We hire experienced freelance copyeditors to edit nonfiction titles in the scholarly/academic, professional, and reference fields. Must be proficient with the Chicago Manual of Style and able to edit using Microsoft® Word’s track changes function.
Currently, we are particularly interested in recruiting editors experienced with technical/medical/engineering subjects. We also employ freelance proofreaders and indexers.
If interested, please complete the form on this page and provide a brief summary of your experience in the “Message” section. Qualified applicants will be sent test materials.
We are looking for book designers with the ability to interpret our clients’ needs while working with our Production team. Designers should have experience in a variety of book markets, particularly the K-8 market, and be able to work from conceptualization to page layout.
Westchester K-12 Publishing Services is seeking copyeditors with mastery of written English and a keen eye for detail. Work is assigned by project. Complete the Shortlist application, fill in your relevant skills, and we will look for a project that fits your skill set.
Freelance Writers and Editors
Westchester K-12 Publishing Services is looking for writers and editors with experience in the school market for our Editorial team. Writers and editors should have experience in the classroom, as well as demonstrated experience creating content for the school market. Work is assigned by project. Complete the Shortlist application, fill in your relevant skills, and we will look for a project that fits your skill set.
Full-time Employment Opportunities
Assistant Production Editor
We are seeking an Assistant Production Editor to learn all phases of book and/or journal production from manuscript to final files for our client publishers, mainly in the scholarly monograph and academic trade fields. Our client list also includes some publishers of reference, science, medical, and business titles.
The Assistant Production Editor will assist Production Editors with quality control checks, light editing, and proofreading and will have the opportunity to learn to manage projects.
This is an entry-level job at our Danbury, CT, location.
K-12 Page Production Lead
Dayton, Ohio based Westchester K-12 Publishing Services, a division of employee-owned Westchester Publishing Services, is growing! If you have passion and experience for clean page layout and leading project teams, we want to hear from you.
We’re looking for a K-12 Page Production Lead to add to our page layout team. The person in this role will help the Westchester K-12 team with our goal of expanding our production capacity while delivering high-quality work to our customers.
The role reports to our Dayton, Ohio office.
· Act as production lead on various projects as needed
· Page composition, layout, and QC
· Manage freelance and staff production and QC project teams
· Create and edit basic graphics, illustrations, and photos as needed
· Finalize formatted documents for printing or electronic publication
· Fulfilling other duties as assigned relating to managing production projects
The ideal candidate will have:
· Ability to adapt to deadlines and changing priorities
· A good eye for how graphics and text will look to create pages that are visually appealing, legible, and easy to read
· Demonstrated proficiency in Adobe InDesign, Adobe Illustrator, and Adobe Photoshop
To apply, send a resume and cover letter to: WPS_applicants@westchesterk12pubsvcs.com. Please include “K-12 Page Production Lead” in the subject line of your email.
Westchester K-12 is a part of Westchester Publishing Services, an employee-owned, U.S.-based organization that extends the capacity of publisher clients in the education, academic, trade, and journal spaces. To learn more about Westchester K-12, visit us on the web.