Tapas Media Inc is hiring a

Freelance Contractor: Reformatting Assistant, Novels

Contractor
Remote
Tapas is the "YouTube for storytellers" — an open-publishing platform and home to a community of more than 58,000 creators. We’ve published over 89,000 stories to date. We specialize in publishing original stories in the form of serialized webcomics and novels. Tapas has 3.1 million monthly unique readers, who collectively spend more than 118 million minutes per month on Tapas. Stories on Tapas have been read over 6.7 billion times to date. About 70% of our audience is female millennials, primarily located in the US, and the Tapas app is one of the top-grossing comics apps on iOS and Android.

We're seeking to hire a Reformatting Assistant, Novels Freelance Contractor, who will assist the novels production coordinator in reformatting, updating, and scheduling novel manuscripts. Please note this is a part-time contract to start that may lead to a full-time contract. 

What Contractor Will Do:

  • Reformat manuscripts into approximately 1,000 word episodes with standardized formatting, meeting strict project deadlines 
  • Prepare, upload, and schedule episodic content for publishing using Tapas’ content management system 
  • Quality control of uploaded episodes 
  • Organize and maintain project files using online storage platforms (Google Drive, Dropbox, etc.) 
  • Vet episodes for mature content 

Contractor Areas of Expertise and Systems Requirements

  • Familiarity with and passion for webnovels 
  • Strong English comprehension skills
  • Ability to identify and correct errors while working with a very high volume of manuscripts 
  • Ability to meet deadlines, reliability is a key quality required of our contractors 
  • Highly communicative and comfortable using multiple communication platforms (Slack, Dropbox and email) 
  • Ability to keep organized with the high volume of manuscripts to ensure accessibility and organization of files.
  • Access to Microsoft Word 
  • Mac OS required

Interested in becoming a remote contractor? We’d love to hear from you. Aside from the normal application process, please share a quick paragraph on what aspects of your experience make you a perfect candidate for this job.