We’re looking for top-tier proofreaders.

Learn more about who we are, what working with Elite is like, and how to apply.

Home Careers for Top-Tier Proofreaders

Who we are

​​Elite Editing is a full-service editing and writing firm dedicated to producing high-quality content for a wide variety of clients.

One of our clients is a company that publishes greeting cards, calendars, children’s books, and planners, and all those documents need patient, precise proofing. Readers need to have a sharp, methodical approach and a high tolerance for repetition to ensure dates are sequential and correct, holidays fall in the right place, captions are spelled correctly, and so on.

Our job is to make sure that we root out all errors. As these items are literally printed before they’re offered for sale, there is no quick fix for errors found too late.

Who you are

You are an experienced editor with a sharp eye for detail. Catching typographical errors and making copy clean and perfect gives you deep satisfaction.

This work is almost entirely proofreading. There’s usually very little copy, and it’s mostly in decent shape but needs to be carefully scrutinized for typo-like errors.

The work is steady and ongoing, with a few seasonal surges and a few slower weeks.

We’ve been partnering with this client for years, so while there’s a sharp learning curve, we have all the answers you need, and editors typically get the hang of things very quickly.

Still interested? Great! Your next step is to take the test, which you can download from this page.

Why Elite

  • Access to a steady stream of projects
  • Support from project managers
  • Flexible scheduling
  • Ability to work from anywhere
  • Compensation: Pay is based on the project type and service line, but project pay is based on a minimum $22/hour rate, with higher pay available based on volume and expertise.





Download the test to apply today!

You’ll get five documents total: instructions, a set of test cards, a test calendar, a list of holidays, and a phases of the moon document.

Proofreader Test



The next step

Elite Editing is a full-service editing and writing firm dedicated to producing high-quality content for a wide variety of clients.

Start your Elite journey today by taking the first of five simple steps.

  • Step 1: Testing

    Since we have so many different clients and projects, we want to make sure that we find the right fit for you. We’ve therefore designed a series of tests to ascertain your skills and determine where you would thrive. We see our tests as a kind of virtual interview—you want to show us what you can do, and we definitely want to see your talent.

  • Step 2: Results

    We will contact you within 7 days of submission to let you know how you did. If you look like a good fit, we’ll invite you to join the onboarding queue!

  • Step 3: Onboarding

    We want to ensure you and Elite are a mutually good fit, so we have a provisional period during which we try to match you with the best projects for your skill sets. During this time, we set you up in our payment system so that you’re paid for all the work you do as we get a feel for each other. We will also send you more details on our processes and style guides to set you up for success.

  • Step 4: Welcome

    Once we all decide we’re meant to work together, we’ll send you an official welcome kit and invite you to a culture call.

  • Step 5: Celebrate

    Celebrate your work anniversaries with us, and enjoy the profound benefits of a mutually respectful work environment—and a life that never has to take a back seat to your career.