Freelance Editors
FriesenPress - Victoria, BC

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FriesenPress is a division of Friesens Corporation, an award-winning North American leader in the book industry. We have been recognized for our dedication to quality by the most demanding publishing clients. With 25 million books printed every year, including original editions of the popular Harry Potter series and the classic Oxford Dictionary, we have earned a reputation for excellence in our products, our customer service, and our management philosophy.

In business since 1907, we have received over the years more than 50 top international awards for the quality of our books and our management leadership. Recognized as one of Canada's Top 50 Best Managed Companies, our mission is to create raving fans out of our people and, by extension, our customers. We have always maintained that our company must have values that are part of a strong culture of service. Our shared culture, shared values and shared beliefs have been the foundation of our approach to customers, employees, and the community at large.

At FriesenPress, we are constantly looking for individuals who raise their personal bar and thrive to achieve outstanding results. We want to hire people who are eager to learn but also people we can learn from - people who can increase the overall effectiveness of the organization. If you feel that your personal and professional values align with ours, we invite you to join the FriesenPress family!

We are currently looking for freelance editors with experience completing standard copyedits, complex copyedits (for authors who are ESL), content edits, proofreads, as well as editorial evaluations / book reviews / critiques. You are a generalist comfortable moving between all genres and subject matters. You have education related to editing, or professional credentials and you belong to a recognized association. You consider yourself a detail oriented professional that is able to provide new and experienced authors alike with constructive criticism that will assist them in growing as a writer.

If you meet the above criteria and would like to apply for this position, please email your cover letter, resume and samples of your editing.


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