Cactus Communications is seeking freelance specialist editors to join its global team. Cactus Communications, an academic and scientific communications company affiliated with the editing business Editage, was established in 2002. Cactus Freelancing was started in 2006. The Great Place to Work Institute (the organization that produces Fortune’s “best companies to work for” lists) named Cactus no.
Western Psychological Services (WPS) is seeking an editor to join its team in Torrance, California. Torrance is in southwestern Los Angeles County, near Redondo and Manhattan Beach, and was one of the finalist in the 2011 “All-American City Award.” Established in 1948 to help WWII veterans readjust to civilian life, WPS now provides assessment and therapy materials for psychology and education professionals around the world.
Medical texts must follow style conventions that vary in large and small ways from the more familiar, and general-purpose, style manuals. And the editing of medical journals and books requires a familiarity with the subject matter that may seem daunting to acquire. Yet, as a specialty, medical editing can be extremely rewarding for both in-house editors and freelancers.