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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

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    • $6.00 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 0 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 1 PORTFOLIO ITEM
    • 6 TESTS
  • Scientific/Medical writer and translator (German/English)

    As a scientist with nine years postdoctoral research experience in the UK (Oxford and Sheffield) and a strong publication record including original articles, reviews and commentaries (available on PubMed), I offer reliable expert quality of scientific and medical writing, editing … more

    As a scientist with nine years postdoctoral research experience in the UK (Oxford and Sheffield) and a strong publication record including original articles, reviews and commentaries (available on PubMed), I offer reliable expert quality of scientific and medical writing, editing and proofreading in English and German. I am a native German speaker with excellent command of English and offer German>English as well as English>German translations of articles, websites, lectures, lecture material, patient information, etc. I do also offer universal translation services including CVs, blogs, websites, as well as legal and technical translations. In addition, I have expertise in the translation and transcription of old literature (18th century). Having worked in a senior position before, I am determined, organised and adaptive enough to successfully complete any project I accept. I am able to work flexible hours and always respect a deadline.  less

    article-writing article-submission copy-editing editing proofreading translation translation-german-english translation-english-german 00 more less
    • $27.78 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 15 HOURS
    • FRANCE
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 6 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 4 TESTS
  • 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
  • Voice Talent (Australian): Audio Books, Voice Overs, IVRs

    Female Australian Voice Talent and Coach, Radio Experienced Voice-over Artist, Character voices and accents too! Based in Australia. Hear me NOW by clicking the link: [Generic demo] https://soundcloud.com/user75901182/demo3 White Board animation: https://soundcloud.com/user75901182/games3 … more

    Female Australian Voice Talent and Coach, Radio Experienced Voice-over Artist, Character voices and accents too! Based in Australia. Hear me NOW by clicking the link: [Generic demo] https://soundcloud.com/user75901182/demo3 White Board animation: https://soundcloud.com/user75901182/games3 Informative text (about a hospital): https://soundcloud.com/user75901182/ellenbarron [Please PRESS PLAY BUTTON onscreen to hear samples] 24 HOUR TURN AROUND FROM WHEN JOB IS ACCEPTED for gigs up to 500 words. Usually I can deliver for jobs up to 1000 words within 24 hours too, depending upon job load. I usually deliver by midnight as my work day usually consists of 2-5pm and 9pm-1am. I have an iPhone so am accessible at all times though - getting messages sent from oDesk to me directly. I am a qualified Drama Teacher, Actor and Voice Artist (Bachelor degree, Theatre from University of Queensland). I have experience in radio with 4RPH and 2RPH (Radio for the Print Handicapped), with on air presenting the news and my own show called "Girl Talk" about women's and girls' issues. I have attended short courses in Radio Presenting with Australian Film, Television and Radio School. Over the last 15 years, I have been teaching English and Drama (Voice & Movement and more!) to high school students in Australia and the UK. I have also had experience in creative writing pursuits, including writing for film and theatre. I have had my own work produced on stage and in (short) film. I seek to attain work in the following areas: voice-over work, writing; proof-reading; researching; and editing. I care about social justice issues and would be a great spokesperson for related projects. I also work with businesses and educational institutions to get their voice heard. TERTIARY EDUCATION 2006 PGDip of Creative Industries (Film) Qld University of Tech. 2003 Radio Broadcasting Australian, Film, TV and Radio School 1999 Certificate in TESOL Qld Academy of Languages 1999 Certificate in Arts (Photography) Barrier Reef Institute of TAFE 1997 Postgraduate Diploma of Education University of Queensland 1996 Bachelor of Arts (English, Drama / Theatre) University of Qld  less

    voice-over voice-talent audio-editing article-writing christian-theology creative-writing editing ghostwriting lyrics-writing microsoft-powerpoint 00 more less
    • $38.89 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.9
    • 79 HOURS
    • AUSTRALIA
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 9 TESTS
  • Outstanding Editor, Proofreader and Writer

    I am an outstanding Copy-editor, dedicated to ensuring client satisfaction, with 10 years experience on Odesk and perfect feedback rating. I work at an esteemed publishing house, and possess a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Mass Communication as well as … more

    I am an outstanding Copy-editor, dedicated to ensuring client satisfaction, with 10 years experience on Odesk and perfect feedback rating. I work at an esteemed publishing house, and possess a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Mass Communication as well as an Editing and Proofreading certificate from CARIMAC, University of the West Indies. I am the Editor for the number one health related magazine in Jamaica, namely, Caribbean Wellness and Lifestyle Magazine and I have edited over 20 published books. I have written several opinion pieces for local newspapers and I have two blogs where I discuss pop culture. I am also a contributing writer for the Jamaica Bridal Expo Magazine ( writer/editor) and Wealth Magazine. I am also act as a ghostwriter for a number of publications in print and online. My core competencies are Editing, Proofreading and Writing. I have a fast turnaround time, BUT QUALITY IS NEVER COMPROMISED!  less

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    • $16.67 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.8
    • 9 HOURS
    • JAMAICA
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 9 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 5 TESTS
  • Editor, Proofreader, and Writer

    I'm an editor and writer with several years of experience working on publications spanning a variety of subjects. With a BA in English/Editing and an MS in Journalism, I have a strong command of the English language and … more

    I'm an editor and writer with several years of experience working on publications spanning a variety of subjects. With a BA in English/Editing and an MS in Journalism, I have a strong command of the English language and am incapable of missing a deadline. In my most recent job, I had the opportunity to work as the editor of a quarterly 130-page magazine, for which I performed all of the editing and proofreading tasks. I was given a great deal of independence and responsibility in that position, which required me to be self-motivated and judicious with my time.  less

    article-writing editing copy-editing proofreading fact-checking writing blog-writing 00 more less
    • $20.00 HOURLY RATE
    • NO FEEDBACK GIVEN
    • 0 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 1 TEST
  • Writer| Proofreader| Editor| Blogger| Binary Options Trader

    I am an engineer with a unique passion for writing. I have been working as a writer for the last four years what satisfies me the most is the fact that all my employers are satisfied with my writing style. My Odesk rating and feedbacks speak for the dedicated effort I put into my work.

    article-writing blog-writing article-submission ghostwriting data-entry proofreading editing presentation-design translation-english-hindi 00 more less
    • $8.33 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 3 HOURS
    • INDIA
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 4 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 4 TESTS
  • Advertising, Marketing, Research, Copywriting and Editing

    Results-oriented, high-energy, hands-on professional with a long and successful experience in the communications and marketing industries. Highly skilled, with a typing speed of 55 words per minute, effective and with careful attention to detail, I can get tasks done well … more

    Results-oriented, high-energy, hands-on professional with a long and successful experience in the communications and marketing industries. Highly skilled, with a typing speed of 55 words per minute, effective and with careful attention to detail, I can get tasks done well and on time at low cost. Accomplished AE for a promotions and advertising agency offering integrated projects in below-the-line, above-the-line, and through-the-line advertising. Adept in conceptualizing for and pitching existing and new accounts, discerning project requirements and communicating client needs to creative teams—even hands-on in execution when necessary. Managed work flow of various projects and at the same time ensured deliverables are completed on time, on budget and on strategy. Training and experience in transcription, in sports, news, features, editorial, copy writing and proofreading. Experienced in communicating with different types of people as a technical support agent and is skilled in using communication to achieve professional, management and corporate goals. Currently co-owns and operates a mid-sized business. Handles sales, product development, marketing and brand alignment. Created branding and marketing strategies. Created logo, slogan and engineered menu. Developed systems from the store’s conception down to the actual operations.  less

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    • $14.50 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.9
    • 1992 HOURS
    • PHILIPPINES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 12 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 16 TESTS
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