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Freelance Teacher’s Guide Authors and Editors

Book Buddy Media is seeking whip-smart freelance authors and editors to join our crew in putting together multiple teacher’s guides, covering grades 1–6. Projects start immediately and run through fall 2021, with potential for future and ongoing work. 

Authors should be experienced with writing teacher’s guides, parent’s guides, and student activity content. They should be skilled with:

  • Curriculum-based content
  • Common Core standards
  • English Language Learners
  • Economic, racial, and religious diversity and sensitivity 

Experience with both nonfiction and fiction, as well as subject-matter expertise (ELA, math) are a plus! 

Editors should be experienced with the above-mentioned, as well as developmental editing, author management, and project tracking. 

To pursue this opportunity, please email info@bookbuddymedia.com with a brief introduction, your resume including relevant experience, and your current and future availability, with “Teacher’s Guide Opportunity” in the subject of your email.

Audio Proofer/Editor

Book Buddy Media is looking for a proofer/editor for audiobooks. Full time hours available. Independent contractor. Freelance position, or for the right candidate we are open to sign a contract guaranteeing a weekly minimum.

Job Description:

This person will listen to audiobooks and e-learning audio, ensuring the audio is correct and accurate to the text, making notes of inaccuracies for the VO talent to re-record. They will also simultaneously edit the audio as needed, cleaning any distracting breaths and/or background noises, cutting/pasting room tone to create necessary spacing, and splicing corrections, recorded later, seamlessly into the original audio.

Qualifications:

Experience with audio editing

Interest in/proficiency with grammar, pronunciation, language in general as you will be asked to confirm pronunciations of names/places/historical figures/scientific words, identify typos in text, etc.

A good ear and the ability to focus for several hours a time

Meticulous attention to detail

Ability to work from  home (personal computer, decent headphones, internet connection)

Preferred, but not required: Proficiency with Adobe Audition

To apply, please email info@bookbuddymedia.com with a brief introduction, your resume including relevant experience, and “Audio Proofer Opportunity” in the subject of your email. Thank you!

Freelance Copyeditors/Proofreaders

Book Buddy Media is seeking experienced English-language copyeditors/proofreaders who would like to be considered for weekly editing projects beginning in May-June 2021 and lasting until at least September (2021). BBM is looking for editors who can commit to proofreading 10-20 hours per week during that time. Projects will include student lessons and teacher’s guides for grades 1-6 covering Social Studies, Language Arts, Science, and Math.

Qualifications:

  • A degree in English, creative writing, journalism, communications, or a related field
  • At least 1-2 years’ experience editing per The Chicago Manual of Style
  • Experience following in-house style sheets
  • Familiarity with Adobe Acrobat’s markup tools for PDF documents
  • Experience proofreading PDFs for typos and layout/design issues
  • Ability to juggle multiple projects and deadlines

To apply, please email info@bookbuddymedia.com with a brief introduction, your resume including relevant editing experience, and “Proofreading Opportunity” in the subject of your email. Thank you!