Interested in Working with Us?

At Skylight Editorial, we are always looking to add to our team of editors. However, before starting your application, we recommend reading through the criteria below. Each applicant must meet the criteria set out below in order to be considered for a position at Skylight Editorial.

Please note that successfully completing an application does not guarantee a position at Skylight Editorial.

If you have any questions regarding employment, please contact hr@skylighteditorial.com.

Criteria

The applicant must:

  • be a native English speaker
  • have Word 2010 or higher
  • have constant access to a high-speed broadband connection
  • be a university graduate
  • have proof and/or qualifications concerning¬†professional editing experience
  • be able to proofread or edit at least 1,000 words per hour
  • work on a PC
  • have up-to-date virus-protection software
  • be knowledgeable of at least one major style guide
  • be able to commit to at least 15,000 words within one calendar month
  • not be working for a direct competitor to Skylight Editorial
  • be able to meet deadlines
  • be able to accept PayPal payments in U.S. dollars
  • be able to follow instructions and work as part of a team and independently

It is preferred that the applicant has:

  • Adobe Acrobat Pro and/or OpenOffice.
  • the ability to commit to at least 25,000 words within one calendar month
  • 5 years’ experience in proofreading and editing or English teaching
  • the ability to work on at least one weekend per month

Please send your CV, along with a cover letter, to hr@skylighteditorial.com.

 Applicants considered for an interview will be contacted by our hiring team within seven business days.
Please note that, because of the volume of applications, only successful applicants will be contacted.

All information provided will be used for internal purposes only. We do not share or distribute private information.