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Please review our general notes below for each test, and download the ones that feel like a good fit.

You can take as many tests as you’d like, and when you’re finished, you’ll submit them all at once. The test downloads include all the instructions you need.

PLEASE NOTE! Whether you complete one test or all three (or anything in between), you should upload only ONE submission form with ALL completed tests attached. At this point, you should see a confirmation screen that confirms we’ve received your test or tests. We will respond to let you know the results of your test(s).

Good luck!

Take the editing test if

  • you enjoy helping authors bring their vision to life;
  • you’re a CMoS and Microsoft Word wiz;
  • you love working with a team to polish and refine your editing;
  • you see following a detailed, preset process as supportive, not restrictive; and
  • you like a variety of project types and content—think political flyers, games, trivia, and greeting cards!

Click here to download the editing test.

 


 

 

Take the social media and/or marketing copy writing tests if

  • you have proficiency in technical writing, from tech and health to finances and logistics, from high-level articles to science-heavy case studies, and much more—OR you enjoy fun-filled creative writing, from snappy social media posts and zingy one-liners to manuscript marketing copy and straightforward blog posts;
  • you can closely follow a provided outline;
  • you are comfortable receiving editor feedback and are open to critique and collaboration;
  • you can adjust your tone/style to a variety of marketing goals and audiences;
  • you understand the big-picture marketing goal of the piece and write to that end; and
  • you write about complex or dry topics in an engaging, clear, and readable way.

Click here to download the social media and marketing copy writing tests.

 


 

 

Take the tech writing test if

  • You have excellent communication skills.
  • You can keep up with detailed and evolving style guidance.
  • You accept feedback cheerfully.
  • You can learn and apply in-depth processes.
  • You have an intermediate knowledge of MS Word, including using comments and track changes.
  • You have background knowledge of or interest in technology or computer science (helpful but not required).
  • You have 10 or more hours per week to devote to projects you accept.
  • You are excited about writing case studies and blogs for a technology client based on stakeholder interviews and written assets.

Click here to download the SEO writing test.