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Indexer/Copyeditor Consultant

Newark, New Jersey

Post Date: 10/07/2017 Job ID: 5043 Industry: Copy / Content

Indexer/Copyeditor Consultant

Are you an enthusiastic, results-oriented achiever with a history of delivering multiple project on time every time? Do you thrive in a fast-moving culture where customer obsession and the ability to think on your feet is highly valued? Most of all, do you love to read and/or listen to audiobooks?

Our client is best knowing for selling and producing spoken audio entertainment, information, and educational programming on the Internet. They are also the world’ s largest producer of downloadable audiobooks. They offer tremendous opportunities for growth and thrive to create category-leading products that enrich the lives of millions of people around the world every day.

Responsibilities
  • The Indexer/Copyeditor Contractor works as part of a team that accurately creates, enters, edits, and maintains product information elements (metadata) for all Audible products.
  • The Indexer/Copyeditor Contractor focuses on ensuring completeness, accuracy, and suitability of all metadata.
  • The Indexer/Copyeditor Contractor is also an energetic and creative troubleshooter who works with a wide variety of people regarding all issues related to content.
  • The Indexer/Copyeditor Contractor proofreads and fact checks all product descriptions and supporting information prior to releasing a product to be published to our client' s marketplaces.
  • The Indexer/Copyeditor Contractor also provides QA for ourclient' s  style in product descriptions, data consistency, and related product linking for all product metadata.
  • The Indexer/Copyeditor Contractor needs to meet daily copy editing quotas and complete prioritized processing requests.
  • The Indexer/Copyeditor may need to research, edit, rewrite, or occasionally create descriptions for products.
  • The Indexer/Copy Editor may need to research and assemble positive product review “ blurbs” to be added to product descriptions

Qualifications
  • B.A/B.S. or equivalent degree, preferably in Humanities
  • Editorial experience preparing online content
  • Proofreading experience; copy editing experience a plus
  • Familiarity with basic HTML formatting
  • Working knowledge of database concepts (including Excel skills) and best practices
  • Demonstrated multi-tasking and problem-solving skills in a fast-paced, time sensitive environment
  • Demonstrated ability to work with a wide variety of people
  • Demonstrated focused attention to detail
  • Highly organized
  • Technical proficiency in Windows operating environment

Preferred Qualifications
  • Previous proofreading and/or copy editing experience would be valuable.

 

 

Emily Andersen

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