Copy Editor / Proofreader – Science Writing

**Extra points if you have a degree in either science, mathematics, or education**

The role of the Copy Editor / Proofreader would encompass the following:

1. Copy edit scripts for explainer videos, teaching science and mathematics concepts to students in grades 6-12, aiming for an exciting, engaging, conversational style, but also attending to grammar and accuracy.

2. Copy edit text-on-screen and question content for videos and interactive lessons
Proofread incidental text, titles, captions, company statements, etc.

3. Help develop complex style guides for the company encompassing many different types of content.

About you:

You have an expert grasp of the finer points of grammar, punctuation, and style, including subtle differences between standard US, UK, and Indian usage.
You understand how much the rules can be relaxed for spoken language, and how to edit for a fun conversational style.
You have 5+ years relevant work experience as a copy editor or proofreader.
You have edited writing for children before, and you have a good grasp of how to gauge complexity of vocabulary and grammar for a target age group.
You have worked with non-fiction, textbooks, or academic content before.
You have some experience as a teacher or tutor.
You have strong general knowledge, especially regarding science and mathematics, and have a passion for scientific accuracy.

Key skill sets:

Excellent copy editing and proofreading skills with fast turnarounds
Meticulous attention to detail

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