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Post your professional editing job on oDesk and find editors and writers with excellent grammar skills and content editing experience to check the grammar and syntax of your work, propose new ideas to integrate into your original concept, and improve the formatting, style and accuracy of your content. They can also edit and proofread magazine articles; clean up books; check and improve school essays or academic papers; and edit training guides, student workbooks or online courses.

Editing is the process of organizing, correcting and modifying an author’s original idea in order to produce a consistent and complete work. On oDesk, the world’s largest online workplace, you’ll find content editors, copywriters and book editors to read through and correct your topic-specific web content or books, or post-editors and proofreaders who can review machine-translated text on your behalf.

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Average Editing Freelancer Feedback Score

Editing oDesk freelancers typically receive a client rating of 4.74.

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Last updated: April 1, 2014

  • Arts Administrator/Grants Consultant

    I am an American professional seeking assignments that will allow me to draw from previous US experience while providing specialized support from abroad. I have worked in a variety of administrative positions over the past 6 years; my last US … more

    I am an American professional seeking assignments that will allow me to draw from previous US experience while providing specialized support from abroad. I have worked in a variety of administrative positions over the past 6 years; my last US position was Coordinator of the Government Relations department at Carnegie Hall. I am skilled in writing professional RFP/RFQ responses; carrying out proposal research, preparation, and development; and editing copy. I have 5 years of experience working on government grants and federal contracts, and am well-versed in arts fundraising. In addition, I am familiar with non-profit and cultural organizations. I enjoy conducting Internet research, building relationships with clients, and providing editorial support. While abroad, I am seeking opportunities to use my administrative skills and develop any that you may require in the virtual world. Currently, I am taking a year-long sommelier course and am further interested in wine-related projects. *Grantseekers* For clients in need of grant writing services: I offer writing and editing assistance but I am also available to help you understand the research and application process. By providing the tools for your organization to be self-sufficient, I will put you on a path to sustainable fundraising. Please feel free to request this service along with proposal development.  less

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    • $16.67 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.8
    • 1459 HOURS
    • ARGENTINA
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 6 TESTS
  • Author

    I am a published novelist with a background in business consulting, business management, administrative management, business operations, and a wide variety of writing skills. I am a quality editor and proofreader and have worked with over 100 authors on their … more

    I am a published novelist with a background in business consulting, business management, administrative management, business operations, and a wide variety of writing skills. I am a quality editor and proofreader and have worked with over 100 authors on their manuscripts. I have a B.A. degree as a Social Scientist, three fields. My strengths are attention to detail, commitment and the ability to write in many different 'voices.' If you want someone willing to work hard for you and give you what you're looking for, I can do that. I give 100% to my work, always.  less

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    • $16.67 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 2069 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 13 TESTS
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  • Certified Public Accountant/Internet Marketer/Freelance Writer

    Over the last 20 years, I have worked with several multi-national companies and was able to harness my core competencies in the field of Accounting and Finance. I have handled Managerial positions, supervised the work of an average of 10 … more

    Over the last 20 years, I have worked with several multi-national companies and was able to harness my core competencies in the field of Accounting and Finance. I have handled Managerial positions, supervised the work of an average of 10 office personnel and have developed a strong ability to deal with all kinds of people in all levels of organization. I have established my own businesses over the years, making use of the knowledge and experienced that I have learned in the Corporate world. Aside from accounting, finance and treasury functions, I have had the opportunity to develop my skills in the following area: 1. Travel Agency (booking, reservations, marketing and customer service) 2. Internet Marketing (blogging, article writing) 3. Real Estate (generating leads, organizing events and seminars)  less

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    • $11.11 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.9
    • 85 HOURS
    • PHILIPPINES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 3 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 13 TESTS
  • Freelance Editor/Writer/Business Consultant/ Designer

    I graduated with an Associate in Applied Science in International Business and a Bachelors in Applied Science in History/Anthropology. My experience in writing comes from the extensive papers having to be written in my line of study. I may … more

    I graduated with an Associate in Applied Science in International Business and a Bachelors in Applied Science in History/Anthropology. My experience in writing comes from the extensive papers having to be written in my line of study. I may also be able to help with any type of business plan writing and basic accounting problems any client may have. While I have started a few basic businesses with friends and colleagues, it was my responsibility to take care of the Administation/ Accounting/ and Customer Service elements. My main objective is to get into designing. Not much experience as I do it mainly for fun and leisure.  less

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    • $8.89 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 0 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 6 TESTS
  • Transcription Expert 5+ years, Business Minutes and Editing

    If you want an accurate,professional transcript of your audios or videos, you have found the right contractor. Having 5+ years of transcription experience, I have transcribed several audios and videos including: dissertation interviews, medical, focus groups, legal, corporate meetings … more

    If you want an accurate,professional transcript of your audios or videos, you have found the right contractor. Having 5+ years of transcription experience, I have transcribed several audios and videos including: dissertation interviews, medical, focus groups, legal, corporate meetings and interviews. When you hire me you can be confident that you will get a professional transcript by or before your specified deadline, and you will not have to spend your valuable time going through and making corrections. You will get your transcripts in MS Word. All of my transcriptions are proofread for the highest level of accuracy and quality. I type 75 wpm. I will never outsource transcriptions. I can guarantee the work you will receive will be 100% mine. The client's satisfaction is my number one goal.  less

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    • $14.44 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.7
    • 894 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 5 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 13 TESTS
  • Writer / Editor / Marketing Strategist

    I specialize in writing and editing for copy and content. While Vice President Marketing for ASEAN Affairs magazine, the one and only publication specializing on ASEAN distributed to five continents, my proofreading and editing excellence were used on each issue … more

    I specialize in writing and editing for copy and content. While Vice President Marketing for ASEAN Affairs magazine, the one and only publication specializing on ASEAN distributed to five continents, my proofreading and editing excellence were used on each issue as the final arbiter for copy and content. As an editor for International News Editing, I edited features and articles for Bernama (Malaysia), The Nation (Thailand), The Kuwait Times, and The Straight's Times (Singapore). As an Advanced Communicator Silver with Toastmasters International, I was a national leader in Thailand where I served as Area Governor. I have lived in four countries on four continents; England, Australia, America, and Thailand . I presently reside in Bangkok.  less

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    • $22.22 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 4484 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 14 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 10 TESTS
  • Expert ATA certified EN-RU, RU-EN translator

    I have a 5-year track record of success in international business communications, having served as a language consultant and English-Russian, Russian-English translator. My responsibilities include printing, on-line content and international communications. During my visit of the United States, I became … more

    I have a 5-year track record of success in international business communications, having served as a language consultant and English-Russian, Russian-English translator. My responsibilities include printing, on-line content and international communications. During my visit of the United States, I became certified by the National Association of Translators and worked as a translator providing patient support for Rumex International Co. My command of both languages and my diverse work experience makes me familiar with idiomatic and formal usage, and highly accomplished at handling technical vocabulary. I have excellent computer skills and, as a former English teacher, am adept at making presentations, connecting with diverse populations, organizing material and promoting adult learning.  less

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    • $16.67 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 270 HOURS
    • RUSSIA
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 2 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 5 TESTS
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  • translator

    Hi there, my name is Alex Shulaev, I am a native Russian linguist. After having worked in a major MLV company for six years (during this time I was promoted from translator to Deputy Head of business Unit) I finally … more

    Hi there, my name is Alex Shulaev, I am a native Russian linguist. After having worked in a major MLV company for six years (during this time I was promoted from translator to Deputy Head of business Unit) I finally decided to start my own freelance career. So this is what characterizes me best: Experienced translator and editor with strong project management skills (over 3000 projects successfully completed during the last 4 years). Expert in making/editing marketing and technical translations. Perfect sense of style, ability to work on highly visible marketing texts (press releases, data sheets, presentations etc.) I work with most CAT tools available today (Trados, SDLX, WordFast, Idiom and so on). Master in philology, have completed ANSI PMI PMBOK 3rd Edition (2004) Certification (Project management in a company). Subject areas • Information technology (business automation, cloud, virtualization, BYOD, information security, software localization) • Business consulting (eco-friendly power generation, smart mobility, environmental problems) • Law (legal translations) • Commercial real estate (mall management) • Consumer IT (cell phones, cameras, camcorders, TVs, laptops) • Tourism (sea cruises) • Culture (haute couture, music, military tattoos) • Machinery (power systems, oil and gas, car manufacturing) • Banking (securitization, risk mitigation, bank supervision) This is what characterizes me best • Highly experienced translator and editor able to work on large long-term as well as small quick-turnaround jobs • Expert in making/editing marketing translations • Ability to work on various texts ranging from software strings to highly visible marketing texts  less

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    • $22.22 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 0 HOURS
    • RUSSIA
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 4 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 3 TESTS
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  • A1 Native UK English Digital Marketer/project manager/writer/editor

    I have experience of digital marketing, writing, editing, researching and proof-reading and hold advanced secretarial and language qualifications. I am a fast, accurate and proficient typist. I am a native English (UK) speaker with an excellent command of the English … more

    I have experience of digital marketing, writing, editing, researching and proof-reading and hold advanced secretarial and language qualifications. I am a fast, accurate and proficient typist. I am a native English (UK) speaker with an excellent command of the English language and experience of writing for publication. I also have qualifications in early years education and library and information services. I have many years experience of working in a customer service environment which has enabled me to develop excellent communication skills, both oral and written. I have a can-do attitude and am always willing to go the extra mile to make sure my customers are satisfied with the service they receive. I am used to researching online to answer all sorts of queries on a wide variety of subjects.  less

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    • $44.44 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.9
    • 2009 HOURS
    • UNITED KINGDOM
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 6 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 19 TESTS
  • Virtual Assistant

    Dear Hiring Manager, I have 20 years’ experience in administrative and project management. I have a BA in management and human relations. I have a Certified Associate in Project Management. I have 15 years' MS Office Suite experience. I am … more

    Dear Hiring Manager, I have 20 years’ experience in administrative and project management. I have a BA in management and human relations. I have a Certified Associate in Project Management. I have 15 years' MS Office Suite experience. I am an exceptionally organized, detailed, versatile, and focused person. I work exceptionally well under stress. I am a self-starter and fast learner. I am motivated by challenges and providing quality work on time and under budget. I have a strong positive work ethic and my past performance appraisals have all shown my dedication to performing at excellent levels. I began working for oDesk in May 2011. Since that time, I have completed administrative virtual assistant work for an actor, a professional speaker, a business contractor, and made claim calls to insurance companies for a doctor's office. I have excellent English skills. I have a professional written and verbal demeanor due to the many years working with all types of management. I have excellent communication skills and strong customer service skills. I have a broad range of skills and experience. My background includes Information Technology, Environmental, Foreign Technology, Base Civil Engineering, Telecommunications, Purchasing, Health Department, and the clothing industry. Regards, Cindy  less

    adobe-acrobat copy-editing editing proofreading administrative-support event-planning human-resource-management project-management 00 more less
    • $11.11 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 850 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 5 TESTS
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