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Indexer/Copyeditor Consultant
Ref No.: 15-00780
Location: Newark, New Jersey
Start Date / End Date: 04/06/2015 to 03/04/2016
Job Title: Indexer/Copyeditor Consultant
Job Location: Newark, NJ
Job Ref#: 15-00780
  • Job Description :

    The Indexer/Copyeditor Contractor works as part of a team that accurately creates enters edits and maintains product information elements metadata for all Client products.
  • The Indexer/Copyeditor Contractor focuses on ensuring completeness accuracy and suitability of all metadata.
  • The Indexer/Copyeditor Contractor is also an energetic and creative troubleshooter who works with a wide variety of people regarding all issues related to content.
  • The ideal candidate should be an avid consumer of media including books/periodicals audio and digital reader websites blogs and other digital content sources.
  • He/she is also a self-starter with impeccable organizational and analytical skills a confident and upbeat communicator via written and verbal business communication skills highly organized and detail oriented and able to thrive in a high-energy entrepreneurial environment.
  • Previous proofreading and/or copy editing experience would be valuable.
  • Key Accountabilities PRODUCT METADATA INDEXING AND COPY EDITING The Indexer/Copyeditor Contractor proofreads and fact checks all product descriptions and supporting information prior to releasing a product to be published to Client marketplaces Client stores iTunes.
  • Key elements such as a product's price on-sale date territory rights availability provider royalty earner associated Client ASIN code and all taxonomy elements are top priority areas of review.
  • The Indexer/Copyeditor Contractor also provides QA for Client style in product descriptions data consistency and related product linking for all product metadata.
  • The Indexer/Copyeditor Contractor needs to meet daily copy editing quotas and complete prioritized processing requests.
  • EDITORIAL Indexer/Copyeditor may need to research edit rewrite or occasionally create descriptions for products.
  • The Indexer/Copy Editor may need to research and assemble positive product review blurbs to be added to product descriptions.

    Basic Qualifications Skills/Experience Requirements
  • B.A/B.S. or equivalent degree preferably in Humanities
  • Editorial experience preparing online content
  • Proofreading experience; copy editing experience a plus
  • Familiarity with basic HTML formatting
  • Working knowledge of database concepts including Excel skills and best practices
  • Demonstrated multi-tasking and problem-solving skills in a fast-paced time sensitive environment
  • Demonstrated ability to work with a wide variety of people
  • Demonstrated focused attention to detail
  • Highly organized
  • Technical proficiency in Windows operating environment