Freelance Copy Editor Resume Samples

A Freelance Copy Editor is an independent contractor who takes responsibility for checking, editing, detecting and fixing errors in texts. Essential duties listed on the Freelance Copy Editor Resume include the following – editing the document and double-checking matter, ensuring the facts are accurate and correct, checking sources, proofreading the context, checking the material and book for errors; reviewing content for proper punctuation, usage, and syntax; ensuring clarity, coherence, and logical flow; correcting spellings; and whipping grammar to shape.

Those looking to work as Copy Editors on freelance basis must be able to demonstrate the following skills and abilities – strong command over the English Language, a good grasp of spellings, grammar, syntax, sentence formation, and vocabulary; and researching skills. Employers hire those having a bachelor-s degree in Journalism, communication or English. Work experience will be useful.

Freelance Copy Editor Resume example

Freelance Copy Editor Resume

Summary : To ensure all agency documents, research papers, PowerPoint presentations, and advertising artwork are error-free, compliant with agency standards, and meet or exceed client expectations.A proactive, motivated, and resourceful individual with excellent editorial skills and a dedication to helping to establish thorough editorial processes.

Skills : Copy Editing, Proofreading, Fact Check.

Description :

    1. Prepared documents according to governing style (such as AMA or APA) as well as according to specific publisher requirements.
    2. Edited magazine articles for spelling, grammar, and style using the ap style guide; edit prior to formatting and again before it is sent for final publication.
    3. Provided constructive feedback to individual writers to help each writer improve his/her own writing style, help develop his/her understanding of ap style. 
    4. Proofread copy, layouts, websites, proposals, newsletters, news releases, catalogs, wireframes, lengthy research papers, and other documents as required
    5. Indicated errors and required corrections for spelling, punctuation, capitalization, addition, and grammar using traditional proofreaders marks
    6. Used client stylebooks and source documents to catch inconsistencies and verify information (e.g., individuals names and titles); plus research product names and trademarks
    7. Created, updated, and maintained stylebooks for both the agency and its clients
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BA In English


Freelance Copy Editor Resume

Headline : Sharp-eyed, detail-oriented Freelance Copy Editor with a track record meeting tight deadlines and ensuring delivery of high-quality content for multiple concurrent projects. Communicates across the organization  Noted for the ability to deliver proper tone, voice, and style for each project.

Skills : InCopy, InDesign, Creative Writing, MailChimp.

Description :

    1. Completed various copy editing and proofreading assignments for diverse clients.
    2. Maintained record of 100% on-deadline completion, earning satisfaction from a variety of clients on projects such as employee newsletters, marketing collateral, internal reports, blogs, and more.
    3. Adjusted tone and style to meet requirements for clients including creative agencies, nonprofit agencies, banks, marketing firms, tech companies, and manufacturers.
    4. Earned consistently positive feedback from clients.
    5. Revised and reduced website copy to concisely aid in conveying company message to potential clients Developed original copy for use in the company. 
    6. Lead copyeditor on one brand, and back up on other brands
    7. Worked closely with Account Services, Copywriters, Art Directors, and other team members to ensure that print and digital materials are of the highest quality in terms of accuracy, utility, clarity, readability, and appeal
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
MA In English Language And Literature


Freelance Copy Editor Resume

Summary : Seeking a full-time position at a Freelance Copy Editor to apply skills, such as management, organization, and promotion, that have perfected through English Major and past business experience.

Skills : WordPress, Line Editing, Copy Editing, Social Media, Microsoft Office, Photoshop, InCopy, 

Description :

    1. Provided professional copy editing services for variety of publications and topics, including books, TV/radio commercials, blogs, and articles.
    2. Copyedited all sections of the magazine to correct grammar and style errors.
    3. Input copy changes and queries in InCopy and InDesign, depending on the stage of production.
    4. Conducted the final read-through of copy before it goes to print.
    5. Contracted to copy edit for seven issues of Guns & Ammo monthly and special-interest annual publications.
    6. Edited articles for according to AP style and in-house style guidelines Evening News Producer.
    7. Worked independently to meet important deadlines; communicate via telephone/internet with the editor and owner.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Business Management

Freelance Copy Editor Resume

Summary : Proven ability to foster productive service-oriented team by utilizing problem-solving, time-management, training, and leadership skills. Ability to introduce benchmark techniques to foster simplicity and embrace rethinking routine.

Skills : Copy editor, Interpersonal Skills, Attention-to-Detail.

Description :

    1. Input all changes using InDesign/K4.
    2. Acted as assistant editor/lead copy editor on two biannual Weddings issues.
    3. Maintained and updated style sheets to ensure consistency across all entries.
    4. Maintained a database of entries to track the progress of projects through various stages of writing and editing.
    5. Copied edited peer-reviewed articles; my name kept on the registered list for on-call/freelance editing projects.
    6. Provided freelance transcription and editing support services. 
    7. Editted copy to improve clarity and ensure content accessibility for the target audience.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Diploma

Freelance Copy Editor Resume

Summary : to Manage freelance talent to maximize the breadth of coverage for a best-in-class news and fantasy content offering. Exercise independent judgment, ingenuity, and initiative in developing applications to specific operational areas when faced with unprecedented problems and situations.

Skills : Editing Skills, Proof Reading Skills.

Description :

    1. Provided in-house copy editing of magazine's print and tablet editions to meet house style guidelines.
    2. Provided long-distance copy editing of manuscripts as well as in-house assistance with seasonal magazine closes.
    3. Verified terms, sources, and URLs using standard reference resources.
    4. Managed communication, schedule, and processing of edits and rounds of proof with author and project manager. 
    5. Worked with Account Coordinators on the timing of quality control of projects, including copyediting, styling, fact-checking, proofreading
    6. Worked closely with writers on content and referencing
    7. Worked closely with account team on content and scheduling
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Diploma

Freelance Copy Editor Resume

Summary : To obtain a challenging position within a company who offers professional and personal growth; where can utilize analytical, technical and administrative skills.

Skills : Proofread Pages, Html, Design Pages.

Description :

    1. Adhered to The Community Companys in-house style guide as well as style guideline specifics from our media partners.
    2. Regularly checked in with the Director of Content via email/Slack to discuss project needs for the week.
    3. Communicated any feedback/article notes to associate editors and senior editors via Slack.
    4. Experienced in working in a fast-paced, egalitarian, no-nonsense environment.
    5. Researched industry-related topics (combining online sources, interviews and studies). 
    6. Helped copywriters and account team with research and article retrieval
    7. Created and maintained a brand style guide
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Consultant
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Science

Freelance Copy Editor Resume

Summary : To work with a dedicated editorial team to create original and informative articles that our discriminating audience demands, with the eye-catching aesthetic they crave.

Skills : Style Errors, Factual Errors, Customer Service.

Description :

    1. Submitted work to editors for input and approval.
    2. Coordinated with marketing and design teams to illustrate articles.
    3. Conducted simple keyword research and use SEO guidelines to increase web traffic.
    4. Promoted content on social media.
    5. Identified customer's needs and gaps in our content and recommend new topics.
    6. Ensured all-around consistency (style, fonts, images and tone)
    7. Updated website content as needed.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Accounting

Freelance Copy Editor Resume

Summary : Responsible for overseeing staff and editorial workflow, and handles grammatical and AP style edits for each article submitted to Polaris, UAF's student-run news outlet.

Skills : Customer service, Powerpoint, Copyedit, Ensure Accuracy.

Description :

    1. Researched industry-related topics (combining online sources, interviews, and studies).
    2. Wrote a clear marketing copy to promote our products/services.
    3. Prepared well-structured drafts using Content Management Systems.
    4. Proofread and edits blog posts before publication.
    5. Proven work/internship experience as a Content Editor, Web Editor or similar role preferred.
    6. Hands-on experience with Content Management Systems (e.g. WordPress).
    7. Copyedited articles on diet, health, fitness, and beauty for leading online content providers.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Business Management

Freelance Copy Editor Resume

Summary : To maintain editorial quality control of agency deliverables during all stages of production. Results-oriented, dependable professional with over twenty years of experience with full-service property management seeking a challenging.

Skills : Edit Content, Proofread Articles, Style Guides.

Description :

    1. Identified and fixing any copy or production errors before scheduling content.
    2. Worked with team members to assemble article photos, ad copy, etc.
    3. Copied editing a few dozen articles per week, per various partners style guides, often on very tight deadlines.
    4. Regularly reported status updates to the Director of Content and raising any issues or concerns.
    5. Delivered content to media partners via content management systems on or before the deadline.
    6. Pushed member content live on our various properties daily.
    7. Updated the editorial queue and calendar.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Diploma

Freelance Copy Editor Resume

Summary : Highly organized with the ability to multi-task and prioritize effectively. Able to work well in high-pressure situations and manage high-volume workloads. Seeking a position of Freelance Copy Editor.

Skills : Customer service,  Adobe Photoshop, Factual Accuracy.

Description :

    1. Created affiliate relationships with manufacturers, networks, and the likes.
    2. Created a global network of freelancers.
    3. Extensively assigned, edited, researched, and write commerce content and product reviews and guides.
    4. Responsible for duties across market research, editorial, image sourcing, production, and content strategy.
    5. Tracked posts in affiliate and audience analytics and apply learnings to future content production efforts.
    6. Experimented each day to boost readership and conversion rates.
    7. Received work in the form of short-term assignments that often require the application of independent judgment.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Diploma