We will accept applications for this freelance opportunity until October 25, 2017. Questions about this position can be directed to email@example.com
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meet these qualification requirements, are interested in working in a freelance
capacity for a flat, per-assignment/per-task fee, and would like to
learn more about the freelance editing position, please upload your CV,
Credential File, and a letter of interest.
Because we have relaxed our paid experience requirements, the
letter of interest is going to be critical in telling us who you are, how you
feel about romance, what you know about Carina Press. We’re looking for
candidates who can impress us with their enthusiasm and passion for working
with our authors, working in the romance industry and working with Carina Press.
In short, this is how we’re able to get our first and main impression of our
applicants, so don’t be shy in selling yourself!
In addition to enthusiasm, in your letter of interest we’d like
- detail your
understanding of the above requirements, verify that you meet the
requirements and cite areas in which you feel you are particularly strong
- state why you
are interested in working for Carina Press in particular
- list what romance
sub-genres you feel you’d be most qualified to edit
Upload all documents requested. Attention
Angela James, Editorial Director.
Required information (to be saved as Applicant Name_Credential File)
to be included alongside a CV and letter of interest:
- Title and author
of last 5 books on which you worked as an editor or on which you helped
shape the book in some way (providing feedback, for instance).
- Titles of any
books you have been primary editor for that have won major awards or hit NYT or USA TODAY lists.
- Name and email
address of 2 authors on whose books you worked, who would be willing to
answer questions regarding their editorial experience with you.
- Title and author
of the three most recent books you read and loved/would recommend.
- Favorite book
you’ve read so far in 2017.
We will respond with further information about the position, including
the freelance rate card, to qualified applicants only.
who move on past the initial application stage will be asked to complete an
editorial test on a partial manuscript, as well as a reading evaluation of 10
manuscripts, so please be prepared to go through this process if you apply.
This testing phase is somewhat time consuming but is crucial in finding
candidates with a keen editorial eye and an aptitude for critical evaluation of
To apply: please upload, at this link, three
1) Your CV/resume.
2) Credential file, as detailed above.
letter of interest. In addition to uploading the letter of interest as a
separate document, please copy and paste it into the “letter of interest”
section on the submission form.
We will accept applications for this freelance opportunity
until October 25, 2017. Questions about this position can be
directed to firstname.lastname@example.org