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Part-time, BJU Education Group, Benefitted

Proofreader (Part-time)

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POSITION SUMMARY:  This is not a remote position. As a proofreader, you are part of a team that embraces the mission of producing K–12 educational materials with a biblical worldview for Christian schools and homeschools. You assist the editors by reading PDF page proofs of BJU Press products and marking errors and inconsistencies for the editors to review. Your work increases the value of the products by ensuring their conformity to BJU Press style and departmental guidelines and lowers production costs through efficiency and attentiveness. You may be asked to assist with other editorial tasks as needed. After successful onboarding, a regular part-time employee in this position may apply for a hybrid work schedule.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Proofread BJU Press products
  • Learn and review the Chicago Manual of Style, BJU Press style, and departmental procedures to improve proofreading skills
  • Assist with special projects as assigned

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Strong skills in English grammar, mechanics, and other characteristics of good writing
  • An eye for attractive and user-friendly layout and design
  • Ability to accurately apply the Chicago Manual of Style and other reference sources (can be learned on the job)
  • Ability to follow directions well
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to stay focused and work efficiently
  • Good communication skills, verbal and written
  • Computer aptitude (file management; experience working with documents in the cloud or online)
  • Acceptable performance on the BJU Press editorial test
  • Desirable: Various educational backgrounds—from English to science—are valuable to proofreading

Required Education: High School or GED
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