April 19, 2016

RGMX Europe is hiring: book editor (short-term contract)


RGMX Europe is hiring: book editor (short-term project)

  • Over 25 Mexican professionals, members of the MX Global Network (Red Global MX) have joined forces to write a book titled “The Future of Professional Fields: Views from the Mexican Diaspora in Europe“.
  • The book will be published by Red Global MX (RGMX) Europe during the first week of July in digital and print versions (Amazon and Kindle).
  • The European Coordination of RGMX Europe is looking for an editor for this project.
  • The position is a short-term contract based on a fixed rate (to be agreed).
  • Funds will be disbursed based on milestone completion (to be set in conjunction with editor).
  • The editor must have a native or native-level command of the English language (US English).
  • Book length is estimated at around 75 thousand words (350 pages, 9 by 6 inches).
  • The editor must have a proven capacity in editing English language publications.
  • Book topics include: technology, business, arts, etc.
  • Formatting consistency must be ensured.
  • Experience backed by a work portfolio is a must.
  • Advanced Word document formatting experience is highly desirable.
  • Knowledge of Spanish is a plus.
  • Full specifications and detailed project status will be given to finalist candidates
  • Deadline to apply: 30 April 5pm (Central European Time).
  • Start date: 6 May, 2016.
  • Contract duration: 10 weeks (approximately), until publication during the first week of July

To apply please email: Please state clearly why you qualify and send your quote (in USD).

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