LearningMate- URGENT requirement Physics Copy Editor


URGENT NEED FOR Copy Editor- Physics

Job Description

Experienced copy editor who has successfully copyedited K-12 textbooks to work on client’s online platform. LMS experience a must.

Require someone with a background in high school science, such as Physics and Chemistry.

The copy editor ensures editorial quality and consistency for all content and collaborates with content edit and other project teams to enhance readability, maintain style consistency, and identify/correct grammatical and typographical errors in both content and images.


· Identify and fix typographical errors and double or missing words.

· Read through online lessons, making changes as necessary in grammar, punctuation,

· sentence structure, syntax, and tone/voice.

· Ensure that content reads properly for an American English audience.

· Review style and lesson components against client style guide, copyediting checklist,

· and writing guidelines.

· Proofread alternative text (alt text) for adherence to guidelines/sense.

· Use provided Smartsheets tool to record status of work.


· Master’s Degree

· Keen eye for grammar, spelling, and style inconsistencies

· Experience working with client styles & Chicago Manual of Styles

· Knowledge of editing & proof reading

· Proficiency with Microsoft Office and Google Docs/Sheets

· Ability to multitask effectively and work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment

· Ability to use online meeting software, such as Zoom and Google Meet

· Above-average performance on the LearningMate copyediting test or proven prior experience

· Experience editing content from non-native writers to read properly for an American English K12 audience.

· Knowledge of editorial processes and workflows

· Subject-area knowledge for higher-level science courses such as Physics and Chemistry

Scope of Work:

Review lesson content (text, images, videos, and audio) in client’s platform and in documents

(e.g., Google documents, Google Sheets) checking for spelling, language, grammar,

punctuation, consistency of tone, and consistency of formatting/style on all lessons/courses per client’s style guide.

Follow the Copy Editor’s Checklist for specific items not in the client’s style guide and maintain.a personal style sheet related to the project, which can be copied and pasted from the Checklist’s Google Doc and added to as necessary.

Gain familiarity and follow the writing guidelines, which are proprietary to the client’s platform, and contain boilerplate directions and other directives not in the style guide or Copy Editor’s Checklist.

Attend internal meetings as needed for training and informational purposes.

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