We hire experienced freelance copy editors 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.
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 expanding its Quality Control team – If you’re detail oriented, able to communicate effectively with others, and have strong proofreading skills, then this could be the position for you. Job description and application can be found here.
Full-time Employment Opportunities
We are seeking an experienced Production Editor to handle all phases of book production from manuscript to final files for our client publishers, mainly in the scholarly monograph and academic trade fields. At least 2 years production editorial experience and a solid knowledge of editorial style, especially with Chicago Manual of Style, excellent proofreading skills (including correct posting of changes), and ability to work with manuscript files and tracked changes in Word are required. The candidate must be detail oriented, able to prioritize work to meet schedules, and able to maintain very accurate records on multiple projects at once.
While our preference is to hire an in-house staff member, we will entertain offsite employment applications from production editors with a specific background in academic publishing and at least 5 years of related production editorial experience.
Journal Production Editor
We are seeking an experienced journal production editor to manage all aspects of journal production for scientific and medical journals. Candidate must have 2 years of production editorial experience, be highly organized, detail oriented, and have excellent proofreading and communication skills. Additional requirements are proficiency in Word, and experience with Excel and databases.
Quality Assurance Assistant
We are seeking an experienced proofreader/quality assurance assistant to handle review of typeset manuscripts and artwork at various stages of book production. Our client list includes publishers of scholarly monograph and academic trade, reference, science, business, and trade titles, as well as content developed for the K-12 education market. The quality assurance assistant will work with a variety of source documents and style guides to assure page quality and accuracy throughout the book typesetting process.
Assistant Production Editor – Entry-Level Position
We have an opening for an assistant production editor in our book department. Candidate must have excellent proofreading skills, be highly organized, detail oriented, and have a solid command of English language and grammatical conventions. Must have good familiarity with Microsoft Word and ability to work with various file formats. 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.