Copy Editor

City Limits Publishing, LLC - Nashville, TN
$18 - $22 an hour

City Limits Publishing is looking to hire a new Junio Copy Editor to join our growing team. With an editorial calendar of over 50 books releasing in 2021, we're hoping to bring on an experienced editor to help us with editing and proofreading tasks associated with these projects, as well as proofing and editing our own internal content.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Read incoming submissions and give them a thumbs up or thumbs down to advance them to the next stage in the submission process (average 1-2 submissions per day, 3-5 chapters in total per submission, though copy editors are not required to read the entire submission)
  • Edit and/or proofread manuscripts submitted by signed authors
  • Judge contest entries for our various writing contests
  • Work with authors on their changes via Google Docs


  • Bachelor's Degree in English is strongly preferred
  • Expert knowledge of editing and proofreading (must pass an editing and proofreading assessment)
  • Ability to work remotely and on your own time
  • Your own computer and access to the internet

What we can offer you:

  • Flexibility is extremely important to us. You're able to set your own schedule and work your own days/hours
  • Professional development budget to enhance and improve skills
  • An opportunity to go full-time with the position within the next 6 months

To apply, please submit your resume.

Job Type: Part-time

Pay: $18.00 - $22.00 per hour


  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Professional development assistance


  • Monday to Friday

Supplemental Pay:

  • Commission pay

COVID-19 considerations:
We are a fully remote team.


  • Writing and Editing: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location:

  • Fully Remote

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Benefit Conditions:

  • Waiting period may apply
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