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Title: Bilingual Chinese-English Editor (Remote Part-time
Description: Leading U.S. publisher of educational materials in the areas of Asian languages and cultural studies for the K-12 and higher education markets seeks experienced bilingual Chinese-English freelance editor. This is a remote role with flexible hours.

In this position, you will create and edit content for a variety of print and digital Chinese language learning materials. In addition to strong Chinese writing and editorial skills, a compelling candidate will have extensive experience working with young people in both China and the United States.

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Write reading/listening passages, stories, lesson plans, exercises, rubrics, and other instructional content
• Edit content created by teachers and other writers as necessary to improve quality and ensure that project specifications are met
• Copy edit Chinese language content within a bilingual textbook context
Requirements: BA/BS degree, preferably in the teaching of Chinese as a foreign language
• Superior native proficiency (written and verbal) in Mandarin Chinese in addition to strong English language skills
• In-depth knowledge of current Chinese culture and Chinese youth
• Writing and editorial experience in world languages curriculum materials development, coupled with an understanding of the interests of both American and Chinese middle school and high school students
• Strategic and efficient in planning and executing to ensure consistent on-time delivery of assignments
• Well-developed communication skills for effective remote work
• Excellent writing, grammar, spelling, and proofreading skills, as well as accuracy and attention to detail
• Understanding of complex interdependencies among different book project components
• Strong MS Word, MS Excel, and Adobe Acrobat skills, with Photoshop experience a plus
• Knowledge of U.S. educational standards (ACTFL) and experience teaching Chinese in the U.S. classroom preferred, especially at the middle and high school levels
Location: Boston, MA but will be working remotely.
How To Apply For This Job: To apply, please email resume with cover letter in both English and Chinese, along with student exercises or other writing samples you wrote to, noting FREELANCE EDITOR in the subject line
Date Posted: 1/15/2021

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