Editor for a Financial / Economic Book Rough Draft

Closed - This job posting has been filled and work has been completed.

Job Description

We are in the process of putting a financial book together that educates the public in this segment of investing and also to promote our business.

We are seeking for someone to edit our book.

Candidates must have the follow requirements:
- excellent US English Vocabulary
- excellent US English spelling
- excellent US English grammar
- excellent US English Usage
- excellent sense of "everyday" US English humor
- background and good understanding of economics

Please send portfolio and availability for test job.

More background info:

--book length/word/page count?

about 250-350 pages, about 420 words per page.

--target audience?

It will be the "babyboomers" public as well as the "young professional" public such as young Doctors.

--how much of this is written already?

Finishing up Chapter 1 and starting Chapter 2 this week.

--how deep a background in economics do you need your editor to have?

My editor don't need to have too deep of economics understanding, just need a good sense since my book will be educating most people on the sector of investment. This book will also be used as a tool to help drive sales to our investment business.

--do you have a deadline? Is it self-imposed or external?

Self-imposed deadline to coincide with our website launch.


Skills: english, economics, test, grammar