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Freelance Editors are self-employed workers who check materials for their clients before being published. Key responsibilities for this job include verifying facts, proofreading copy, collaborating with writers and managers, and getting copyright permissions. Based on the most successful resume samples, these professionals should demonstrate strong writing skills, grammar knowledge, attention to details, creativity, time management, and networking. Eligible candidates usually make display of a college degree in a relevant field in their resumes; most Freelance Editors have studied communication or marketing.

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Freelance Editor

  • Edited hundreds of essays for applicants to business, medical, and law schools.
  • Delivered jobs of up to 5,000 words with sub-24-hour deadlines and was consistently requested by previous clients.
  • Wrote detailed critiques and advice to ensure clients' satisfaction with, and understanding of, edits.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BS
Psychology
2

Freelance Editor

Proofread online media product about scientific literacy and managed demo review for best- selling psychology textbook

  • Managed textbook author in the creation of quizzes for adaptive quizzing product as well as edited manuscript
  • Inputted corrections for adaptive quizzing product for statistics and psychology titles
  • Condensed chapter introductions from introductory psychology textbook for an online product
Candidate Info
19
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
English
3

Freelance Editor/writer

Create and edit content for online media company and publishing companies.

  • Selected as senior content editor for [company name], providing detailed feedback to new writers and writers in development program.
  • Write press releases for authors at Dog Ear Publishing, a self-publishing company, and submit them for online distribution.
  • Edited Whole Ball of Tax, a press release campaign written by professional tax preparers, for CCH, a Wolters Kluwer Company.
Candidate Info
27
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
BS
Journalism
4

Freelance Editor

  • Wrote and edited English test prep materials for Korean middle/high school students.
  • Proofread English and Korean contents of various materials.
  • Conducted market research and gathered resources for use in publications.
  • Translated English documents into Korean and vice versa.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
International Trade & Marketing
5

Freelance Editor & Writer

  • Served as the Developmental Editor for three creative non-fiction manuscripts on behalf of [company name], analyzing texts for content, structure, and grammatical accuracy, as well as discussing any potential changes with authors
  • Work as the freelancing editor for an organization called Frontiers, which includes providing substantive and copy editing for articles, online content, videos, and curricula, as well as adding necessary content
  • Ensure footnote, bibliographical, and stylistic adherence to various style guides
  • Generate thoughtful and constructive feedback regarding content and structure
  • Connect frequently with authors and members of the editorial team in order to ensure collaborative effort
  • Researched and wrote a pamphlet on the topic of fasting for Rose Publishing
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
English Literature
MA
English
MA
Theology
6

Freelance Editor and Writer

  • Served as a principal source of articles for the internal news and information website for McKinsey & Company, a global 7,000-employee consultancy.
  • Wrote and edited articles for multinational publications and websites on business, travel and youth issues.
  • Contributed articles to Time for Students, an offshoot of Time Magazine geared to students of the English language abroad.
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Media Communications / Journalism
MA
Communications
7

Freelance Editor / Motion Graphics Editor

Created 3D motion graphics for USGA (United States Golf Association) book promo

  • Made 3D motion graphic show loops for client logos
  • Edited video segments for client products (i.e. Pfizer, Medicus, Baxter, Takeda, etc.)
  • Transcoded videos to multiple formats (i.e. .mov, h.264, mp4, wav, etc.)
  • Oversaw live broadcast at HBO Studios for Baxter presentation
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
2
months
at this job
8

Freelance Editor

Copyedited research papers across numerous disciplines for clarity, concision, and consistency.

  • Edited response letters for journals.
  • Edited for clarity, concision, and mechanical consistency.
  • Edited for grammar, punctuation, and usage.
  • Queried authors to call attention to factual and logical inconsistencies and missing elements.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
MA
Electrical Engineering
Mechanics And Usage For Editors
9

Freelance Editor

  • Report directly to executive editor of IGN Game Help on a project-to-project basis to create substantive guides for the site's over 20 million unique users per month.
  • Serve as team lead for various projects wherein tasks are delegated amongst other freelance editors as well as community volunteers.
  • Proofread and copy-edit various written guides in order to comply with company standards as well as generally accepted writing norms.
  • Complete substantial individual projects with little to no oversight from executive editor in a timely basis in order to produce the most complete product possible in the shortest turnaround time.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
History
JD
Juris Doctor
10

Freelance Editor/writer

  • Edit and proofread various writing pieces for international clients
  • Develop repeat business by establishing close customer relationships
  • Consistently obtain top client satisfaction ratings for quality and performance
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
8
months
at this job
BA
English

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