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Editors check materials before being published and make sure content is accurate and follows editorial guidelines. Based on our collection of resume samples, these experts perform activities like verifying facts, reading copy, proofreading written materials, coordinating other editors, providing feedback to writers, and arranging for copyright permissions. A successful example resume for Editor mentions the following qualifications: attention to details, grammar knowledge, writing skills, creativity, time management, and teamwork. Eligible candidates hold a Bachelor's Degree in English or journalism.

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1

Editor

Maximized publisher success as an in-house editor focused on commissioning freelance writers, new title acquisitions, and publication launches.

  • Outstanding record as a critical evaluator of proposals, research, and manuscripts.
  • Generator of innovative publishing ideas viewed through a prism of financial profitability.
  • Addressed accuracy, consistency, and appropriateness of materials, including researching, writing, editing, proofreading, and posting web content.
  • Devised and monitored budgets and cost-effective workflow for guidebook projects.
  • Conceptualized and developed a new style guide for a pocket guide series launch instrumental in boosting profits.
  • Built and sustained productive operations by supporting writers in improving brand voice and core writing quality.
  • Contributed to and updated 30+ guidebooks while concurrently commissioning writers and photographers as required.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BA
Latin American Studies
MA
English Literature
2

Editorial Assistant, Technical Writer, Senior Technical Writer

Estimated, budgeted, wrote, and edited end-user hardware and software documentation.

  • Supervised 13 writers and editorial assistants with vendor assignments at IBM.
  • Led the DocManager and StreamWeaver product documentation teams.
  • Designed, developed, and maintained corporate websites and marketing materials.
  • Developed documentation standards and managed documentation archives.
  • Helped client define an insurance document automation plan which resulted in the development of PDR Advanced Technology's DocManager product.
  • Interviewed and made personnel hiring, performance, goal, and salary recommendations.
  • Adapted and updated OEM hardware documentation to IBM standard.
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
12
years
at this job
BA
Political Science
3

Assistant Editor

Researched, gathered, organized and summarized data for eight teams to analysis audience rating.

  • Designed and created documents using Excel or Access to import and export economic data.
  • Scheduled meetings with different department staffs.
  • Arranged for three festival events for China Nation Ratio.
  • Maintained and purchased needs for the Economic department.
Candidate Info
5
months in
workforce
5
months
at this job
BA
Bachelor of Arts
MS
Economics
4

Senior Editor

Set journalistic standards and provided strategic vision, edited and wrote 7-page section on health, fitness, training and diet section for this national magazine.

  • Part of a team of editors who planned editorial content, graphics and layout. Conducted online market research to develop story ideas.
  • Assigned and edited stories, organized and wrote product reviews, wrote news content for digital platforms. Emphasized accuracy, strong story-telling and immediacy.
  • Wrote consistently compelling, persuasive copy that spoke directly to the audience and provided editorial/creative direction; managed multimedia projects; reviewed, rewrote and approved copy developed by other team members.
  • Interviewed medical doctors, celebrity athletes, and well-known thought leaders.
  • Proactively communicated with all research sources and internal staff.
  • Edited five columns within the magazine and produced three weekly email newsletters.
  • Supervised interns.
  • Wrote and edited short articles. Coordinated and managed reader service department.
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
11
years
at this job
BA
English Literature
5

Online Editor

Managed digital B2B news operation for news leader serving CEO-facing audience in international trade, shipping, policy and logistics.

  • Oversaw transition of JoC website from print shovelware to breaking news format.
  • Created image galleries, blogs, and other repositories for user-generated content.
  • Initiated online production of Review & Outlook, key print revenue channel.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BA
English
6

Editor

  • Managed more than a dozen volunteer staff members and photographers for Transmission section of website (focused on Chicago music scene)
  • Wrote and edited both long- and short-form copy for online publication
  • Developed and solicited feature-length articles from staff and contributing writers
  • Cultivated relationships with Chicago record labels, venues, and musicians
  • Planned and executed improvements to website to enhance usability and reader experience
  • Organized concerts/events for Gapers Block to engage readership in person, evolve brand
Candidate Info
22
years in
workforce
12
years
at this job
BA
English Language And Literature
MA
English And Creative Writing
Creative Writing
7

Associate Editor

  • Pitched, wrote, and published up to seven style, beauty, and entertainment stories, interviews, and slideshows a day.
  • Researched photos on WENN, Getty, etc. and edited them in Photoshop.
  • Assigned, edited, and published stories from a team of freelance fashion writers.
  • Attended fashion and beauty events on behalf of StyleBlazer.
  • Ran StyleBlazer Instagram and Facebook accounts.
  • Managed site analytics on a variety of platforms including Outbrain, Parse.ly, and Google Analytics.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Foreign Affairs; French
Summer Publishing Institute
8

Associate Online Photo Editor

2 years of experience as a photo editor for [company name] Magazine's website; 10 years of experience as a photographer and editor across multiple publications.

  • Highly organized and detail-oriented with strong editorial judgment. Proficient at multi-tasking across daily
  • Handled daily photo requests and photo research.
  • Collaborated with creatives, editorial managers and writers to come up with creative solutions to illustrate posts.
  • Ability to shoot product photography, portraiture and general assignment work at magazine quality, under tight web
  • Optimized, organized, and prepared files for the web. Comfortable with basic web production (formatting, HTML) for stories across the entire [company name] website.
  • Worked to expand the growing network of photographers and artists interested in working with [company name].
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Journalism
9

Editor

  • Formatted and edited documents for Texas DFPS according to HHSC
  • Developed and presented training sessions to acquaint state policy
  • Completed basic and intermediate Adobe Dreamweaver training for use in policy and handbook publication
  • Assisted the team lead in the management and assignment of projects in the department's Policy Alert Tracking System
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
BS
Communications
10

Advertising Coordinator and Assistant Sports Editor

General Foreman and Site Coordinator

  • Prepared work schedules to drive productivity
  • Led a team of five employees to ensure all time lines were met
  • Reviewed cost sheets to ensure that a project is completed within budget
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
8
months
at this job
BA
Communication

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