Copyeditor Job Openings at SPi Global

SPi Global is hiring Copyeditors to edit received (pre-edited) file ensuring text clarity with regard to spelling, grammar, and syntax; applies client style or specifications.

Other job duties:
  • Speaks of ideas clearly and articulately in all situations
  • Corresponds in a professional tone, with complete and accurate information, and using correct English
  • Re-copyedits file in accordance with standards and/or project specifications [This occurs when authors or editors are not satisfied with our initial output, for valid reasons; thus, they request for a re-edit or re-work.]
  • Queries possible discrepancies or ambiguous text
  • Interprets proofreading marks and validates corrections.
  • Edits articles or files in various formats (onscreen or hard copy).
  • Provides advice relative to copyediting instructions (e.g., a query to the author)
  • Instructs or trains colleagues (e.g., confirming a copyediting instruction, training pre-editors on specific updates such as on the use of hyphens, en-dashes, em-dashes and reference checking)
  • Queries authors, as necessary, by conducting research as required by certain clients (e.g., checking the Internet to validate terminologies, reference entries, etc.)
  • Generates report via copyedit checking
  • Accomplishes tasks according to client specifications and required standards of quality
  • Enters accurate and complete daily activities and related information onto the system (e.g., Centrac, WMS) [These data are very useful when providing statistics and checking trends, usually done with the help of Business Planning and Control personnel.]
  • Accesses and updates e-file in the production server site after modification
  • Fills out Project Lot Card to notify work progress
  • Interfaces with Logistics Staff for the receipt of raw files and return of edited files
  • Alerts superior (supervisor/head/manager) of major concerns or difficulties encountered during copyediting/li>

Qualifications:
  • Graduate of any 4-year course or has equivalent experience or competence based on examination and training results
  • Must have very good command of the English language (especially in written form)
  • Experience in copyediting, an advantage
  • Must have very good computer skills (particularly on the use of MS Word)
  • Must have the ability to work under pressure and tight deadlines
  • Knowledge of the publishing process, an advantage
  • Must have tact and diplomacy (especially when dealing with authors and with other editorial contacts)
  • Must be methodical, analytical, and organized
  • Must have a high level of self-motivation
  • Must be concentrated, accurate, and attentive to detail

How to apply:
Visit careers.spi-global.com

About SPi Global
SPi Global is a market leader in technology-driven solutions for the extraction, enrichment, and transformation of content assets. Its suite of proprietary technology platforms combined with its deep understanding of content workflows and data structures is the reason it is the partner of choice of leading information companies.