Freelance Editor


October 14, 2022

Job Description

Job Overview:

  • Job Title: Freelance Editor
  • Hiring Company: Scribbr
  • Company Website:
  • Remote Locations: Worldwide
  • Job Type: Remote, Freelance

What is Scribbr?

Since its founding in 2012, Scribbr has helped thousands of students perfect their theses. At our headquarters in Amsterdam, we work daily to improve our proofreading service.

Proofreaders at Scribbr

Scribbr proofreaders are united by their love of language and editing. They improve essays, theses and dissertations. For this team, we are looking for motivated language experts who want to grow together

Job Responsibilities:

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Job Requirements:

  • Your English proficiency is excellent.
  • You have at least a bachelor degree.
  • You have experience in (academic) proofreading.
  • You can edit at least 10,000 words per week.
  • You are inquisitive and have an interest in different subject areas.
  • You are flexible, reliable and easily accessible.
  • You are willing to proofread entire bachelor’s, master’s or other theses.
  • You are good with Microsoft Word and other software e.g. Slack

Employee Benefits:

  • Work flexibly according to your schedule. 15 or 40 hours a week – it’s up to you.
  • You can work remotely from home.
  • Average pay is €20–25 per hour, depending on your proofreading speed.
  • We support you in developing your proofreading skills with individual training and exclusive information resources.
  • Community: You benefit from personal and professional exchanges with other editors in our exclusive Slack group.
  • You focus on proofreading – we take care of clients, logistics and invoicing.
  • Our helpful support team will answer your questions around the clock.

How To Apply:

Out of every 100 applicants, we only qualify 2 new editors. We use our challenging 10-question language quiz to identify the applicants who are the best fit for our team.
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