Shopistry Job for an Editor/Proofreader, June 2017

Shopistry, an online market place, is currently recruiting suitably qualified candidates to fill the position below:

Job Title: Editor/Proofreader
Job Description

  • We are looking for proofreader/editors to work from home. The
    person must have use of a computer/laptop. Excellent English skills
  • The work is remunerated on a manuscript by manuscript basis.
    Proofreading is a career that is perfect for those who have a good eye
    for detail, grammar, and spelling. Proofreaders review, edit and make
    changes to written work before it is published.


  • We typically need a bachelor’s degree or masters in English,
    Journalism or a related field, as well as impeccable spelling, grammar
    and knowledge of style.
  • Minimum of 1 – 5 years’ work experience in a similar role.

Essential Skills and Attributes:

  • Spelling/Grammar: Proofreaders need to have a mastery of the
    written word. They need to understand how a sentence is read, and how a
    sentence is spoken. Being proficient in language and writing style is
  • Ability to work in a team setting through primarily email, Skype/whatsapp and phone communication; Self-motivated.
  • Strategic and creative thinking.
  • Attention to Detail: Proofreaders need to make sure every comma is in place and every word is spelled correctly.
  • Excellent proofreading, copyediting, developmental editing, line editing, and editing for search engine optimization.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV’s to:

Application Deadline: 30th July, 2017.

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