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Why join CACTUS Freelancing?

Born in 2006, CACTUS Freelancing boasts a highly skilled team of 800+ experienced freelancers from across the globe. It is an integral part of the CACTUS family, uses sophisticated software, has its own resources, engages in live discussions with our trainers, and works on a steady flow of assignments.
 

A CACTUS freelancing position will provide you with a platform to leverage your subject-matter expertise and professional skills in the communication of research. Our freelancers work with us because they love doing so. Because we not only understand their desire for flexibility but also recognize their need for an assured volume of work.

Stringent recruitment processes
 
Training via e-mail, webinars, virtual discussions
 
State-of-the-art technology for improved efficiency
 

A skilled freelance team that loves what it does
 

Freelance opportunities

CACTUS offers rewarding and flexible freelancing opportunities. Depending on your experience and qualifications, you could pursue academic, scientific, pharma, or regulatory editing; guide authors through the publication process; or join our base of professional translators or transcriptionists.

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Our freelance scientific, academic, and English-language editing team comprises 600+ editors—mainly from the US, the UK, New Zealand, Australia, and India—and caters to an eclectic global clientele that includes researchers, universities, publishers, pharmaceutical companies, and other businesses.

Editors at CACTUS

CACTUS freelance editors serve as copy editors or substantive editors, depending on their competency and interests. Their aim is to ensure that the final copy meets the stringent linguistic standards of reputed international publications.

For more information, head on to the current openings page and read the relevant job descriptions.

 

 

At CACTUS, freelance pharma and regulatory editors provide class-leading medical and scientific editing services for pharmaceutical corporations, clinical research organizations, and researchers worldwide, helping them communicate their research to the world.

Pharma and regulatory editors at CACTUS

Pharma and regulatory editors edit and proofread manuscripts, CSRs, CTDs, safety reports, and protocols, written by both native-English-speaking and ESL authors to ensure

  • Flawless language
  • Accuracy and consistency of terminology and data
  • Compliance with industry guidelines and other style guides
  • Consistency in the presentation and layout

For more information, head on to the current openings page and read the relevant job descriptions.

 

Our publication support professionals serve as consultants, guiding authors at each stage of the publication process; they play 2 specific roles: Freelance Academic, Journal Expert and Freelance Content Reviewer.

Publication support professionals at CACTUS

Publication support professionals serve as consultants, guiding authors at each stage of the publication process; they play 2 specific roles: Academic Journal Expert and Freelance Content Reviewer.

  • A Freelance academic Journal Expert shortlists 3 to 5 journals that are best suited for the manuscript, based on several client- and manuscript-specific factors.
  • A Freelance Content Reviewer critically examines manuscripts (as in a peer review) to identify and comment on aspects such as relevance and significance of the research, adequacy of literature review, and clarity of results.

For more information, head on to the current openings page and read the relevant job descriptions.

 

Our translation team comprises freelance translators with subject-area expertise, professional work experience, and proficiency in both the target and source languages and specializes in translating academic and scientific manuscripts, conference proceedings, and presentations across a range of subjects.

For more information, head on to the current openings page and read the relevant job descriptions.

 

The CACTUS freelance transcription pool provides general and business transcription services. This base of skilled and experienced transcriptionists boasts expertise in business, podcast, media, IT, and engineering transcription and is capable of handling a wide variety of audio and video media, ranging from traditional analog tapes to high definition digital media of various formats.

Visit our current openings page to find out more about working with us as a freelance transcriptionist.