Proofreader

Location
New York City, New York
Salary
Commensurate with experience
Posted
Jun 19, 2017
Closes
Jun 23, 2017
Metro Area
New York
Duration
Freelance, Part Time

Reliable, experienced, detail-oriented proofreader needed for quarterly print alumni magazine for Ivy League college. Proofreader will read all PDFs — features, columns, departments and an extensive class notes section — for each issue. Page range is 88–104 per issue. Proofreader will mark up PDFs neatly using standard editing and copyediting marks. Marked-up PDFs must be scanned and returned to editor as PDFs. Turnaround is one to two days per proof. Proofreading takes place over 20 hours during an approximate six-week period each quarter. Job does not include line-editing. Proofreader must learn and follow magazine’s style sheets. Magazine is based in NYC; proofreader need not be local, but must be available M–F, 9 a.m.–5 p.m. EST by phone and/or email. A review of the publication, its mission and its audience will be provided. Job begins on or about August 1, 2017. Please send cover letter and resume to lp2033@columbia.edu. No phone calls, please.