Evaluate, edit and prepare book manuscripts for publication, and screen, audio or theatre scripts for production.
Book or script editors review book manuscripts or television, movie and theatre scripts to determine whether they are suitable for publication or production. If they are suitable, the editor revises the text and suggests edits to improve the final product before it goes to publication or to production for film, television, radio or stage.
Work is usually in an office but can be performed from a laptop anywhere. Weekend or evening work may be required to meet deadlines.
Suits meticulous and creative people with an excellent command of the English language and strong attention to detail. Knowledge of media and the arts is important.
Formal qualifications in a relevant field are usually required. Many editors have qualifications through higher education.
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