Copy Editor Resume

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Career Objective:

Detail-oriented, organized and flawless Copy Editor with over 6+ years of experience in creating unique content, proofreading article posts and correcting grammar/spelling mistakes. Adept in understanding client demands, deciding article format and doing social media posts. Team player with exceptional command over English and excellent interpersonal skills.

Summary of Skills:

  • Proficiency in working with a variety of media such as online, video, display, email, blogs/articles, and campaign manifestos

  • Ability to develop marketing materials for a wide range of client

  • Strong expertise in drafting and editing articles, blog posts, tag lines, social media channels matching to the brands

  • Capable of performing extensive research to create informative, industry specific, and relevant content for the articles

  • Expertise in using appropriate keywords for SEO and brand messaging

  • Capable of checking the copy-written content for plagiarism, false quotations, use of relevant photographs, and discrimination on basis of age, color or sex

  • Proficiency in operating and using computer applications such as MS Office suite, Google Spreadsheets, Adobe Illustrator

  • Exceptional proofreading and editorial skills with outstanding sense of grammar, diction, and spelling as well as required format for different types of posts

  • Exceptional organizational and communication skills

Work Experience:

Copy Editor

POPSUGAR Editorials, Los Angeles, CA

April 2016 – Present

  • Researched extensively for client projects to ensure quality-rich content and apt display of information according to reader accessibility such as books, magazines, or online platforms

  • Performing articulate checking of the copy-written content to check it for accuracy and anomalies, including false figures, misspelt names, incorrect fact, etc.

  • Analyzing images, self-explanatory texts, and graphs used to support the text, and suggesting alternative photos if needed

  • Examining the content for originality to avoid legal issues involving breach of copyright, obscenity, or racial and gender discrimination

  • Evaluating the layouts of pages such as image placement, text spacing and positioning to ensure they conform with the set specifications

  • Assessing blog posts, advertorial content and tag-lines for grammar, spelling mistakes, and uniqueness for giving the best service to clients

  • Proofreading the articles by copywriters to rephrase the written text to ensure document structure and content are consistent

Assistant Copy Editor

J&J Editorials, Los Angeles, CA

October 2014 – March 2016

  • Wrote news briefs about the trending news in the world for various print sections and online editions

  • Reviewed articles written by the copywriter team to check for relevance, uniqueness, grammar and spelling mistakes

  • Brainstormed, researched, and created 5 – 7 stories per day for beauty products

  • Used analytics to assess the performance of copy-written stories as well as audience connect to plan future content material for similar topics accordingly

  • Served as a fact checker to verify the accuracy of statistics, script references, names, dates and relevancy of content in written pieces

  • Wrote engaging and informative tag-lines as well as assisted the chief editor in performing core editorial functions, including proofreading, fact-checking and finalizing the content

  • Supervised and provided appropriate guidelines to the writer team by explaining client requirements for the online advertisements of their products

Internship:

Copy Writer

FCB Global, Los Angeles, CA

August 2012 – September 2014

  • Wrote copy content for social media, online promotions of products, client websites, and blogs

  • Developed creative ideas which were transformed into fully formed concepts by the intern team

  • Worked closely with the team to support daily content deliverable by researching and identifying the trending fashion topics including brands, events, and the latest buzz

  • Attended training seminars to learn and compile SEO keywords for editorial content, find the right source images, and maintained accurate spreadsheets of the completed topics

  • Drafted and edited articles, blog posts, product reviews and white papers within the project’s deadline

  • Researched, wrote and edited text/content for marketing communication pieces used in digital as well print marketing campaigns in radio, television or local newspapers

  • Participated in creating content strategy for social media marketing and wrote copy for various social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter, an LinkedIn

  • Coordinated with the team to develop thought-provoking articles on social, political, and economic issues

Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in English

    UCLA Department of Communication Studies, Los Angeles, CA

    2012

Reference:

On request.

See Also

Communication Editor Resume

Copy Editor Cover Letter