Working with RAP:
You can read about us here: http://redadeptpublishing.com/about-us/
All positions, with the exception of acquisitions editor, work mostly on pay-per-word jobs with some royalty-based jobs.
We test our applicants extensively for skills appropriate to the position.
We pay monthly via direct deposit.
Requirements for all positions:
A reliable computer, Microsoft Word 2007 or newer, and knowledge of Track Changes
Ability to meet deadlines
Good time-management skills
Ability to follow instructions, both written and verbal
Ability to use Skype
An email address
A telephone and good verbal communication skills
For tax accounting reasons, all positions are only open to U.S. citizens.
Acquisitions editors read submissions to our publishing house. They are prolific readers of multiple genres and have the ability to judge books on story, character, and writing style. Acquisitions editors must have good writing skills and be able to give detailed reasons for their assessments of books.
This is a completely royalty-based position.
All Positions Filled
Proofreader and/or Copy Editor:
Proofreaders must be proficient in all aspects of spelling, punctuation, and grammar. Proofreaders should be willing to work on books in most genres and must have access to the most recent edition of the Chicago Manual of Style.
Line editors must be proficient in all aspects of spelling, punctuation, and grammar. Editors must also be able to point out issues like an abundance of passive voice, dangling participles, excessive dialogue tags, repetitive word usage, and plot holes. Line editors must have access to the most recent version of the Chicago Manual of Style.
Content editors must be proficient in all aspects of fiction storytelling, including such things as character development, plot creation, theme, cause/effect issues, genre tropes, point of view, and storyline progression.
Pay varies per manuscript.
All Positions Filled
Take the Pre-Test
If you score 85% or above, complete this application:
(We do not make exceptions with test scores. If your test score does not qualify, you will not receive a response to the application.)