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Packt Publishing hiring Proof Reader

Packt is a fast growing international IT book publishing company based in Birmingham, UK and Mumbai, India. We are at the cutting edge of innovation in publishing with a unique strategy of publishing highly focused books on new and ground breaking technologies.

The Copy Editor is a vital link in the book production process. You will work on our respected and unique titles, articles and marketing content from an extensive group of well known international authors. Working as part of a young, dynamic and creative team, based in Mumbai and Birmingham, UK, you will be responsible for ensuring that the text due for publication is well written, grammatically correct, and meets the in-house guidelines. If you have a genuine flair for English and a careful and detail oriented approach to your work this is an ideal opportunity to join one of the fastest growing and most innovative organizations.

The main job of the Copy Editor is to ensure that texts due for publication are well written and grammatically correct. The Copy Editor is expected to give feedback on the editorial work of the staff editors. The Copy Editor will be involved in training the staff editors on improving their written language skills.

Responsibilities

        1. Copy edit book content.
        2. Develop and maintain copy edit guidelines.
        3. Develop and maintain a system to measure and improve book quality.
        4. Liaise with editors, indexers, and layout staff.
        5. Checking the language quality of the author
        6. Train staff editors to improve their language skills by:
        7. Providing feedback to them on the quality of their written language skills

Required Skills

        1. Excellent written and spoken English language skills.
        2. Familiarity with American English
        3. Good communication skills
        4. Strong knowledge of proofreading, syntax, spelling, and formatting skills
        5. Eye for detail
        6. Those who are interested in the above mentioned job role and wish to apply send in your CV to [email protected]

QUALIFICATION CRITERIA

Experience : 0 – 5 yrs
Salary : Not specified
Job Location : Mumbai
Qualification : Any Graduate/ Any Postgraduate

COMPANY DETAILS

Company Name : Packt Publishing Pvt. Ltd
Company Address : NA
Company Profile : Packt is a fast growing international IT book publishing company based in Birmingham, UK and Mumbai, India. We are at the cutting edge of innovation in publishing with a unique strategy of publishing highly focused books on new and ground breaking technologies.

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