Freelance Copy Editor Resume

Samantha Gray

North Highlands CA 95660

(916) 987-6543

[email protected]

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Job Objective

Searching for a challenging career as Freelance Copy Editor of well-established firm in which to put my skills to the test.

Summary of Qualifications:

  • Remarkable experience in writing and editing online newsletters and websites
  • In-depth knowledge of proofreading marks
  • Wide knowledge of Associated Press style
  • Profound knowledge of basic copyright principles and trademarks
  • Ability to work at all time from any location
  • Proficiency in editing and proof reading copies
  • Familiarity with content management systems
  • Strong writing, copyediting, and proofreading skills
  • Work Experience
  • Freelance Copy Editor, July 2007 – Present
  • Demand Studios, Columbus, OH
  • Coordinated with art team and developed advertising materials and updated present materials.
  • Assisted art department with help of Acrobat standard and word.
  • Monitored all copies and changed base copies according to required guidelines.
  • Evaluated and proof read all copies prepared by art department.
  • Collaborated with marketing team and received all necessary approvals.
  • Ensured completion of work according to schedule.
  • Verified version copy and ensured its compliance to regulatory team.
  • Freelance Copy Editor, March 2004– June 2007
  • Entertainment Industry Employer, Columbus, OH
  • Edited and proof read all projects developed by in house agency.
  • Managed all copies ensured usage of proper grammar and accuracy for legal departments.
  • Monitored final versions of all full page prints, billboard ads, corporate ads and educational brochures.
  • Coordinated with creative director and provided regular updates of assigned projects.
  • Reviewed legal and grammatical guidelines and updated department guides.
  • Education
  • Bachelor’s Degree in English, Rio Hondo College, Whittier, CA