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Spanish-Speaking Copyeditor/Proofer/Factchecker

Book Buddy Media welcomes experienced Spanish-language copyeditors, proofreaders, and factcheckers who would like to be considered for editing projects. Successful applicants will be included in offers for upcoming projects, which may include children’s books, educational content, student lessons, and teacher’s guides for grades K-8 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
  • Experience editing in Microsoft Word using comments and tracked changes
  • 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 “Spanish Proofreading/Copyediting/Factchecking Application” in the subject of your email. Thank you!

Native French Speaking Audio Editor

Description:

This person will listen to audiobooks and e-learning audio in French, 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.

Requisites:

Native French speaker, passable English

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)

Pluses:

Proficiency with Adobe Audition

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 “French-Speaking Audio Editor Opportunity” in the subject of your email.

About Us:

For more than 10 years, Book Buddy has been producing audio for a variety of clients from educational publishers, Christian publishers, independent publishers, and large corporate publishers alike. www.bookbuddymedia.com

Native German Speaking Audio Editor

Job Description:

This person will listen to audiobooks and e-learning audio in German, 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.

Requisites:

Native German speaker, passable English

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)

Pluses:

Proficiency with Adobe Audition

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 “German-Speaking PM/Audio Editor Opportunity” in the subject of your email.

About Us:

For more than 10 years, Book Buddy has been producing audio for a variety of clients from educational publishers, Christian publishers, independent publishers, and large corporate publishers alike. www.bookbuddymedia.com