Jeannette de Beauvoir has been a full-time freelancer for about 20 years. She edits for publishers, individual authors, and organizations. She is also a novelist, playwright, poet, and the author of Freelancer’s Corner, where freelance editors can find advice and inspiration every Wednesday here on the Copyediting blog.
Betterment is seeking an offsite freelance financial editor to review and fact-check financial and investment articles for Betterment.com. Betterment is an investment service based in New York. It uses technology and automation to help people better manage and grow their investments, and was recently named among the top 25 “Best Places to Work 2014” by Crain’s New York.
Planning and decorating and shopping and socializing can be a bit overwhelming during the holidays. Everyone wants to have a jolly good time, but the lure of quiet, cozy evenings are also unmistakable. Here’s to getting a good measure of both!
If you’ve ever tried to work at a computer with a curious pet or determined toddler around, you know that errant keystrokes or worse are bound to happen. In part one, my furry office assistants and I offered several solutions for keeping your work safe from pets and toddlers. Physical barriers, shortcut keys, and utility programs can protect your system and decrease the risk of accidental reconfiguration or an odd email sent to Reykjavik.
Transworld Media (previously GrindMedia), part of TEN: The Enthusiast Network’s Action Sports Group, is seeking a managing editor to join its team in Carlsbad, California. TEN is a leading publisher of enthusiast magazines and websites, including Motor Trend, Hot Rod, Surfer, Bike, Powder, Snowboarder, TransWorld Skateboarding, and GrindTV. It also provides all of the action and adventure sports content for Yahoo! Sports.
Samantha Enslen has been working in the publishing and editing world for nearly 20 years. She currently runs Dragonfly Editorial, an agency that provides copywriting and editing for scientific, medical, technical, and corporate materials.
After a day of thankfulness and feasting, many in the United States look forward to the doorbuster bargains that entice them into the crowded stores on Black Friday. Others look forward to the belt-buster concoctions that entice them to their crowded refrigerators.
ACDI/VOCA is seeking an editor to join its Creative Resources team in Washington, D.C. ACDI/VOCA is a nonprofit international economic development organization created by the merger of the Agricultural Cooperative Development (1963) and the Volunteer Development Corps (1970) in 1997. It promotes opportunities for “cooperatives, enterprises and communities through the innovative application of sound business practice” and currently has 70 projects in 35 countries.