Contractor - Copy Editor

Certica Solutions - Multiple Locations or Remote - Full time

Certica Solutions is an innovative, fast-growing provider of analytics and assessment solutions for the K-12 education sector. We are passionate about creating solutions that bring value to K-12 educators and we are revolutionizing the way school districts manage, access and use data to improve student outcomes.

Contractor Description

Certica’s CASE Assessments team creates benchmark assessments aligned to state standards and Common Core standards for multiple states.

We are seeking copy editors for English language arts, math, science, and social studies at multiple grade levels. Copy editors work remotely on contracts based on current company needs. Please note that the role of Copy Editor is a contractor position. There is flexibility with the size and scope of individual contracts, work is often cyclical, and assignments vary throughout the year.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in English or a related field required;
  • 3-5 years of editing experience in a business environment;
  • Knowledge of and experience using The Chicago Manual of Style;
  • Experience applying client-specific guidelines while editing;
  • Experience copy editing items used in an academic testing environment (preferred);
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office, especially Word.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Thorough knowledge of the English language, including spelling, grammar, and punctuation rules;
  • Solid understanding of the editorial process, including the ability to recognize layout/design problems;
  • Proven ability to meet strict deadlines and reprioritize quickly when required;
  • Ability to offer and receive meaningful constructive feedback;
  • Comfortable making queries as necessary;
  • Experience working remotely and providing regular updates to a team;
  • Ability to communicate clearly, professionally, and in a timely manner.

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Locations

Raleigh, North Carolina
Charleston, South Carolina
Remote

Role

Teaching

Experience Level

Mid Level

Certica Solutions

Certica’s analytic, assessment and data management solutions provide a foundation for standards-based learning and assessment, as well as teacher data literacy.

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