Tuesday, April 6, 2010

Job Leads for 4/6/10

**Work at home reservation agent with Active Network**

**Financial Writer w/stock and bond market experience $12.00 hr**

**Resume Writers**

**Admissions Officers**

We currently are looking for past or current admissions officers to serve on EssayEdge staff. EssayEdge pay is quite competitive. To apply, please submit your resume, two writing samples, and a cover letter explaining your interest in the position.

**Proofreader -- $12/hour**
University Readers is taking the custom-publishing industry by storm! Join an entrepreneurial company that provides an E-commerce publishing service that is loved by countless professors and over 250,000 students around the country. This is an incredible opportunity for the right individual, as we are positioned to triple in size over the next few years. We are presently recruiting enthusiastic, hard-working, and dedicated Freelance Proofreaders to work from home. In this role, you will provide the "nuts-and-bolts" of our publishing service: making sure documents that have gone through an optical character recognition process are completely error-free. We strive to produce flawless products.
Job Description
* Receive original, scanned documents in PDF format, and data-captured documents in Word format.
* Review the Word documents against the original PDFs for accuracy: This includes checking for misplaced words, incorrect characters, missing words/pages, and other inconsistencies.
* NO line-editing/copy-editing involved.
Candidates with publishing experience, strong proofreading skills and attention to detail are strongly encouraged to apply.
* Ability to ensure a flawless product and maintain the flawless standard quality control across a high volume of titles. This requires a keen eye and exacting standards. This is supported and reinforced by using a repeatable, documented, and continually updated (as needed, in writing) process.
* Adept with personal computers, standard word processing and ms office (Word, Adobe Acrobat on your computer are required for the work).
* Familiarity with the book-publishing process: layout, design, editorial, production, scheduling, printing, epub knowledge a plus.
* Ability to receive constructive criticism and feedback, and incorporating it into future work as needed to ensure the highest quality is maintained.
* Strong, demonstrated organizational skills. We have a high-pressure, quick-turnaround operation, and your ability to multi-task and hit strict deadlines must be second-to-none!
* Ability to work efficiently and productively on an independent basis. At the same time, candidate must be able to work cooperatively to help company meet larger goals and objectives (we are extremely interdependent and regularly collaborate).
* A drive to seek excellence with a "whatever-it-takes" attitude (you love to work hard and take pride in a job well-done)!
* Problem-solving and creativity (we are highly introspective and strive for continual improvement to our processes and products).
Compensation: $12/hour. Our pay rate is structured on an expected efficiency scale. We expect our proofreaders to be able to complete 20 pages per hour, based on a word count of 450 words per page.
For consideration, please e-mail cover letter and resume to Jennifer Bowen at the e-mail address below. No phone calls please.
University Readers Inc.
3970 Sorrento Valley Blvd.; Suite 500
San Diego, CA 92121
858-552-1422 (fax)
An Equal Opportunity Employer � http://www.universityreaders.com/
* Compensation: $12/hour

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