Editing and Proofreading
Location:Brisbane (QLD), Australia (From home)Education level: College/University
Education field: Medical and Health Professions
Years of experience: Less than 2 years
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I am an avid reader, having read over 150 books in the past 12 months alone. My love for reading led me to a career as a proofreader and editor and I have been working as an editor/proofreader for approximately 12 months. I have built up substantial experience and have a sound 5 star Upwork rating with positive feedback.
During my tenure as a freelance editor and proofreader, I have gained experience working with a range of documents from website content, blog posts, business and government documentation, full manuscripts and novellas to resumes, cover letters and selection criteria. I also have writing, paraphrasing and transcription experience. My skill set also includes fact checking, research and I am proficient with the APA format of academic writing.
To enhance my skills in this area, I am completing a Certificate of Professional Proofreading and Editing, due for completion later this year. I am also pursuing a Certificate IV in Writing and Editing.
As a professional editor and proofreader, I would love to be able to state that all of my work is 100% accurate, all of the time. I am, however, only human. Currently, my accuracy rate is approximately 97%.
I pride myself on my ability to meet tight deadlines. I have a very flexible schedule, which allows me to work to meet strict deadlines with minimal pressure.
I am a native Australian and English speaker, currently residing in Brisbane, Australia and I am confident in both US and UK prose.
My educational background includes successfully completing my year 12 Higher School Certificate, a Certificate III - Assistant in Nursing, and a Bachelor's degree in Psychology.
I am experienced with both hard and soft copy editing, I am proficient with both MS Word and Google Docs and have a drop box available for your convenience.
I am dedicated, hardworking and pride myself on the work that I return for all of my projects.
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