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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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Average Editing Freelancer Feedback Score

Editing oDesk freelancers typically receive a client rating of 4.74.

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Last updated: April 1, 2014

  • Technical Writing and Transcription

    My career goal is to attain a consistent supply of contract jobs utilizing my skills as a speed typer, editor, article writer, and website columnist. Additionally, I'm available for any kind of jobs regarding sales, retail, and order processing … more

    My career goal is to attain a consistent supply of contract jobs utilizing my skills as a speed typer, editor, article writer, and website columnist. Additionally, I'm available for any kind of jobs regarding sales, retail, and order processing. My experience in many customer service jobs both online and "in real life" give me the people skills needed to be an effective lead for employment types such as call centers and order processing. I received a 2-year degree from the London School of Journalism in editing and journalism in 2010, in addition to possessing 10+ years of experience writing for various websites in a variety of formats. Please get in touch with any job you'd like me to work on. I'm proficient in all years of Microsoft Word and Excel and can type well over a 100 wpm.  less

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    • $11.11 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 985 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 3 TESTS
  • Data Researcher/Photo Editor (Adobe Photoshop ver. CS5.1)

    To share my stock knowledge and continue to enhance my skills in different fields of learning. And excel in every work I've done enable to meet my employers work satisfaction. Work with less supervision and respect time. - Data entry … more

    To share my stock knowledge and continue to enhance my skills in different fields of learning. And excel in every work I've done enable to meet my employers work satisfaction. Work with less supervision and respect time. - Data entry, Web searching - Word Press - Social Media e.g. Facebook, Twitter - Microsoft Offices Application e.g. Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Movie maker and Picture manager. - Adobe photoshop  less

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    • $3.33 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.9
    • 6924 HOURS
    • PHILIPPINES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 3 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 4 TESTS
  • Arts Administrator/Grants Consultant

    I am an American professional seeking assignments that will allow me to draw from previous US experience while providing specialized support from abroad. I have worked in a variety of administrative positions over the past 6 years; my last US … more

    I am an American professional seeking assignments that will allow me to draw from previous US experience while providing specialized support from abroad. I have worked in a variety of administrative positions over the past 6 years; my last US position was Coordinator of the Government Relations department at Carnegie Hall. I am skilled in writing professional RFP/RFQ responses; carrying out proposal research, preparation, and development; and editing copy. I have 5 years of experience working on government grants and federal contracts, and am well-versed in arts fundraising. In addition, I am familiar with non-profit and cultural organizations. I enjoy conducting Internet research, building relationships with clients, and providing editorial support. While abroad, I am seeking opportunities to use my administrative skills and develop any that you may require in the virtual world. Currently, I am taking a year-long sommelier course and am further interested in wine-related projects. *Grantseekers* For clients in need of grant writing services: I offer writing and editing assistance but I am also available to help you understand the research and application process. By providing the tools for your organization to be self-sufficient, I will put you on a path to sustainable fundraising. Please feel free to request this service along with proposal development.  less

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    • $16.67 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.8
    • 1459 HOURS
    • ARGENTINA
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 6 TESTS
  • SEO, Content Writing, Data Entry, QC, Proofreading, Editing

    I have strong writing skills and strive to meet every challenge presented to me by an employer. I work well alone and on a team. I am detail oriented and consistently meet all deadlines presented to me. I am looking … more

    I have strong writing skills and strive to meet every challenge presented to me by an employer. I work well alone and on a team. I am detail oriented and consistently meet all deadlines presented to me. I am looking for a position that allows me the ability to use my writing, proofreading, data entry experience, and editing skills.  less

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    • $22.22 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 850 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 1 PORTFOLIO ITEM
    • 4 TESTS
  • Medical/Academic Writer, Editor, Proofreader, Web Researcher

    I have a Doctoral degree in Life Science with experience in teaching, technical writing and editing of scientific articles. I have written and edited peer-reviewed manuscripts, theses, powerpoint presentations, publication summaries and newsposts for healthcare websites.

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    • $8.89 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.9
    • 1091 HOURS
    • INDIA
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 3 TESTS
  • Author

    I am a published novelist with a background in business consulting, business management, administrative management, business operations, and a wide variety of writing skills. I am a quality editor and proofreader and have worked with over 100 authors on their … more

    I am a published novelist with a background in business consulting, business management, administrative management, business operations, and a wide variety of writing skills. I am a quality editor and proofreader and have worked with over 100 authors on their manuscripts. I have a B.A. degree as a Social Scientist, three fields. My strengths are attention to detail, commitment and the ability to write in many different 'voices.' If you want someone willing to work hard for you and give you what you're looking for, I can do that. I give 100% to my work, always.  less

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    • $16.67 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 2069 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 13 TESTS
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  • English to Indonesian translator| MS Office| Audio Video Production

    I am a native Indonesian speaker. I have experience as an English to Indonesian translator for 5 years. I am also very familiar with MS Word and Excel, Adobe Photoshop and audio production softwares such as Fruityloops, Adobe Audtion, and Sound Forge. I will try my best to do my job to satisfy my employer.

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    • $4.44 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 306 HOURS
    • INDONESIA
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 1 PORTFOLIO ITEM
    • 5 TESTS
  • Editing/Proofreading/ESL support

    I received the #1 all-time HIGHEST ranked score on the Odesk 'U.S. spelling test'. My specializations include online editing, proofreading and translation polishing. I have 15+ years of background in corporate Manhattan law firms and investment banks as a … more

    I received the #1 all-time HIGHEST ranked score on the Odesk 'U.S. spelling test'. My specializations include online editing, proofreading and translation polishing. I have 15+ years of background in corporate Manhattan law firms and investment banks as a legal proofreader. Other professional experience includes a USAID/Georgetown University 'Business English' teaching position, providing editorial support for the Japanese Embassy in Phnom Penh, four years as a TOEFL exam rater, etc. I hold a Masters degree in 'Online Education' [3.91 GPA], and a second MA in 'Ancient History'. I have self-published 3 books that are available on Amazon. Currently, I am the lead writing tutor for Japan's largest online corporate 'Business English' course provider. I also worked for ResumeEdge as a resume writing private contractor. Please let me know if I can be of any assistance and thank you for your consideration. sz  less

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    • $17.78 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.1
    • 259 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 8 TESTS
  • Writer

    My primary objective is to earn my living as a writer. I began writing online in 2008. My pen name is Daisy Peasblossom Fernchild. Triond was my first publisher. I have also published work for Associated Content, Factoidz, Helium, Bukisa … more

    My primary objective is to earn my living as a writer. I began writing online in 2008. My pen name is Daisy Peasblossom Fernchild. Triond was my first publisher. I have also published work for Associated Content, Factoidz, Helium, Bukisa and Demand Media Studio's stable of publishers including eHow, Global Post, The Bump, and Modern Mom. My areas of expertise are handcrafts, rough carpentry, education, art, literature and library science. I have teaching certifications in elementary education, art, library science, English and communications. I have an MA in Library Science.  less

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    • $8.89 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.9
    • 48 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 1 PORTFOLIO ITEM
    • 11 TESTS
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