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Call for Volunteer Position : French Editor - NSWOC Advance

Background Nurses Specialized in Wound, Ostomy and Continence Canada (NSWOCC) is a registered charity who serve to advance the profession of Nurses Specialized in Wound, Ostomy and Continence and improve patient outcomes . The main publication is called the NSWOC Advance and it is published three times per year – in March, September and December. In order to improve French content, the NSWOCC is looking for a French editor for the NSWOC Advance. This is a very part-time volunteer position for a French Editor who is a core member of the editing team reports directly to the NSWOC Editor in Chief. Position Description

  • Assist in sourcing articles in the French language in the tri-specialty of wound, ostomy and continence

  • Editing and copyediting of French language articles

  • Editing of grammar, punctuation, spelling, style, and language-specific expressions in the language of expertise

  • Ensuring consistency regarding the use of terminology and style in the French language

  • Reviewing, revising, and proofing soft copy and hard copy formats in the French language

  • Interacting with the Editor in Chief of the NSWOC Advance

  • Reporting of project status and project progress to the Editor in Chief on a regular basis.

Qualifications

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience publishing under regular deadlines.

  • Must be detail-oriented, with proven ability to manage projects.

  • Demonstrated ability to edit, revise, or rewrite textual content in the French language.

  • Must be a team player.

  • French language fluency and ability to speak and understand English are required.

  • Previous experience in publishing articles industry is a strong plus

  • Demonstrated experience using computer programs to edit files is essential.

  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite, Word and Excel in particular, is required; the ability to learn new programs is essential.

How to apply

If you are interested in this exciting opportunity, please e mail office@nswoc.ca and include a cover letter to indicate your interest and a copy of your Curriculum Vitae by April 8, 2022.

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