You must be detail-oriented and able to catch minute grammatical errors. You must also possess excellent editorial skills. You will screen content for organization, word choice, tone, quality of content, length, spelling, punctuation, and syntax.
You must have prior relevant experience and be proficient in utilizing both The Chicago Manual of Style and MS Word. A degree in English is preferred, but not required. You will receive $5.00 (net after oDesk fee) per piece edited. Each piece is 250-350 words. Most contractors generally average about three pieces per hour. You will be paid via the ODesk platform.
If interested in this freelance opportunity, please apply at ODesk. If you don’t have an oDesk contractor account, you will need to create one.
Include a brief cover letter and ensure you have completed the Education and Employment History sections on the Resume tab of your oDesk contractor profile. You must also take the U.S. English Chicago Style Skills Test (#505) on oDesk prior to applying. Good luck!