We are looking to add a few more academic copyeditors, developmental editors, and book indexers to our editing team!
Do you love helping interdisciplinary scholars write and publish awesome work? Check out our open positions on our career page to see if one is a great fit for you.
Ideas on Fire developmental editors are responsible for ensuring client manuscripts have strong and well-proven arguments and subclaims relevant to the authors’ academic fields, clear and logical manuscript structure that supports those arguments, the right amount and type of engagement with scholarly sources and debates, and consistent authorial tone.
Further, our developmental editors ensure manuscripts fit well with US academic publishers’ lists and audiences as well as advise clients on changes they can make to their manuscripts to best fit existing and emerging interdisciplinary conversations in their fields.
Ideas on Fire copyeditors are responsible for ensuring manuscripts have correct and consistent grammar, spelling, formatting, and punctuation; strong and logical sentence structure; consistent terminology, abbreviations, and definitions; and accurate citation formatting for in-text citations, footnotes/endnotes, and bibliographies.
Further, our copyeditors ensure manuscripts adhere to specific US publishers’ and universities’ formatting requirements and best reflect the power of interdisciplinary scholarship today.
Ideas on Fire indexers are responsible for crafting interdisciplinary and thorough back-of-the-book indexes that allow diverse groups of readers to navigate our clients’ books, build on those books create their own scholarship, and ultimately build better worlds.
As a social justice-oriented company, we know that the academic citations matter and are inherently political—thus our indexers highlight the full range of scholars, concepts, and histories cited in each book.