Professional Editors

Showing 2,895 freelancers

Professional Editors

Showing 2,895 freelancers

Get Your Editing Project Started Today!

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.

Browse Editing job posts for project examples or post your job on oDesk for free!

Editing Job Cost Overview

Typical total cost of oDesk Editing projects based on completed and fixed-price jobs.

oDesk Editing Jobs Completed Quarterly

On average, 511 Editing projects are completed every quarter on oDesk.

511

Time to Complete oDesk Editing Jobs

Time needed to complete a Editing project on oDesk.

Average Editing Freelancer Feedback Score

Editing oDesk freelancers typically receive a client rating of 4.74.

4.74

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

    editing 00 more less
    • $11.11 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 985 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 3 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

    editing 00 more less
    • $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

    editing 00 more less
    • $22.22 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 850 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 1 PORTFOLIO ITEM
    • 4 TESTS
  • Experienced professional writer, editor, and proofreader

    I will ensure that your written communications are professional, typo-free, suit your audience and your objectives, and are delivered on-time. With my combined ten-year marketing and writing background, English degree, and proficiency with The Chicago Manual of Style and APA … more

    I will ensure that your written communications are professional, typo-free, suit your audience and your objectives, and are delivered on-time. With my combined ten-year marketing and writing background, English degree, and proficiency with The Chicago Manual of Style and APA style, I will produce excellent results. I have written and copy-edited effective, award-winning communication pieces for large and small corporations, as well as non-profits ranging from: -press releases -web sites -newsletters -print brochures and other traditional marketing pieces -teacher curricula manual -magazine and newspaper feature articles -blogs -new business proposals -training and policy documents -application submissions (six PACE Award winners 2006-2008; LEED building application; educational grant application) -and more I also have experience in marketing communications strategy, having created portions of business plans, marketing plans for a small integrated marketing company, and communication plans for HR managers at large organizations.  less

    editing 00 more less
    • $27.78 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 26 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 2 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 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.

    editing 00 more less
    • $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

    editing 00 more less
    • $16.67 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 2069 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 13 TESTS
    GROUPS:
  • Proofreader/Editor

    I am a very detail-oriented former college English/writing instructor who currently works for a proofreading company and freelances as a proofreader/editor on the side. I will correct, enhance, and perfect any document you send my way, and I … more

    I am a very detail-oriented former college English/writing instructor who currently works for a proofreading company and freelances as a proofreader/editor on the side. I will correct, enhance, and perfect any document you send my way, and I guarantee positive results. I taught at the university level for eight years and have been proofreading various kinds of writing for ten. You will not be disappointed if you make use of my services!  less

    proofreading editing 00 more less
    • $15.00 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.9
    • 1724 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 9 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 8 TESTS
  • Freelance academic writer / business consultant

    My aim is to be of immense value to my clients in their search for excellent results. I have the necessary marketing and writing experience offline to be an effective writer online. I write academic papers, press releases, articles, speeches … more

    My aim is to be of immense value to my clients in their search for excellent results. I have the necessary marketing and writing experience offline to be an effective writer online. I write academic papers, press releases, articles, speeches, summaries letters and proposals. I also contribute to blog discussions, even as I keep my blogsite to showcase my advocacy for financial wellness: http://www.wealthtrigonomics.blogspot.com  less

    article-writing editing 00 more less
    • $11.11 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.8
    • 85 HOURS
    • PHILIPPINES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 1 PORTFOLIO ITEM
    • 7 TESTS
  • Expert freelance web, PR content provider

    I wish to help new and established companies and nonprofit organizations by providing strong written collateral and editing services to ensure succesful business presentations to public and private clients. I am an experienced writer and editor for artist management firms … more

    I wish to help new and established companies and nonprofit organizations by providing strong written collateral and editing services to ensure succesful business presentations to public and private clients. I am an experienced writer and editor for artist management firms and nonprofit organizations, with strengths in a wide variety of writing and editing styles and needs from feature writing to specific client sales needs in both planning and promotion. I have a successful history of grant writing, newsletter editing and production, providing website content and planning, brochures, sales letters and other promotional collateral.  less

    editing copywriting 00 more less
    • $27.78 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 308 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 8 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 2 TESTS
loading