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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, 1,761 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 4.80.

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  1. Pamela rose C.

    Pamela rose C. Agency Contractor

    Online Mktg,eCommerce,SEO and SMM Proj Manager,Experienced VA

    Philippines - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 13

    Working for a number of years helped me develop an exceptional attention to detail, have outstanding interpersonal skills and the determination to get tasks done. My objective is to obtain a position that will allow me to utilize my education and work experience for the benefit of the company as well as for personal growth and professional advancement.

    Associated with: Online VIP

    $16.67 /hr
    1,679 hours
    4.83
  2. Margarita T.

    Margarita T. Agency Contractor

    Content Writer, Data Entry Specialist, Translator Bulgarian - English

    Bulgaria - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 42

    English-Bulgarian translations, data entry projects, PDF to Excel, or Word, fast typing, content writing.... you name it, I can do it for you :))) I have extensive experience in all those areas and by hiring me you can count on fast and quality results!

    Associated with: Samsourcing

    $6.00 /hr
    3,701 hours
    5.00
  3. Jessica L.

    Jessica L.

    Administrative Professional, VA, Proofreader

    United States - Tests: 6

    I hold a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology. For the past 10 years I’ve held various administrative positions with multiple companies. My most recent work is as an onsite office manager for an international research company. Duties of the position are many and include: -Office-wide emails to 200+ people - Impeccable spelling and grammar is a must -Planning and tracking a $1.3 million budget -Creating and editing flyers, reports, training books, and presentations -Event planning -Online ordering -Communicating with vendors to set up and renew contracts -Work with property management on maintenance and building issues I also have past experience as a real estate salesperson. This high energy, on the go job is a great intro into the virtual workspace as they have similar challenges: most importantly being a disciplined self starter. I have a dedicated home office space from which I work, as well as all the necessary tools that make on the go work a snap - which means I’m available when you need me, no matter where I may be. I’m new to oDesk, but a highly motivated and experienced administrative professional. When I freelance for you, you can be certain that you’ll receive the high quality work you expect for your business. I will always ask enough questions to ensure that I understand the needs of your project and your expectations. I will always be upfront before starting a job if I do not have the necessary time or skill to complete the work. Clear communication is key - It’s what you’ll receive from me and what I expect in return. What can I do for You? Virtual office management, virtual assisting, budget planning, expense tracking, event planning, report writing, emailing, Excel work, formatting/editing/proofreading documents, create flyers/documents/presentations, travel/vacation planning, transcription, create/manage social media pages, and much more - just ask! I am experienced with: Pages; Microsoft Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Office365

    $15.00 /hr
    0 hours
    0.00
  4. Kristine Mamac

    Kristine Mamac Agency Contractor

    Data Entry Professional | Researcher | VA | Bookkeeper | Proofreader |

    Philippines - Tests: 11 - Portfolio: 3

    I am a senior accountant for one of the Philippines largest rural banking corporations, managing the accuracy of all transactions, loans and company payroll & financial reports, in one its busiest branches. As such, I am highly proficient in Microsoft (e.g. WORD and EXCEL) and accounting programmes. I have successfully transferred my IT and administrative skills, and ‘eye for detail’ to a range of clients and projects, including proofreading content and content architecture, for a major patient information portal of the UK’s National Health Service. I continue to provide administrative services for a public limited company in the UK. I believe my knowledge (particularly in health and accountancy), spoken and written English, administrative and natural interpersonal skills are attributes that serve my clients well.

    Associated with: Philance Team

    $4.00 /hr
    425 hours
    0.00
  5. Ramona M.

    Ramona M.

    Data Encoder Expert (MSExcel,MSWord), Internet Marketing, Web Research

    Philippines - Tests: 2

    I'm very honest and reliable person . My Experienced in Office Management hone my skill in office procedures . I can type 40wpm and I can easily follow instructions and willing to meet quota.I know the value of time so I will perfectly deliver assigned project on time..

    $5.00 /hr
    0 hours
    0.00
  6. Michelle D.

    Michelle D.

    RN, HAAD-RN, Academic Writer, Data Entry Specialist, Consultant

    Philippines - Tests: 5

    RN, HAAD-RN An experienced writer specifically to creative, content, medical and technical writing. Academic writer with expertise to Personal Statements, Essays, Resumes, Statement of Purpose, etc. Proofreader and editor. Proficient to English and Filipino (Tagalog), both oral and written. Student level to Arabic language. Do provide high quality customer care and service. With good computer skills: fast typing speed, experienced to microsoft excel and word Internet researcher. Expert Data Entry Specialist and Encoder.

    $15.00 /hr
    109 hours
    4.99
  7. Stephan Hornick

    Stephan Hornick

    English-German-Japanese-Chinese Translator & Strategic Project Manager

    Germany - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 1

    I am a native German young professional translator with 8 years of translation and proofreading experience. I have a language, culture and IT magister degree (best 3%; remark: magister is a degree between master and doctor) and profound knowledge in a broad spectrum of fields (e.g. medicine, IT, computer linguistics, literature, teaching, politics, philosophy, mathematics, financing, physics and so on). I have further advanced skills in microsoft word, excel, access, open office, adobe photoshop, programming & webdesign in HTML, Basic, Java, Haskell, Lisp, ACT-R, project management, strategic management and so on. I have been living in Japan, China, US, UK and Colombia. I am accustomed with their cultural differences and use most of these languages daily. As a client, consider punctionality, thoroughness and a qualitatively high literal standard my three most important aspects of work as a translator. I would appreciate it very much, if you let me know from the start who is going to read the translation. Case by case, I will shift between technical translation and creative translation and adapt the language and the style accordingly. I am looking forward to your email.

    $16.67 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  8. Vinisha N.

    Vinisha N.

    Writing / Proofreading - Professional

    India - Portfolio: 5

    I have experience working with an investment bank for over 7 years. I write a personal Wordpress blog, and have used Blogger for six years. I also maintain a Facebook travelogue which currently has 1,990 followers. Some of my articles have been published previously in an independent European journal. I have a fully operational command of English language, and can handle complex detailed argumentation well.

    $10.00 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  9. Dana D.

    Dana D.

    Assistant/Administrative Services

    United States

    Administrative Services: Data Entry Filing/Copying Memos/Documents Calendar Management Project Management Special Projects Answer phone calls and outbound calling to clients, vendors, ect. Strong understanding of Internet and online communication tools Ability to multitask and take on multiple projects Ability to meet deadlines Strong communications skills and attention to detail Prepare, compile, and sort documents English proficiency (written and spoken Intermediate) MS Spreadsheet skills MS Word Accurate data entry Strong work ethic and professionalism Adept at internet research Marketing research Keyword searches Marketing Services: Market and Sales Plan Development Product Development, Branding, Promotion, and Distribution Planning Website and E-Commerce Development and Implementation Brochure and Sales Tools Design and Development Company Identity (logo, letterhead, email template) Product

    $15.00 /hr
    595 hours
    0.00
  10. Amanda Thomson

    Amanda Thomson

    Experienced Freelance Inbound Marketer

    Canada - Portfolio: 3

    I am a marketing content specialist. I help businesses create great content for web, print, email, social media and more. My specialty is inbound marketing. I have a BFA in creative writing from the University of Victoria (Canada). I am also HubSpot Inbound certified, and (while not current) have been Google AdWords certified as well.

    $16.00 /hr
    17 hours
    0.00