing and proofreading will be among your daily responsibilities. Being an advanced editor, you will check various kinds of content: from simple blog posts and business letters to complicated academic papers.

Some of your responsibilities will be similar to the ones of a senior editor: you will have to provide feedback to every writer in your team to help them improve certain aspects of writing. Moreover, you will help your writers resolve work-related issues and motivate them to achieve higher goals.

This job is a perfect opportunity to acquire/develop your editorial and managerial skills. You will gain the experience that is similar to the responsibilities of an editorial coordinator or even an editor-in-chief. Ready to become a part of our team? Send us your CV.

Some facts for the most curious applicants

The Mentoring Program was launched in 2013.

There are about 60 mentors cooperating with the company on a regular basis.

The program's mission is to teach the company’s writers to deliver high-quality written texts, which assures the company gets professional writers and customers receive a top-quality final product.

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