Language Editor

1 – 7 years of experience

About the role

TNQTech is looking for a language editor to join our growing team of people working to redefine content and technology in the scholarly publishing landscape. As a language editor, you’ll work both independently and with a team of editors to deliver manuscripts that are edited as per journal/publisher style guides, and review all corrections made by authors/publishers. You will be tasked with maintaining a high standard of work through quality circles, among other methods. You will mentor trainee editors and identify gaps in training. You will also have the opportunity to make processes more efficient and be involved in improving the tools used in-house.


  • Edit manuscripts for books and journals, checking for spelling, grammar, punctuation, clarity, and consistency, and rephrase sentences if necessary
  • Edit manuscripts according to each publisher’s language requirements
  • Mentor editor trainees, giving them constructive feedback, and review their manuscripts to maintain a high standard of work
  • Review author and/or publisher corrections, analyse errors, and recommend training needs
  • Lead quality circles based on error analysis
  • Identify bugs in tools and record them for further analysis
  • Make recommendations for automation where possible for more efficient processes

The ideal candidate

  • A graduate with 1-7 years of experience in language editing of STM journals and books
  • Someone with a keen eye for detail, and excellent verbal and written English skills
  • An MS Office expert
  • An enthusiastic learner with a passion for reading and editing