Freelance Editor Resume

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Career Objective:

A versatile and highly talented editor with demonstrated ability in writing and editing manuscripts and articles on various topics would like to serve “Randy Publishing Company” as a freelance writer.

Summary of Skills:

  • Experience in editing technical and non-technical articles on wide subjects
  • Ability to organize and accomplish editing assignment in time
  • Skilled in maintaining raw and edited files both hand-written and computer-generated
  • Skilled in conveying on writing assignment through phone calls, emails, and verbal communication
  • Excellent eye-sight for fixing grammar, punctuation, spelling, and style errors
  • Wide knowledge on diverse topics and maturity to anticipate readers’ reaction
  • Experience in instructing and training writers

Work Experience:

Freelance Editor
Whisper Publishing Company, Houston, TX
September 2012 – Present

  • Edit soft and hard copies written by staff writers
  • Coordinate with the content manager and schedule editing calendar
  • Ensure consistency in flow, tone, language, and relevancy
  • Reject articles if found totally out of the context
  • Save electronic files for backup and email details
  • Acknowledge receipt of manuscripts and confirm the same for edited copies
  • Preserve xerox of edited hard copies and charge the same to the company

Freelance Editor
Laura’s SEO Services, Houston, TX
March 2010 – August 2012

  • Performed copy-writing and edited articles for online marketing
  • Checked blogs and online articles and maintain desired percentile of keywords
  • Changed titles, headings, and sub-headings of articles as appropriate
  • Verified and ensured the written materials are true, genuine, and free from plagiarism
  • Suggested designers in changing colors, images, and photographs for articles
  • Helped clients in successful running of online marketing campaign
  • Created and maintained pages on social media for promoting client’s products


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mass Communication
    Flora College, Houston, TX


On request.

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