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Job Opportunity: Freelance Editors Wanted

Position(s) Available: Editors in Essay Writing (with a focus on Literary Criticisms) and Poetry

Are you passionate about literature and writing? Do you have a keen eye for detail and a love for the nuances of language? KayTell Publishing is currently seeking freelance editors to join our dynamic team. As a small but growing publishing house, we offer a unique opportunity for individuals to contribute to the world of literature.

Job Description:

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Edit and review submissions in your assigned genre, providing constructive feedback and suggestions.

  • Collaborate with authors to refine and enhance the quality of their work.

  • Ensure adherence to grammatical and stylistic standards.


Position Details:

  • Work Schedule: On an as-needed basis. The workload may not be consistent due to our small size.

  • Payment: Paypal

  • Compensation: Freelance position; compensation will be on a per-assignment basis.


      Due to our company's size, we are not able to provide competitive compensation and truly hope to give experience to anyone just starting out.

      • Poetry: $.01 per word (2500 max) with a $10 minimum payment.​

      • Fiction + Essay Writing: $.014 per word (2500 max) with a $15.00 minimum payment.

      • Nonfiction: $.016 per word (2500 max) with a $17.00 minimum payment.


Skills Required:

  • Knowledge of the English language.

  • Proficiency in reading and understanding English.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Attention to detail and thoroughness in editing.

  • Ability to work collaboratively with authors.

  • Familiarity with Google or Microsoft editing/review tools.


Preferred Background:

  • No professional experience required; we welcome individuals looking to start their journey in the publishing world, but any level of experience is accepted.

  • Applicants must be 18 years or older.

  • High School diploma or higher.


Job Expectations:

  • Deliver timely and constructive feedback to authors.

  • Collaborate effectively with the editorial team.

  • Maintain a high standard of editing quality.


If you are passionate about literature, eager to contribute to the publishing industry, and possess the skills we're looking for, we encourage you to apply! KayTell Publishing is committed to providing a supportive environment for both emerging editors and seasoned professionals.

To apply, please send a brief cover letter indicating your preferred genre and overview of your experience with writing, and a sample of your editing work (if available) to with the subject line of "[Your Name] Editor Application".

Join us in shaping the literary landscape and fostering a community of passionate writers and readers!



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