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JOB POST: Copyeditors and Proofreaders @ ORF, New Delhi: Applications Open

By: Shweta Singh | 01 Apr 2017 8:21 PM

 

Observer Research Foundation (ORF) is looking for freelance copyeditors and proofreaders. The role requires strong copyediting and proofreading skills to clear varied-length ORF publications in a time-bound fashion.

Copyediting will involve correcting spelling, grammar, punctuation, syntax; fact checking and verifying information pertaining to data, charts, graphs; ensuring consistency in spelling, hyphenation, numerals, fonts, etc; flagging awkward / unclear / ambiguous phrasing; and ensuring internal consistency of content.

Proofreading will involve going over formatted copy to detect errors in spelling, punctuation, grammar and format.

Eligibility

  • Bachelor’s degree in English, journalism, or similar area
  • At least 2+ years of work experience as copyeditor; work experience in research / academic / publishing environments preferred
  • Excellent command over the English language (grammar / usage)
  • Eye for accuracy and attention to detail
  • Ability to deliver in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
  • Excellent command over Microsoft Word
  • Ease with PDF readers required
  • Interest in current event and international affairs preferred

How to Apply?

Send in your CV and a one-page cover letter to jobs@orfonline.org

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