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Copy Editors & Proofreaders

Simon & Schuster

New York, NY 06-10-2021
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Job Description
Freelance Copy Editors & Proofreaders

Simon & Schuster is a global leader in general interest publishing, dedicated to providing the best in fiction and nonfiction for readers of all ages, and in all printed, digital and audio formats. Its distinguished roster of authors includes many of the world's most popular and widely recognized writers, and winners of the most prestigious literary honors and awards.

It is home to numerous well-known imprints and divisions such as Simon & Schuster, Scribner, Atria Books, Gallery Books, Pocket Books, Adams Media, Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing and Simon & Schuster Audio and international companies in Australia, Canada, India and the United Kingdom, and proudly brings the works of its authors to readers in more than 200 countries and territories. For more information visit our website at

We are seeking freelance copy editors and proofreaders for all Simon & Schuster Children's Division imprints, for work on chapter books, graphic novels, middle-grade, and young adult, both fiction and nonfiction.

Applicants must meet the following requirements:
• Excellent copyediting and/or proofreading skills; freelance experience in book publishing a plus
• Knowledge of Chicago Manual of Style
• Proficiency in Microsoft Word (for copyediting)
• Proficiency in Adobe Acrobat (for proofreading)
• Ability to adhere to deadlines
• Interest in children's books

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Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d91wj9-3-215-79-116-42 in your application.