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Post your proofreading and grammar-checking project on Upwork 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 Upwork, 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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Upwork Proofreading Jobs Completed Quarterly

On average, 1,901 Proofreading projects are completed every quarter on Upwork.

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Average Proofreading Freelancer Feedback Score

Proofreading Upwork freelancers typically receive a client rating of 4.79.

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  1. Jessie Mendoza

    Jessie Mendoza

    Experienced Administrative Assistant

    Philippines - Tests: 5

    I have been into office administration contour of work for more than ten years now most of which comprise operational and administrative functions in front office procedures. I am efficient in handling and monitoring various types of documents, proficient in MS Office 2003 & 2007 Applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint. etc.) , knowledgeable in several important computer software such as working with pdf files (Acrobat and Adobe Reader ); Photoshop , Print Artist , ACDSee for graphic design; Nero, Roxio for cd burnings and files storage and backups; I also have a knowledge in networking and online application, in researching and cross referencing. I can allocate 8-12 hours a day for any given time for any given projects.

    $8.33 /hr
    3,051 hours
    4.95
  2. Jessica J.

    Jessica J.

    English to Italian Translator

    United States - Tests: 11

    I am a native Italian speaker based in the United States. I provide reliable and well-researched translations and proofreading services from English to Italian at competitive prices. My mission is to communicate the meaning of the original text in a way that sounds natural to a native speaker. I have experience with translations in the following areas: tourism, marketing, business, and medical translations. I use emails and Skype to communicate with my clients. If you need a quote for one of your projects, feel free to contact me. Thank you for your interest!

    $13.33 /hr
    1,226 hours
    4.10
  3. Karen L.

    Karen L. Agency Contractor

    free lance provider

    Philippines - Tests: 2

    I had worked as a teacher both in a classroom and on-line settings for more than twelve years. Within the span of certain years in teaching, I was promoted twice. I became also a customer service representative in some call centers, where I took care of the different needs and complaints of the customers/clients. I did also remote trouble shooting for a cable company. At certain seasons. I write and conceptualize events for some companies and sometimes write ads and press releases. I had also my shares of telemarketing. I do not just work because of money but I want to be an asset and to develop more of myself in my chosen field. My passion for writing inspires me to teach. I have been writing for school plays , which are some adaptations and when I am not teaching, I write sequence guides and concepts of an ad or events, such as product launching.

    Associated with: JobHub

    $5.56 /hr
    1,033 hours
    5.00
  4. Romina Gacoscos-Delenela

    Romina Gacoscos-Delenela

    ESL Teacher

    Canada - Tests: 5

    - TESL Canada Certified - 250 hour TESOL Diploma Professional Standard 2 with Practicum - Recognized by TESL Canada. - TESL Ontario Member - Developed grammar, language and conversational activities that would improve the confidence of students in using English. - Well-developed organizational skills with superior multi-tasking ability. - Increased students’ attendance in the class for 90% by integrating audio-visual activities in the classroom and by showing flexibility and creativity in devising an engaging classroom activity. - Encouraged students to be proactive in improving their English skills by instructing them to do series of interviews about a designated topic. - Coordinated an ESL University Winter Camp. - Acted as Student’s Affairs Officer that is responsible for the development and implementation of programs and activities. - Developed workshop materials for newly hired ESL Teachers. - Held TOEIC classes for university students. - Part of the ESL core teachers for 2 years.

    $8.89 /hr
    26 hours
    5.00
  5. Cherrylene C.

    Cherrylene C.

    Community Manager/ Project Manager/ Rockstar General Virtual Assistant

    Philippines - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 1

    Manage and interact proactively with online communities across all platforms. Creating, managing and growing company's events through meetup, twitter, facebook and other strategically online tools. Assign and guides team members different tasks for the project. Responsible for maintaining or administration of the client’s website. Prepping or updating the pages of the website. Manage social media accounts. Create facebook accounts and pages, twitter accounts and pinterest. Searched and scheduled posts related to the social media accounts or pages. Increased the number of likes for the fb pages or followers in twitter and pinterest. Searched cheaper items and post it on ebay listings. Compared items to other ebay sellers for competitive price and find items that are bestsellers on ebay.

    $5.56 /hr
    139 hours
    4.76
  6. Patricia D.

    Patricia D.

    Translation Expert. All subjects. PT-ENG-and more

    United States - Tests: 5

    Hello. I always had a large interest in languages since i was very young. I speak and write fluently Portuguese (my native language), English, French, German, Italian and Spanish. I can maintain either casual or business conversation in those languages, written or spoken. I have been working with translations, proofreading and transcripts for the past years. I have been successful with my work and all my costumers have been satisfied with the results. I can translate almost any subject but, I don't feel comfortable with medical documents. I will gladly accept offers related to my skills. As for budgets, I am sure we can always get to an agreement. I can work either hourly or fixed price. Thank you very much. Patricia Duarte Paços.

    $10.00 /hr
    5 hours
    4.05
  7. Josephine annabelle C.

    Josephine annabelle C. Agency Contractor

    Data Entry Specialist, Admin VA, Proofreader

    Philippines - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 2

    With more than 5 years of working involving Marketing and Direct Selling, I have been able to personally know the pros and cons of a Front-line sales man from a Back end Office Administrator. I have done the following over the past years: *Direct Selling - Face to face selling *Inbound & Outbound Telesales - Credit Card Pulling and Appointment Setting *Data Mining, Scraping & Entry *Video & Audio Transcription *Content Management *Social Media Management *Email Handling & Management *Calendar Management *Web Research & Proofreading *Light Project Management *Event Management I am looking for an opportunity to help me grow and become the best VA that I can be. I have no qualms over learning new stuff/ideas/software because I simply love learning. I take pride in the ff values & skills and incorporate them in my work output: *Excellent Oral & Written English Comm Skills with good grammatical details *Good team player *Flexible and Fun loving *Honesty , Transparency & Integrity *Keen attention to details, Neatness & preference for order *Willingness to learn new things *Works under minimal supervision *Desire and passion for learning & personal development **LET ME BE AN ASSET TO YOUR COMPANY'S GROWTH**

    Associated with: Committed Quality Service Agency (CQSA), VA House

    $4.44 /hr
    1,815 hours
    4.28
  8. Mariella Mojar

    Mariella Mojar Agency Contractor

    Virtual Office Assistant/Call Center Owner & Manager

    Philippines - Tests: 14 - Portfolio: 12

    Rely on my professional outsourcing services and enjoy all the benefits of offshore pricing without the hassles that come with most offshore companies. You can have the accountability and peace of mind you deserve as an employer by utilizing my services, while cutting costs and saving time. I can provide virtually any kind of virtual assistance outsourcing that a business could need, including: Administrative Support Article Writing & Ghost Blogging Data Entry & Ad Posting WordPress Management Customer Service Voice Transcription & Editing Order Processing Data and Account Analysis Traditional job outsourcing has not always been an easy task, because finding the right people for your job is like searching for a needle in a haystack. Most of the websites have thousands of offshore workers to choose from, and there’s no way to know what kind of quality you will get. Just like working with someone locally, trust, dependability, and rapport are key to building a successful working relationship. Working with me, you can rest assured the job will be completed on time, and done right the first time.

    Associated with: Filgenix Virtual Solutions

    $5.56 /hr
    4,583 hours
    4.76
  9. Tracie Walker

    Tracie Walker Agency Contractor

    ms

    United Kingdom - Tests: 19 - Portfolio: 1

    Require employment which can be done from home. Successfully raised 3 great children alone so have many life skills which can be applied to any situation. Have experience working directly with the public for many years. Achieved 5 GCSE qualifications leaving school including an A in English, Business and commerce, Maths, also a City and Guilds in Typing and office practice. Attended college as an adult and gained a BTEC national diploma in Beauty Therapy and an NVQ in Hairdressing- which involved learning computer skills equivalent to NVQ level 3 Enjoy learning new skills and furthering my education and knowledge whenever possible, learn new skills quickly but accurately Mature, professional attitude. Can plan strategies and meet targets.

    Associated with: A 2 Z Virtual Secretary & Administration

    $11.11 /hr
    330 hours
    4.59
  10. Mia Tampos

    Mia Tampos Agency Contractor

    Data Entry

    Philippines - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 1

    Been working for a forwarding company as an Account Manager for almost 10 years, with strong focus on Sales achievement, administrative tasks, documentations and other related forwarding concerns. An Expert typist at 60 words per minute with 100% accuracy. Highly knowledgeable in Microsoft Office applications. I have a high level of professionalism, self discipline, maturity an enthusiasm. I am considering a full time career in a home-based employment set up.

    Associated with: FilPower

    $3.33 /hr
    157 hours
    4.91