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Work for Scribendi.com

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Some of the Scribendi.com staff planting
trees in Chatham-Kent on Earth Day.

Scribendi.com is the world's leading document preparation service, specializing in editing and proofreading. Our company mission is to help writers reach their highest potential and achieve their goals. Headquartered in Chatham, Ontario, we offer a corporate culture that promotes collaboration between co-workers, whether remote or in-house, and encourages creativity and innovation. This is your chance to join an energetic and motivated team in an inviting environment founded on flexibility and continuous learning.

As a global company, we offer two equally beneficial employment options: working at our corporate headquarters in Chatham, Ontario, or working remotely from the comfort of your home.


In-house Positions

We do not currently have any in-house positions available. Please check back often.


Telecommute Positions

Editor/Proofreader

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As one of our talented remote editors, you'll have the ability to work from home while choosing the types of assignments that interest you. You can interact with both in-house and other remote staff through online forums and company newsletters and memos, and you'll also receive free training and incentives that can be redeemed at online retailers. You won't have any of the hassle of bidding or pitching to clients, but you will have job security and be paid promptly.

Working with Scribendi.com requires a moderate level of computer and Internet knowledge. You need to be comfortable downloading and uploading files, attaching files to emails, saving and finding files on your computer, file transfers, renaming files, using a website interface, and using an instant messaging service. You should have a good working knowledge of the major document file formats and their associated software programs. As we also sometimes get documents that misbehave, some ability to troubleshoot technical problems is helpful.

Standard Qualifications:
Scribendi.com developed a series of online training programs, which includes GrammarCamp.com, EditingCamp.com, and ProofreadingCamp.com.
Learn English grammar with GrammarCamp.com.
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Proofread with confidence with ProofreadingCamp.com.
  • A university degree in a relevant field
  • At least three years of experience in editing, writing, document production, or language teaching
  • English must be your native language
  • Excellent reading comprehension skills, and the ability to follow written instructions and work independently
  • Be absolutely fanatical about meeting deadlines
  • An average editing/proofreading speed of 1,000-1,500 words per hour
  • Microsoft Word 2010 on a secure PC (not Mac) computer
  • Broadband/high-speed Internet access
  • The ability to accept payments in your own account in US dollars using PayPal.com. Please review PayPal's international payment network for more details
Preferred Qualifications:
  • A graduate degree in a relevant field
  • Access to additional word processing/document production software (e.g., Star/Open Office, Word Perfect, Open Office, LaTeX, Acrobat, iWorks, Publisher, PageMaker, etc.)
  • In-depth knowledge of one or more style guides (e.g., Chicago Manual of Style, Turabian, APA, etc.)

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Please note that applications for this position are NOT accepted by email. Only applicants selected for evaluation will be contacted.

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