Freelance English Proofreader

  • Freelance
  • Amsterdam, Netherlands

Freelance English Proofreader

Job description

Spotzer is a fast paced, rapidly growing, global digital marketing business. Headquartered out of Amsterdam, we are serving tens of thousands small businesses across the world by building their websites, launching their paid search campaigns and creating power content. Our model is unique: we partner with major brands and offer a fully white labeled solution where we represent our partner’s brands over the phone through contact center activity and product fulfillment centers.

 

We are looking for a native English freelance proofreader living within the EU who can work remotely and help us deliver quality assured copy to our small business clients. You will be communicating with our Content Manager who works from our office in Amsterdam. Our ideal candidate will have a proven track record of editing and drafting engaging SEO copy.


For this position, assignments will be exclusively webpage copy for SME websites. Individual orders will represent a single website and may vary from 3 - 30 pages, while the subject matter may vary from hair treatments to legal advice and everything in between!


We pay on a per page basis: 5 EUROS PER PAGE. You will fill out a "capacity form" to let us know how many pages you can proof per day and jobs are assigned to match your capacity. All proofreading assignments need to be returned within 24 hours except those assigned on Friday which have a Monday deadline.


Word Counts are: 350 for the Homepage. 250 for all other internal pages. 75 for contact and gallery pages.


Along with correcting grammar and spelling mistakes, you will also have make sure that copywriting meets our guidelines including being culturally British, benefit-led, and complies with best SEO practice. It will simply be a case of making sure that the implementation of the keywords and location is correct: H1, H2s, meta-title, and meta-descriptions, etc. 


For most jobs, you will work proof and edit directly on the live site, while for others you will be asked to work in a Word .doc template. So experience with website building platforms is helpful. 


Don't worry if you're new to the SEO game or working on live websites - we will train you in everything you need to know!

Requirements

Responsibilities

  • Edit and proofread content that drives people to action.

  • QA copy to ensure it meets Spotzer and SEO requirements.

Preferred Qualifications and Experience

  • Excellent English editing, proofreading, and writing skills and attention to detail.

  • 1-3 years of experience working as an editor.

  • Strong understanding of SEO, SEM and marketing principles.

  • Bachelor’s degree in writing, journalism, communications, marketing, or other related field.

  • Ability to juggle multiple projects, manage time, and prioritize by deadline and importance.

What we offer

  • Flexible workload based on your schedule