Editor Resume Samples

Editors are involved in planning, reviewing and revising contents for publication. Successful editors depict the following roles and responsibilities in the resume – managing content areas, printing publishing cycle, setting publication standards, overseeing layout, proofreading and editing content, suggesting stories, recruiting and managing reporters and writers, generating headlines, liaising with advertising and designers; complying with media law and meet budget and deadline requirements.

Editors depict the following skills in the Editor Resume – strong editing and proofreading skills, hands-on experience with InDesign, Photoshop, MS Office and publishing tools; familiarity with SEO tools, proficiency with social media practices, multitasking, and work prioritization skills, and the ability to write original concepts. Employers prefer editors with a college degree in communication, English, journalism, or cross-media experience.

 

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Editor Resume example

Editor Resume

Objective : Senior-level writing and editing professional with over 15 years of experience in analysis, design, development, and implementation of technical documents. Skilled at working with project teams to improve efficiencies and end-user comprehension through process documentation. Experienced writing in regulatory environments.

Skills : Able to use Microsoft Office programs, Schooltool, and Web2school programs.

Description :

    1. Edited corporate marketing, informational, safety and training videos, and time-sensitive spots for internal use.
    2. Motioned graphic design, Compositing, and Color Grading.
    3. Handled camera operation for conferences, events, safety, and training videos.
    4. Produced promo spots, special events, and awareness videos for conventions, internal and external distribution.
    5. Responsible for digitizing, video encoding, and compression for social media sites, DVDs, and Blu-ray.
    6. Archived and managed digital source files on local fiber channel SAN video storage system.
    7. Copy edited and proofreaded all content: style, spelling, tone, brand voice, clarity, grace, conciseness, usage, coherence, logic, and punctuation; all round/reviews.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
BFA In Film


Editor Resume

Objective : Experienced in various sectors of production and post-production, including but not limited to data analysis, database management, file system management, coordinating projects with post production facilities, producing, digital asset management, transcoding and encoding, quality control, running/PA, directing, and editing. Demonstrates a knack for technology and an aptitude for streamlining workflows, technical and otherwise, for efficiency.

Skills : Microsoft Excel, Filemaker Pro, Final Cut Pro, Digital Media, Post Production, Short Films, Documentary, Video Editing, Digital Asset Management, SQL novice, Avid novice.

Description :

    1. Wrote, edited, researched and conceived original feature and news stories for monthly national trade publication with an audience of kitchenware retailers.
    2. Completed editorial budget, proof issue prior to publication and collaborate with editorial director and graphic designer on layout.
    3. Uploaded and edited content for the publication's news website and designate posts for weekly email blast.
    4. Updated website front page and select featured stories.
    5. Managed Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest accounts.
    6. Attended industry trade shows and markets throughout the country.
    7. Established contacts and sources for content and interviews.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Arts In Journalism


Editor Resume

Headline : Self-motivated and driven person interested in passing expectations quickly Hard-working, loyal, and reliable team player Enjoy learning, tackling new challenges, and meeting new people Strong multi-tasking and leadership skills that help fulfill the need for success and growth.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, Photoshop, Adobe, Audacity.

Description :

    1. Allocated print space for story text, photos, and illustrations according to space parameters and significance, using knowledge of layout principles.
    2. Planned the contents of publications according to the publication's style, editorial policy, and publishing requirements.
    3. Developed story and content concepts to drive activity.
    4. Oversaw publication production, including artwork, layout and printing, ensuring adherence to deadlines and budget requirements.
    5. Prepared and edited copy, plus supervise others who do this work to detect and correct errors in spelling, punctuation, and syntax.
    6. Monitored news-gathering operations to ensure utilization of all news sources, such as press releases, online media, television, social media and other reporters.
    7. Met frequently with artists, layout personnel, marketing directors and production managers to discuss projects, resolve problems and direct the policies.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Consultant
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Fine Arts

Editor Resume

Summary : Professional who has worked as an editor for publishing companies, as well as in other roles involving customer service and general office skills. I have several years' experience in data entry, data comparison, online research, editorial functions, managing the production of print and electronic business-to-business directories with varying deadlines, as well as other positions, such as administratve assistant/receptionist and customer service.

Skills : Detail-Oriented, Fast Learner, Data Entry, Production Management, Website Development, Writing, Proofreading, Copy Editing, Data Collection, Web Content Review, Customer Service, Administrative Assistant, Telephone Skills.

Description :

    1. Responsible for data collection, verification and data entry for several publications through mailings, phone calls and Internet research.
    2. Responsible for production and content of several print directories and their related electronic products, varying in frequency (quarterly to bi-monthly), with competing deadlines.
    3. Managed print and electronic production processes through several in-house departments.
    4. Designed page layouts for ad placement and editorial content.
    5. Researched and rewrote rail industry news and press releases for one directory's Web site.
    6. Proofread and edited feature articles from other writers.
    7. Proofread multiple rounds of print and electronic copy (hard copies and PDFs), prepared materials for press and for electronic release and reviewed printer proofs.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Arts

Editor Resume

Objective : A freelance Editor with 4 years of web writing work experience, specializing in writing blog post content, creating web copy, and managing social media campaigns.

Skills : Conversational Spanish, Software.

Description :

    1. Wrote, edited, and proofread over fifty weekly resumes, cover letters, academic CVs, personal statements, and LinkedIn profiles for a professional career counseling service with 6K clients as part of a three-editor team.
    2. Created career documents used in over 60 industries, academic fields, and non-profit and NGO sectors for clients seeking employment in North America, Europe, and Asia.
    3. Developed, proofread, and peer-reviewed documents for grammar, tone, usage, technical accuracy, and proper document formatting using information from industry research and client interviews.
    4. Created and implemented a new research checklist procedure that helped reduce order turnaround time from six to two weeks by gathering and documenting job listing data, earning a 5% salary raise.
    5. Drafted monthly 1K word MailChimp newsletters that provided resume writing tips to 4K subscribers.
    6. Researched standard industry terminology and usage, common skillsets and technology, and position requirements using job listings databases, online sources, and company profiles.
    7. Maintained and updated the company database of job descriptions, skill lists, and formatting procedures.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Arts In English

Editor Resume

Objective : Background in English literature and experience as teacher, writer, and copy editor, looking for opportunities where I can use my skills with language in proofreading and content generation.

Skills : Programming, Teaching, Web Design, Editing.

Description :

    1. Produced annual state-wide resource and energy company directory, coordinating contributed content from multiple government agencies and private companies.
    2. Worked with external public relations agencies and media relations specialists to secure editorial contributions.
    3. Copy-edited all contributed content from internal and external participants.
    4. Edited and wrote CCIWA print and online newsletters and materials, including research reports, brochures, flyers, and promotional and marketing materials.
    5. Collaborated with staff authors and key project officers to maintain copy quality of newsletters with regard to style, internal consistency, and readability.
    6. Checked facts, references, and data to ensure accuracy.
    7. Provided substantive copy-editing as required, maintaining CCIWA and AP style.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelor's In Journalism

Editor Resume

Headline : Over 10 years experience in Administrative and Clerical Work. Proven ability to maintain calm demeanor and make split second decisions under extreme deadline pressure. Outstanding Writing and strong personal capabilities. Computer literate along with Adobe Photoshop, MS Word, Excel and Word Processor, with typing speed exceeding 60 WPM. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Seasoned proofreader and typesetter with 15 years of experience.

Skills : MS Office, Adobe, Sales, Clerical, Phone Etiquette, Type 60 Wpm, Written Communication.

Description :

    1. Negotiated payments, pricing, and delivery, and secured orders and distributors for future releases.
    2. Wrote, edited, and prepared a software operator's manual for Birmingham News.
    3. Wrote, edited, and created computer-based training software.
    4. Wrote news and feature articles for daily newspaper.
    5. Skilled in compiling information from available resources including previous documentation, program listings, product developers, and applications.
    6. Worked closely with authors and production personnel to ensure accurate and complete information.
    7. Wrote proposals in response to customer requirements.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Consultant
Education
Education
MS In Religion

Editor Resume

Headline : Innovative editorial professional with background in both print and electronic media offering meticulous proofreading and copyediting skills. Comprehensive knowledge of AP Stylebook, APA Style, and Chicago Manual of Style. HTML and XML experience. Strong facility with graphic and textual aspects of layout and formatting. Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe Acrobat Professional. Quick learner, adaptable, and detail-oriented.

Skills : Spanish, Managing Skills.

Description :

    1. Corresponded with engineers (internal) and committee members (external).
    2. Edited and formatted content for publication.
    3. Updated production databases and library.
    4. Handled multiple publication projects simultaneously, both print and online, under extremely tight deadlines.
    5. Prioritized, negotiated, and resolved conflicting project demands with others, working collaboratively to meet deadlines and exceed production goals.
    6. Created and delivered a resume writing PowerPoint presentation and workshop to a thirty-member audience.
    7. Enforced clients brand/style guides.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Arts In English

Editor Resume

Summary : To find success in the Entertainment industry and to learn more in depth and extensively as much as possible. Offer assistance and diligence to the team to the best of my abilities and help improve the image of entertainment by bringing concepts into reality. Worked a lot of Business Companies especially at Entertainment Company.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Communication Skills.

Description :

    1. Reported and wrote copy for monthly community newsletter.
    2. Prepared, rewrote, and edited copy from contributors to improve readability and ensure accuracy.
    3. Edited copy to correct errors in spelling, punctuation, and syntax.
    4. Allocated print space for story text, photos, and illustrations according to space parameters and copy significance, using knowledge of layout principles.
    5. Coordinated with a designer to lay out publication and make necessary corrections.
    6. Verified facts, dates, and statistics, using standard reference sources.
    7. Reviewed and approved proofs submitted by printer prior to production.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Arts

Editor Resume

Summary : Highly organized and detail-oriented proofreader/copy editor distinguished from peers by an outstanding eye for accuracy and consistency, and a steadfast commitment to maximizing quality in quick-turnaround environments where concurrent deadlines are the norm.

Skills : Proofreading And Copy Editing, Writing, Fact-checking, APA Style, MLA Style, AMA Style, The Chicago Manual Of Style, Proofreaders' Marks, Microsoft Word, Adobe Acrobat.

Description :

    1. Planned production schedule to ensure the timely publication of issues.
    2. Sourced editorial contributions and photography on a very tight budget.
    3. Managed a small staff of freelance writers, providing direction and feedback.
    4. Edited all content for spelling, grammar, punctuation, tone, and house style.
    5. Wrote all heads, subheads, and photo captions.
    6. Collaborated with the art director on photo selection and design.
    7. Proofread layouts at every stage of the production process.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Medical Terminology

Editor Resume

Summary : Currently seeking employment in the field of customer service. Highlights Visual displays Active listener Friendly and outgoing Approachable Flexible Dedicated team player Cheerful and energetic Reliable and dependable Positive outlook Resolution-oriented.

Skills : Administrative Skills, Typing 70 Wpm, Receptionist, Office.

Description :

    1. Planned, edited, and managed content and production of print and online publications.
    2. Managed day-to-day editorial operations which included providing editorial work assignments, scheduling/coordinating freelance writing submissions.
    3. Monitored workflow and status to ensure production and print deadlines are met.
    4. Edited articles from staff writers and freelancers for technical accuracy, ensuring completion of research/fact-checking process and reviewing copy editing work.
    5. Managed editorial and production staff, set schedules and deadlines planned editorial content.
    6. Coordinated projects with the art department and production coordinators to ensure that artwork and layout fulfilled magazine objectives.
    7. Tested and wrote software/website reviews for related products and services.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Diploma

Editor Resume

Objective : Creative and bright writer/editor with keen attention to detail looking to transition into the e-publishing industry. Willing to commit time and effort in order to build foundation for a passionate career.

Skills : Photoshop, Indesign, Microsoft Office, Video Editing.

Description :

    1. Supervised numerous day-to-day operations of the marketing firm's online publication and content syndication platforms.
    2. Managed in-house and remote college writers.
    3. Concurrently served as a staff writer and graphic designer.
    4. Established and maintained marketing and content partnerships as well as developed new sources of revenue.
    5. Assisted in the overall coordination of all social media marketing campaigns.
    6. Graphic Designer with proficiency in Adobe Photoshop and other photo editing software.
    7. Multimedia Production Artist with a strong understanding of both audio and video editing software.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Diploma

Editor Resume

Objective : An experienced project manager and digital media creator with over five years of experience in marketing and media. Wide range of skills including excellent customer service, technical proficiency in office & creative software, and creation & management of web content.

Skills : MS Excel, MS Access, Canvas, Adobe Acrobat.

Description :

    1. Managed and supervised a staff of thirty reporters and four junior editors.
    2. Edited weekly and monthly journals, and verdict search publications.
    3. Revised and edited reporters' submitted case reports for publication.
    4. Assisted upper management in increasing new business opportunities.
    5. Conducted quality assurance and quality control of the various subsidiaries of the company.
    6. Reviewed data collection processes and managed the cumulative data flow.
    7. Provided training, mentoring, and continuing learning to junior colleagues regarding reporting and increasing cost-benefit analysis.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Juris Doctorate

Editor Resume

Headline : Innovative editorial professional with HTML and XML experience offering meticulous proofreading and copyediting skills. Background in both print and electronic media. Comprehensive knowledge of AP, APA, and Chicago Manual of Style. Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe Acrobat Professional. Strong facility with graphic and textual aspects of layout and formatting. Quick learner and detail-oriented.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Adobe, Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign.

Description :

    1. Managed workflow from initial stages of production through publication, distribution, and cataloging.
    2. Coordinated production of national Codes and Standards journals.
    3. Collaborated with authors and other departments to create production schedules.
    4. Fact checked and researched content for publication.
    5. Performed quality assurance for other editors.
    6. Wrote articles and for the magazine and conducted research via interviews, the Internet, and various publications for certain topics.
    7. Understood SEO best practices and how to apply them to creative assets.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Arts In English