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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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oDesk Editing Jobs Completed Quarterly

On average, 1,006 Editing projects are completed every quarter on oDesk.

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Average Editing Freelancer Feedback Score

Editing oDesk freelancers typically receive a client rating of 4.80.

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Last updated: February 1, 2015

  • Proofreader and Editor

    As an aspiring book editor, I greatly enjoy proofreading and editing written works of all kinds. It is my top priority to improve the quality and flow of all articles I work on. Depending on your individual needs, I will … more

    As an aspiring book editor, I greatly enjoy proofreading and editing written works of all kinds. It is my top priority to improve the quality and flow of all articles I work on. Depending on your individual needs, I will offer recommendations on ways to attract the readers’ attention. I am pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in English Writing at American Public University System to add to my skill set. I hope to make my passion a stable career and I greatly look forward to working with you!  less

    proofreading editing copy-editing english-spelling english-grammar english-punctuation english-proofreading creative-writing 00 more less
    • $6.00 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 0 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 1 PORTFOLIO ITEM
    • 6 TESTS
  • Grammar Wiz | Proficient, Reliable Proofreader | Word Processing Maven

    Thank you for visiting my profile page! ツ I offer dependable, first-rate services to clients who need an English-language and/or word-processing expert. O B J E C T I V E My primary objective is to land a job … more

    Thank you for visiting my profile page! ツ I offer dependable, first-rate services to clients who need an English-language and/or word-processing expert. O B J E C T I V E My primary objective is to land a job that can provide a challenging opportunity for me to contribute to the progress of the company for which I will be working. I am driven to succeed, with a passion for learning new skills and applying those I already have to help both myself and my clients achieve success. S K I L L S I have an excellent command of written English (both American and British). A stickler for proper grammar, I can thoroughly proofread and edit a variety of written works: academic papers, technical and legal documents, website content, essays, short stories, and novels. I write with clarity, coherence, and conciseness. I am also a fervent reader. My skills include: ✏ A solid grasp of English grammar, punctuation, mechanics, spelling, word usage, and sentence structure ✏ Familiarity with various editorial styles and citation formats, including Oxford, Associated Press, Chicago, APA, MLA, and Harvard ✏ Analytic problem solving ✏ A functional knowledge of manuscript formatting for CreateSpace ✏ Top-notch content (SEO) and spintax writing ✏ Accurate transcription ✏ Accurate English-to-Tagalog and Tagalog-to-English translation ✏ An average typing speed of 65 wpm with at least 95% accuracy ✏ The ability to learn new skills quickly ✏ The ability to work as a member of a team ✏ The ability to work independently with little or no supervision W O R K E X P E R I E N C E In 2010, I worked as a customer service representative at Teleperformance Philippines and was one of the top performers in my team, garnering a 5/5 score in customer surveys throughout my four-month stint. For more than four years now, I have been making use of my gilt-edged editing and writing skills as a freelance line editor, proofreader, and website content creator. I have also done data entry, translation (Tagalog to English and vice versa), and transcription work.  less

    copy-editing proofreading editing tagalog data-entry data-encoding article-writing content-writing research-papers adobe-pdf word-processing microsoft-word microsoft-excel microsoft-powerpoint transcription active-listening translation-english-filipino translation-filipino-english document-conversion pdf-conversion video-conversion article-spinning 00 more less
    • $17.50 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.9
    • 4299 HOURS
    • PHILIPPINES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 4 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 27 TESTS
  • Virtual Assistant, Transcriber, Editor and Reviewer

    I have over 21 years experience in Administration work as through to Managerial responsibilities. I know how important Time Management is, therefore I get the work done right the first time. I am a professional Virtual Assistant as well as … more

    I have over 21 years experience in Administration work as through to Managerial responsibilities. I know how important Time Management is, therefore I get the work done right the first time. I am a professional Virtual Assistant as well as an Editor and Reviewer. I work proficiently and effectively in order to keep my clients satisfied through my work ethics. I have many clients on Fiverr and have brought my services to ODesk as many requested I should be available here as well. I am a professional and well organised VA and tend to earn the respect of my clients. My Editorial work includes editing books for online publishing. My expertise lies with formatting for Amazon Kindle. My Reviewer expertise includes verified and detailed reviews published on any publication site. I have many return authors using my services through utter satisfaction. If you want a project done right the first time, with utter professionalism and proficiency, then look no further. Hire me! My Skype ID: helga.jacobs77  less

    virtual-assistant literature-review document-review e-pub-formatting document-conversion data-entry editing editorial-writing administrative-support spreadsheets 00 more less
    • $10.00 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.5
    • 0 HOURS
    • SOUTH AFRICA
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 4 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 2 TESTS
  • Editor (academic & books)

    With over a decade of international experience, I have theoretical and applicable knowledge in cultural studies, focusing the past 4 years editing for students, researchers and academics. I believe valuable knowledge is in all our works and through careful construction … more

    With over a decade of international experience, I have theoretical and applicable knowledge in cultural studies, focusing the past 4 years editing for students, researchers and academics. I believe valuable knowledge is in all our works and through careful construction of our messages we can create action. I am dedicated to assisting those that are as passionate about their message as I am about my craft of editing and assisting others with the development of written argumentation, sentence structure, and grammar. * Native English speaker (originally from the US) * Postgraduate in Development and International Relations (Aalborg, Denmark) - worked for the United Nations in Nepal editing/writing on in-house documents for education reports, literature launches and speeches. This is alongside conducting and writing my own qualitative research with migrants. * Bachelors in Special Education - taught English as a Second Language in Sri Lanka and the Republic of Georgia  less

    research-papers report-writing editing proofreading transcription copywriting english-tutoring 00 more less
    • $20.00 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.9
    • 134 HOURS
    • GERMANY
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 3 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 1 TEST
  • Freelance educator/editor/proofreader

    I am currently the manager of foreign staff for an English language cram school based in Taiwan. During my time here, I have edited, developed and written curriculum for various courses for learners ranging from beginners to high-school level proficiency … more

    I am currently the manager of foreign staff for an English language cram school based in Taiwan. During my time here, I have edited, developed and written curriculum for various courses for learners ranging from beginners to high-school level proficiency. As well, I have edited a now published children's book teaching environmental awareness, and a number of academic papers for graduate students.  less

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    • $14.00 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 0 HOURS
    • TAIWAN
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 5 TESTS
  • Expert Transcriptionist/ Typist /Writer

    I am an Expert Transcriptionist and I can handle any Transcription Project. Over the past few years, I have mastered the art of Transcription and I work with clients all over the world. The quality of the work I provide … more

    I am an Expert Transcriptionist and I can handle any Transcription Project. Over the past few years, I have mastered the art of Transcription and I work with clients all over the world. The quality of the work I provide is excellent and my clients keep coming back for more. In addition, I am fast, reliable, accurate and responsive. If you're looking for quality work for your money's worth, then hire me. You won't regret it.  less

    transcription medical-transcription legal-transcription proofreading editing translation business-writing typesetting microsoft-word 00 more less
    • $66.67 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.9
    • 444 HOURS
    • SAINT LUCIA
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 13 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 11 TESTS
  • Viral Visual Storytelling

    ROANE BEARD writes creative short scripts for explainer videos, commercials, and web-based training. as well as press releases, web content, and email marketing copy. He holds a B.A. in English Literature and an M.F.A. in Screenwriting. In … more

    ROANE BEARD writes creative short scripts for explainer videos, commercials, and web-based training. as well as press releases, web content, and email marketing copy. He holds a B.A. in English Literature and an M.F.A. in Screenwriting. In early 2014, he and co-founder Mark Hoover formed ViralGlyph, an indie production house aimed at raising the creative bar on online and local video for small business. Prior to becoming a full-time writer, Roane ran Think Now Education, a small business focused on teaching writing, creativity, and self-expression in California after school programs. While there, Roane wrote the Newshounds Journalist’s Handbook (available on Amazon), a textbook teaching students to collaborate on multimedia blogging projects. Send Roane a message via oDesk for information on how to follow him on Twitter, Google+, LinkedIn, Facebook, and Clippings.Me.  less

    screenwriting creative-writing copywriting content-writing article-writing business-writing copy-editing editing adobe-indesign 00 more less
    • $55.56 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 278 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 4 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 2 TESTS
  • Italian translator and writer

    I am an Italian native speaker and I am fluent in English and Chinese (Mandarin). I have a BA in foreign languages (English and Chinese) and 2 masters, one in Chinese Philosophy and one in International Studies. I lived in … more

    I am an Italian native speaker and I am fluent in English and Chinese (Mandarin). I have a BA in foreign languages (English and Chinese) and 2 masters, one in Chinese Philosophy and one in International Studies. I lived in China for 3 years and I am currently living in the Us. I worked as a translator, foreign language teacher, tour guide and writer in both countries. I worked with local magazines and websites in Italy and China. I founded my own blog and I am also working with another Italian blog.  less

    blog-writing blog-commenting article-writing translation editing photography translation-italian-english translation-chinese-english 00 more less
    • $33.33 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 0 HOURS
    • ITALY
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 1 TEST
  • Expert Language Consultant, Writer/Editor, certified TEFL teacher, VOA

    I am an American writer and editor who has been writing for corporations and academically since 2007. I have studied English and worked as a staff member for various American firms as both a Writer and a Language Consultant. I … more

    I am an American writer and editor who has been writing for corporations and academically since 2007. I have studied English and worked as a staff member for various American firms as both a Writer and a Language Consultant. I am also a teacher. I have taught Business English, Conversational English, English for Children, and Test Preparations. I have been offering my services as a Language Consultant to IT firms, banks, ad agencies, public offices, government offices, and language schools for the past 7 years now. I am the editor to an American fashion magazine and a Canadian music magazine. I also provide voice work in English and Spanish. I have just started working as a freelancer. I have been providing services remotely since November 2013. If you are looking for someone who has an excellent command of the English Language and is able to edit and transcribe with a quick turnaround, then I am the person you are looking for. I also have the following experience: -3 years experience as a DJ and pod-caster. -Voiceover work for both American and International Projects (English Dubbings) -5 years accounting experience -Webmaster -Network Administrator -Children's Librarian (4 years) -Project Manager Assistant (3 years) Proficient with the following programs: -Microsoft Access -Microsoft Word- -Lotus Notes -Powerpoint -Excel -Quickbooks -Express Scribe 5 -Google+ Business Clients should hire me because I take pride in my work and dedicate myself fully to the projects that I commit to.  less

    teaching-english proofreading editing virtual-assistant 00 more less
    • $27.78 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 207 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 12 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 8 TESTS
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  • ESL- ESOL Teacher - English>Spanish - Spanish>English Translator

    I am an Argentinian English teacher and Translator who studied at the National University of Cordoba in Argentina, and graduated from the School of Languages in 2007. Since then I have worked with adults and children. I consider myself as … more

    I am an Argentinian English teacher and Translator who studied at the National University of Cordoba in Argentina, and graduated from the School of Languages in 2007. Since then I have worked with adults and children. I consider myself as a person in constant development, looking for new experiences and opportunities to broaden my knowledge and cultural experiences.  less

    spanish translation translation-english-spanish translation-spanish-english distance-education teaching-english editing proofreading e-learning 00 more less
    • $20.00 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 0 HOURS
    • ARGENTINA
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 6 TESTS
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