KinetEco Inc. is hiring a Developmental Editor to work directly with solar and green living experts to develop green living guidebooks for publication through our new publishing company, KinetEco Inc. Publishing. Ideal candidate has strong analytical and critical thinking skills and is able to quickly identify and coach authors through fixing weaknesses in a manuscript or guide.  Candidate is a diplomatic communicator with strong attention to detail, technological savvy, and a keen ability to use emotional intelligence to steer projects and people toward successful outcomes.

Primary Duties:

  • Teach authors how to develop their manuscripts and coach them to success
  • Identify opportunities for authors to their material to make clear, friendly, approachable guides
  • Assess content at a high level and at a micro-level with equal attention to detail
  • Develop a style guide for KinetEco Publishing.
  • Manage projects with adaptability and agility
  • Contribute to the small editorial team to improve processes and workflows
  • Assist the larger KinetEco Inc. Manuals team in growing this product line

[This position may include some copy editing or technical editing work]

Must-Have Requirements:

  • Ability to understand technical concepts around science, energy, and green living and translate them into friendly, approachable terms
  • 4+ years previous editorial experience
  • Must be available for a minimum of 40 hours per week working remotely from a home office
  • Superb project and time management skills
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize multiple complex projects
  • Excellent proficiency with Microsoft Office Adobe Acrobat, and other publishing tools
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills; comfortable communicating across time zones with co-located teams
  • Capable of supporting remote office setup and managing tasks and time from a home office

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Technical writing and editorial background, particularly within the scientific realm
  • 5 years of previous experience in a publishing environment

About KinetEco Inc. Publishing:

KinetEco Inc. Publishing publishes green living guides as content marketing for KinetEco Inc. Our audience is the home consumer who’s interested in living a green life with alternative energy sources as a primary interest. We’re obsessed with making guides that are friendly and approachable, and make green living an attractive part of everyday life. We work with our authors and solar energy experts to develop market-leading content in the green living space.`

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