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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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Editing oDesk freelancers typically receive a client rating of 4.74.

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Last updated: April 1, 2014

  • Data Entry specialist / Article Writer

    Personal Information: I am a versatile young professional woman skilled in data entry and article writing with over 10 years experience. My articles have been published in newspapers locally and internationally. I have worked on various documents undertaking projects on … more

    Personal Information: I am a versatile young professional woman skilled in data entry and article writing with over 10 years experience. My articles have been published in newspapers locally and internationally. I have worked on various documents undertaking projects on data entry in various companies and this has enhanced my skills to work independently and meet deadlines. I work efficiently and professionally to deliver high quality documents. Working Experience: Intern August 2013 CORRC, Hill District, Pittsburgh Pennsylvania, US Front office desk duties. Data Entry. Communications Officer March 2005 to September 2011 Lifeskills Promoters (LISP) Successfully performed my duties as a communication officer. Achieved success in: •Timely preparation, development and dissemination of success stories for regular update in the website and reports during life skills Kenya Youth Empowerment Program training. Successfully training field staff in documentation tools to equip them in reporting of program activities. •Regularly updating the website on LISP program profile and brief for dissemination to partners and key stakeholders. Reporter and Writer 2003 St. Kitts-Nevis Observer Newspaper St. Kitts-Nevis Observer Newspaper is a mainstream newspaper in Eastern Caribbean. Achieved success in: Compiling and publishing news and feature articles on developmental projects, agriculture, health, education, environment and culture. Education—Professional & Academic Qualifications 2006 Diploma in Counseling Psychology Life Skills Training Center (LSTC) June 2004 Certificate in Environmental Journalism and Communication for Eastern Africa Daystar University January 2001 Certificate in Strategic Planning and Proposal Writing Course for NGOs Department for International Development (DFID) and British Council 1998 - 2000 Diploma in Mass Communication Kenya Institute of Mass Communication ICT Skills •Proficient in the use of website content management systems •Proficient with MS Office applications - MS Word, MS Excel, Power Point, Publisher and Outlook. Soft Skills •Excellent oral and written communication skills in English and Swahili. •Proven leadership skills demonstrated in successful coordination of program activities. •Interpersonal skills demonstrated in working in a team and supervising staff on internship. •Ability to efficiently carry out duties and meet deadlines. •Commitment and integrity to organizations core values.  less

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    • $5.56 HOURLY RATE
    • NO FEEDBACK GIVEN
    • 0 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 2 TESTS
  • Professional Writer, Copyeditor, Proof-Reader

    I am working on my PhD at York University in Humanities. I have extensive experience in analyzing, researching and writing about subjects ranging from literature, film, psychology and philosophy. I also have an amateur interest in technology rumours and news … more

    I am working on my PhD at York University in Humanities. I have extensive experience in analyzing, researching and writing about subjects ranging from literature, film, psychology and philosophy. I also have an amateur interest in technology rumours and news, with a special emphasis on Apple, Inc. I keep up with many sites and know my way around an OS. I am a careful reader and very detail oriented. My chosen discipline requires me to question the inherent relationships between the form and content of written works, which gives me a unique perspective into editing and writing. I am especially interested in and qualified for proof-reading, content creation, research projects, data collation. I have and use professional research and information management tools such as Papers and DEVONThink Pro Office; I also use and am familiar with MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint), OmniOutliner, iA Writer, Scrivener, Pages, Numbers and Keynote. I can open and create content in any format you require. I have a typing speed of 90-100 WPM, developed over 18 years of dabbling in computer programming, typing courses and writing.  less

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    • $31.11 HOURLY RATE
    • NO FEEDBACK GIVEN
    • 5 HOURS
    • CANADA
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 3 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 8 TESTS
  • Personal Assistant/Data Entry

    Hello, I am looking for a personal assistant position. I have worked in the administrative field for 11+ years. I am up to date on Microsoft Office 2010. I am a very proficient typist with about 65 wpm and work … more

    Hello, I am looking for a personal assistant position. I have worked in the administrative field for 11+ years. I am up to date on Microsoft Office 2010. I am a very proficient typist with about 65 wpm and work extremely well under pressure. I have a very good turn around time on projects assigned to me. I am also very inquisitive and a fast learner. I have a good eye for detail and always proofread my work to be sure it is correct. I am very upbeat and a high energy person to work with and love challenges.  less

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    • $13.00 HOURLY RATE
    • NO FEEDBACK GIVEN
    • 0 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 6 TESTS
  • Professional Writer and Editor

    Over 25 years, starting when I was in high school where I was Managing Editor up to today as a Freelance Writer and Editor, I have developed a wide range of skills in research, writing and editing various types of … more

    Over 25 years, starting when I was in high school where I was Managing Editor up to today as a Freelance Writer and Editor, I have developed a wide range of skills in research, writing and editing various types of manuscripts in topics ranging from religion to business to travel. My core competency is writing features for magazines, and editing newsletters and books. My website is www.joycesosoban.com  less

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    • $5.56 HOURLY RATE
    • NO FEEDBACK GIVEN
    • 0 HOURS
    • PHILIPPINES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 2 TESTS
  • Confident writer

    My name is Kelli Snyder and although I am a junior at Columbia College, I have strong writing skills. I have taken courses in both Fiction and Creative Non-Fiction. I am a perfectionist with everything I write and I have … more

    My name is Kelli Snyder and although I am a junior at Columbia College, I have strong writing skills. I have taken courses in both Fiction and Creative Non-Fiction. I am a perfectionist with everything I write and I have full confidence I can capture the attention of audiences who read what I have to write. I have a 'gift of gab' of sorts, where I can tell the complete truth while keeping the story/article entertaining and even witty. I hope to find myself working for a publishing house as an editor or agent. I very ambitious when it comes to writing, with hopes of being a novelist. My favorite books include: The Secret Garden The Physicks Book of Deliverence Dane Alice in Wonderland.  less

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    • $11.11 HOURLY RATE
    • 2.4
    • 0 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 2 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 2 TESTS
  • WP site creator, data encoder

    To have a data entry job that is not only rewarding but enjoyable as well. Building trust and respect is what I valued most. Over the past years i developed skills in encoding, researching and site creations. I am willing … more

    To have a data entry job that is not only rewarding but enjoyable as well. Building trust and respect is what I valued most. Over the past years i developed skills in encoding, researching and site creations. I am willing to train more for you and your company. I like work challenges and can handle things with minimal or no supervision at all.  less

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    • $4.44 HOURLY RATE
    • NO FEEDBACK GIVEN
    • 0 HOURS
    • PHILIPPINES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 4 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 9 TESTS
  • Tech Writer & Content Developer - 18 years Australian & US experience

    With nearly 20 years of writing and editing under my belt, the magical attraction to well-crafted text hasn't faded. I am keen to expand my freelance experience with a range of jobs, small and large. I enjoy working with … more

    With nearly 20 years of writing and editing under my belt, the magical attraction to well-crafted text hasn't faded. I am keen to expand my freelance experience with a range of jobs, small and large. I enjoy working with words, ensuring the finished product meets the needs of readers as well as the business. I'm one of the lucky ones - I truly love what I do. I look forward to helping you achieve your content or technical writing goals on time, to budget and to a standard you can be proud of!  less

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    • $22.22 HOURLY RATE
    • NO FEEDBACK GIVEN
    • 0 HOURS
    • AUSTRALIA
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 4 TESTS
  • computer literate

    to propose and to produce a high quality of work that will accordingly apply to what the client needed.

    microsoft-word copywriting editing wordpress blog-writing article-writing seo microsoft-excel microsoft-powerpoint adobe-photoshop adobe-flash video-editing windows-movie-maker microsoft-visual-basic web-design graphic-design article-submission data-entry html css bookkeeping accounting link-building business-card-design 00 more less
    • $4.44 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 195 HOURS
    • PHILIPPINES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 1 PORTFOLIO ITEM
    • 5 TESTS
  • Team Lead, Hiring Manager, Personal Assistant, Real Estate Assistant

    I have finished Riga Technical University in Latvia. Title of qualification awarded: Professional Bachelor Degree in Real Estate Management and Real Estate Manager qualification; Principal subjects/occupational skills covered: Real Estate Management, Economics, Business Management, Informatics, Foreign language (English), Marketing … more

    I have finished Riga Technical University in Latvia. Title of qualification awarded: Professional Bachelor Degree in Real Estate Management and Real Estate Manager qualification; Principal subjects/occupational skills covered: Real Estate Management, Economics, Business Management, Informatics, Foreign language (English), Marketing. I have excellent computer skills and I am very diligent, accurate, organized, reliable and punctual person. I am very fast learner, and my goal is to always provide results with 150% quality.  less

    real-estate-idx salesforce-app-development virtual-assistant human-resource-management microsoft-excel microsoft-word crm database-management web-content-management microsoft-powerpoint database-administration product-management internet-research data-entry customer-service microsoft-access microsoft-outlook-development windows-movie-maker qmail translation editing portuguese russian presentations teaching-mathematics adobe-flash speech-writing google-adwords google-adwords-api google-apps google-docs google-calendar-api wordpress seo-keyword-research translation-english-latvian on-page-optimization seo 00 more less
    • $11.11 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 3135 HOURS
    • LATVIA
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 8 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 11 TESTS
  • BA, MA, ADR, Writer, Researcher, Customer Service, Virtual Assistant

    Energetic, positive, self-motivated, detail oriented, efficient multi-tasker, creative thinker, and experienced worker who is good at completing projects on time. Through my education and work experiences, I have expertise in writing, researching, customer service (in person, over the phone, and … more

    Energetic, positive, self-motivated, detail oriented, efficient multi-tasker, creative thinker, and experienced worker who is good at completing projects on time. Through my education and work experiences, I have expertise in writing, researching, customer service (in person, over the phone, and in writing), data entry, case management, calendar management, travel planning, email handling, typing, word processing (MS Office), and much more. I have a BA from Wake Forest University where I majored in Psychology and minored in English. Then I obtained a MA from the University of Denver in Conflict Resolution with a certificate in Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR). I have experience working in multiple retail/sales settings, which have hone my wide range of customer service skills. Most of my work experience has been in varied office settings (attorney, doctor, and community service offices). In my office careers, I competently completed file and case management, responding to clients via phone, email, and mail, writing letters, data entry, research, and more. I am ever an eager student to learn and complete whatever task and challenge you set before me with the utmost professionalism and dedication to excellence!  less

    conflict-resolution alternative-dispute-resolution word-processing telephone-skills data-entry microsoft-word microsoft-excel microsoft-powerpoint microsoft-outlook-development google-calendar-development google-docs google-searching receptionist-skills virtual-assistant proofreading email-handling administrative-support internet-research customer-service customer-support legal-research editing article-writing blog-writing content-writing creative-writing essay-writing grant-writing skype 00 more less
    • $27.78 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 30 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 1 PORTFOLIO ITEM
    • 1 TEST
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