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Professional Proofreaders & Copy Editors

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Post your proofreading and grammar-checking project on oDesk and hire proof readers and book editors with excellent grammar skills. You will also find professionals who have experience with proofreading software (like grammar and plagiarism checkers) and editing tools (like Microsoft Word’s “track changes” feature) to check the spelling, grammar and vocabulary of your documents. With accuracy and attention to detail, they can proofread business proposals, marketing materials and tech reports; review your articles, blog or website content; or correct book translations and audio transcriptions.

Proofreading is the process of reading through an electronic copy (or galley proof) of a piece of written work to detect and correct errors before it is published. On oDesk, the world’s largest online workplace, you will find native English speakers and proofreaders familiar with editing marks and the APA, MLA, Harvard and Chicago style guidelines to provide you with professional editing, grammar checking and proofreading services.

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Proofreading Job Cost Overview

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

oDesk Proofreading Jobs Completed Quarterly

On average, 1,764 Proofreading projects are completed every quarter on oDesk.

1,764

Time to Complete oDesk Proofreading Jobs

Time needed to complete a Proofreading project on oDesk.

Average Proofreading Freelancer Feedback Score

Proofreading oDesk freelancers typically receive a client rating of 4.78.

4.78

Last updated: March 1, 2015

  • Proofreader & Copy Editor | Grammar Expert

    ✎ № 1 Proofreading and Editing services. Your go-to eagle eye! ➽ I'm an oDesk ☑ ID-verified contractor and a college-educated freelancer with 7 years of experience as a copy editor, copywriter and proofreader. ✔ I accept all proofreading and editing projects; small or … more

    ✎ № 1 Proofreading and Editing services. Your go-to eagle eye! ➽ I'm an oDesk ☑ ID-verified contractor and a college-educated freelancer with 7 years of experience as a copy editor, copywriter and proofreader. ✔ I accept all proofreading and editing projects; small or big, hourly or fixed. ✔ I consistently deliver high-quality work at a reasonable hourly rate. ✔ I go above and beyond to keep communication to a maximum and turnaround times to a minimum. ✔ I take pride in my work. ▒ Higher/Academic Education ▒ __________________________ ╔ ╟ Master's of Arts [MA] in Human Resources Management ╟ Master's of Arts [MA] in English Language and Literature ╟ Bachelor's of Arts [BA] Major in English - Minor in Romanian ╚ ▒ Proofreading & Editing Services ▒ _____________________________ ╔ ╟ Typographical and spelling errors ╟ Word and idiom usage ╟ Agreement: verb, pronoun-antecedent, number, gender ╟ Sentence structure ╟ Parallel construction ╟ Run-on sentences and connecting words ╟ Paragraph transitions and logical connections ╟ Punctuation ╚- Familiar with the following referencing styles: American Psychological Association (APA), Associated Press (AP) Style, Chicago Manual of Style, Modern Language Association (MLA) Style, Turabian Style and Oxford Style. ♢..::Thank you for visiting my profile. Save or bookmark the link::..♢  less

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    • $15.00 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.6
    • 971 HOURS
    • ROMANIA
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 9 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 23 TESTS
  • Native Dutch freelance translator, fluent in English and Spanish

    Thank you for your interest in my profile! My name is Mirjam and I currently live in Helsinki, Finland. Originally from the Netherlands, I am a native Dutch speaker and fluent in English and Spanish. I hold a Master’s … more

    Thank you for your interest in my profile! My name is Mirjam and I currently live in Helsinki, Finland. Originally from the Netherlands, I am a native Dutch speaker and fluent in English and Spanish. I hold a Master’s degree in International Relations and a Bachelor’s degree in International Business and Management. Over the past 7 years I have worked on numerous translation and proofreading projects. While working for the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs I have gained vast experience in translating and proofreading/editing political notes and speeches in the language pairs English- Dutch, Dutch- English and Spanish- Dutch. Earlier in my career I have translated many business related documents. My main areas of expertise are international/political affairs, marketing/advertising, economics/business, tourism and sports. I am a diligent and organized professional, who always keeps attention to detail and accuracy. I ensure you will receive your documents in a prompt manner! Looking forward working for you! Regards, Mirjam  less

    translation-english-dutch dutch spanish translation customer-service translation-dutch-english proofreading administrative-support transcription market-research 00 more less
    • $14.00 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.7
    • 38 HOURS
    • FINLAND
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 5 TESTS
  • Researcher, Academic Writer, Management Consultant, Data Analysis

    Please allow this letter to serve as an inquiry for the available project you are looking to get accomplished. My experience as a writer, lecturer and research analyst make me confident of being the perfect candidate to help you achieve … more

    Please allow this letter to serve as an inquiry for the available project you are looking to get accomplished. My experience as a writer, lecturer and research analyst make me confident of being the perfect candidate to help you achieve exactly what you are looking for. I have acquired an MSc. in Business Management degree from the renowned university “The University of Sheffield”. Furthermore, I have a Bachelor of Science degree from Rochester Institute of Technology in Applied Arts and Science (concentrations in Business Management, Economics and Statistics). During the course of my studies I have gained knowledge in many different areas such as management skills, economic environment, interpersonal communication and leadership. Furthermore, studies in Human Resources and Accounting for Managers have given me strong base for the respective fields. Attending various conferences and programs on energy, startup business and democracy related issues, has expanded my horizon of understanding the domestic environment as well as being aware of what is going on in the region and around the world. My experience of working as a project coordinator for MDA(Management Development Associates www.seemda.com). has equipped me with a strong base in managing various tasks including facilitating focus groups for strategy development and the preparations of financial reports. Currently I teach management classes at a private college. Besides teaching I am also the head of the library where I lead a team of 3 professionals in managing the library, sorting, updating new issues etc. If given the opportunity I am eager to discuss my potential contribution to your project.  less

    management-development account-management research-papers market-research internet-research data-analysis content-writing blog-writing proofreading 00 more less
    • $11.11 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 47 HOURS
    • ALBANIA
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 1 PORTFOLIO ITEM
    • 3 TESTS
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  • Danish translator

    I can do translations from English to Danish and from Swedish to Danish. I`m not intreasted in translations to Swedish, nevertheless I can speak the language perfectly. Im aslo experienced in copy-writing, proofreading and editing. I have a lot … more

    I can do translations from English to Danish and from Swedish to Danish. I`m not intreasted in translations to Swedish, nevertheless I can speak the language perfectly. Im aslo experienced in copy-writing, proofreading and editing. I have a lot of experience with fashion and casino related materials. My field of expertice in my proffesional life consists of working with: Plumbing, Ventilation VA, Heating, Pre-isolated pipes, precisiontools (sales, not technical) Fashion and Photo/Graphics.  less

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    • $30.00 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 18 HOURS
    • DENMARK
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 2 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 3 TESTS
  • Physician,Translator,Proofreader,published writer,professional editor

    So it's basically about writing and translation... I have always been passionate for languages as entities in themselves... interested in their beauty and secrets, and that's what got me here... I have worked before in several magazines in … more

    So it's basically about writing and translation... I have always been passionate for languages as entities in themselves... interested in their beauty and secrets, and that's what got me here... I have worked before in several magazines in several positions, writing, translating, interviewing, and leading... and gained our experience by doing... Style for me is essential... as well as commitment... I write in several languages, and having worked professionally, my work is efficient from an editorial point of view...  less

    translation-arabic-english translation-english-arabic proofreading medical-writing technical-writing creative-writing medical-transcription microsoft-powerpoint french editing article-writing 00 more less
    • $11.11 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.9
    • 806 HOURS
    • EGYPT
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 4 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 8 TESTS
  • Detail-oriented translator English/French - Spanish/French

    3 years of experience in Translation, Editing/proofreading in English/French and Spanish/French Native french speaker Specializes in: Business/Commerce (general) Textiles / Clothing / Fashion Sports / Fitness / Recreation Retail Marketing / Market Research Food & Drink Education / Pedagogy Cosmetics, Beauty Cinema, Film … more

    3 years of experience in Translation, Editing/proofreading in English/French and Spanish/French Native french speaker Specializes in: Business/Commerce (general) Textiles / Clothing / Fashion Sports / Fitness / Recreation Retail Marketing / Market Research Food & Drink Education / Pedagogy Cosmetics, Beauty Cinema, Film, TV, Drama Tourism & Travel  less

    translation-english-french translation-spanish-french translation-french-english proofreading 00 more less
    • $22.00 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.7
    • 1 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 11 TESTS
  • Presentations | Word | Charts | Camtasia | Maps | VSL |

    Thank you for stopping at my profile. Over the last 10 years, I have developed a wide range of Investor Presentations, Executive Summary Documents & PPT Animations using PowrePoint, Word and Excel for various Investment Bankers and small businesses. My core … more

    Thank you for stopping at my profile. Over the last 10 years, I have developed a wide range of Investor Presentations, Executive Summary Documents & PPT Animations using PowrePoint, Word and Excel for various Investment Bankers and small businesses. My core competency lies in complete end-end management of a new presentation development project, and I am seeking opportunities to build presentations from the ground up for you or your business. I also have experience in the following areas: Plotting Maps, Camtasia Video Editing, PDF to Word or Excel, Proofreading, Web Research. Design, Quality, Accuracy, Deadline Adherence & Constant Communication throughout the Project Duration are my strengths.  less

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    • $8.89 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.9
    • 238 HOURS
    • INDIA
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 13 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 6 TESTS
  • Italian Translator and Proofreader

    Experienced translator/proofreader. Scientific and technical background. Administrative experience. Fluent in English, Spanish, Italian (mother tongue), Catalan and French. Proven quality, accuracy and efficiency. Results-oriented and mature, responsible and positive. Very good communication skills. I have: • my own computer and … more

    Experienced translator/proofreader. Scientific and technical background. Administrative experience. Fluent in English, Spanish, Italian (mother tongue), Catalan and French. Proven quality, accuracy and efficiency. Results-oriented and mature, responsible and positive. Very good communication skills. I have: • my own computer and internet access • the possibility to work daily Currently working part-time as translation project manager and customer support agent.  less

    proofreading translation-english-italian customer-support email-technical-support italian spanish 00 more less
    • $20.00 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.9
    • 26 HOURS
    • SPAIN
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 2 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 4 TESTS
  • Unversity-Educated Proofreader/Editor, Creative Writer

    I am a university graduate with a BSc. in Psychology and a focus in neuroscience. In addition to this, I currently work part-time at my university as a writing tutor and a teaching assistant. These jobs mean that I work … more

    I am a university graduate with a BSc. in Psychology and a focus in neuroscience. In addition to this, I currently work part-time at my university as a writing tutor and a teaching assistant. These jobs mean that I work primarily with academic writing, but I have an interest in creative writing and a flexible writing voice. I am an excellent proofreader and editor, and a flexible writer for creative and nonfiction work. Editing is my current area of interest on Odesk, although I am also able to complete work in other areas. I can edit both content and grammar/sentence structure, making me a valuable hire for both native speakers who wish to improve their writing to a higher quality, as well as for non-native speakers who are more concerned with the structural and grammatical format of their writing, Follow me on Twitter @BriallynS  less

    creative-writing proofreading content-writing blog-writing fiction-writing word-processing microsoft-excel microsoft-powerpoint 00 more less
    • $16.67 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 8 HOURS
    • CANADA
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 4 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 4 TESTS
  • English/Serbian Translator, Editor, Proofreader, Writer

    With a Bachelor's degree in English language and literature, gained at the Faculty of Philology at Belgrade University, and with experience in translating, writing, teaching and doing administrative work, I believe that I have the potential to fulfill clients … more

    With a Bachelor's degree in English language and literature, gained at the Faculty of Philology at Belgrade University, and with experience in translating, writing, teaching and doing administrative work, I believe that I have the potential to fulfill clients' requirements in the mentioned fields. Being curious, I always seek to improve my skills and knowledge, moreover, I am a well-organized, detail-oriented and persistent person with a strong work ethic. I am flexible and open to clients' suggestions in order to get the work done accurately and satisfactorily.  less

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    • $9.07 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 10 HOURS
    • SERBIA
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 14 TESTS
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