Freelance Native English Editors and Proofreaders

We are looking for freelance Native English Editors and Proofreaders specialising in English as a second language (ESL).

All applications are welcome!

We are currently particularly seeking editors with experience preparing manuscripts for publication specialising in the following areas:

  • Medical Sciences
  • Life Sciences
  • Physical Sciences
  • Computer Science
  • Materials Science
  • Engineering and Technology
  • Business and Economics
  • Social Sciences
  • Humanities

The main responsibilities

Correcting academic scripts for spelling, punctuation and grammar in UK and US English for clients with ESL.

Ensuring that text is concise and consistent.

Ensuring that copy is easy to read and that concepts are structured in a sequential and logical way.

Offering advice on structure in terms of chapters and paragraphs.

Being responsible for your projects, document management (digital filing) and working to strict deadlines.


Candidates will ideally:

Enjoy working with the written word.

Hold a minimum of an M.A. or M.Sc. Working towards a further post-graduate qualification and active research considered a plus.

Have editing and/or proofreading experience.

Have English language testing experience.

Have excellent written communication and time management skills.

Have excellent knowledge of Microsoft Word and Google Docs and be able to work with email attachments.  Knowledge of Overleaf and Sharelatex is a plus.

Have a keen eye for detail and be 100% accurate.

Be flexible.

About is a global editing and proofreading service specialising in ESL. We are a group of freelance editors and proofreaders who formed this online community to centralise our services and offer consistent and easy pricing to our clients. Our clients are looking for a fast and reliable service providing an accurate and polished final product without having to spend time considering multiple proposals. We provide appropriately qualified freelance editors and proofreaders with flexible work: freelancers can accept as much or as little work as fits with their schedules.


All applications are welcome!