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Proofreading Upwork freelancers typically receive a client rating of 4.80.

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  1. Emmaline S.

    Emmaline S.

    Skilled writer and copy editor

    United States - Last active: 8 days ago - Portfolio: 1

    English major senior from Macalester College with strong writing and leadership skills. Experience in teaching, editing, organizing, public speaking, and working with youth. Contributed to publication (Help! Straight Talk for Surviving the College Search in 2011, Mill City Press, Inc), and had non-fiction essay accepted by online and print anthology (Yeah! Write).

    $20.00 /hr
    1 hours
    5.00
  2. Karim L.

    Karim L.

    Italian Translator (ENG to ITA - ITA to ENG) - Writer

    Italy - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 12 - Portfolio: 3

    Native language: italian Main skills: translation, transcription, proofreading, publishing, writing, WordPress, Photoshop Interests: Writing, Internet, Photo Editing, Design I am a creative Publisher, Writer, Translator and Proofreader. I speak and write Italian and English fluently. I worked in the local law court, where I worked as a transcriptor and a writer, composing and translating legal letters in Italian and English. Now I'm a Publisher and a Blogger, as you can see from the projects in my portfolio. I'm such an hard worker and a fast learner, I'm always available online for communication and I'm pretty sure that my experience and my skills would mean the perfect choice for anyone.

    Groups: oTranslators

    $15.00 /hr
    1,596 hours
    4.99
  3. Jamin C.

    Jamin C.

    Determined Fast and Reliable

    United States - Last active: 9 hours ago - Tests: 7

    I am currently doing volunteer teaching work in France. I speak, read and write both English and French with English being my first language. I have done translation and interpreting work on an individual basis and for large groups. Over the past 4 years I've worked as a Licensed Personal Banker for 2 large banks in New York. Within the bank I managed the sales team, was responsible for meeting sales goals and assisted the manager in managing all functions of the branch. I have strong sales skills but also excellent oral and written communication skills. Part of my job was written communication with clients from diverse backgrounds. This helped me to become proficient in writing, proofreading, and correction. Also I have worked as a Personal Assistant and Manager where I was in charge of organizing meetings, travel arrangements and doing research projects. As a Personal Assistant I managed the team and kept things running in the office. I touch type 60 words per minute and I am very comfortable working with computers. I have transcribed videos and audio files. I enjoy writing and this passion has helped me to write many articles on a variety of topics in both English and French. I know the value of getting work done quickly and accurately. I am good at leading others to accomplish that same goal.

    $16.67 /hr
    6,812 hours
    4.72
  4. Stephanie C.

    Stephanie C.

    Editor / Writer / Internet Marketer - Freelance

    United States - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 1

    I am a seasoned editor, writer and Internet marketer. I have worked with editing, writing SEO content and website promotion for over six years. I have worked as an expert writer and editor as well as a marketing manager where I specialized in social media and SEO. I am experienced in Microsoft Office, Internet applications and various email programs. I have extensive experience in writing, editing AP and MLA format. I feel with my background in writing, editing and marketing, I would be a wonderful asset to you. I ensure all content is unique, well-researched and factual. I look forward to working with you!

    $22.22 /hr
    2,194 hours
    4.99
  5. Marabel Raneses

    Marabel Raneses

    Skilled Data Entry Professional/Web Researcher/Skip Tracer/VA

    Philippines - Last active: 9 hours ago - Tests: 4

    To work in a reputed organization, which appreciates professional approach, hard work and diligence, where I can utilize my knowledge, various skills & experience and develop my career and excel in related field. My competency lies more on data entry, web research, skip tracing, web scraping, lead generation, real estate virtual assistant and using CRM such as Highrise. I am task oriented and can work with minimal supervision. Had an ability to pay close attention to details and a work style that is extremely detailed oriented. I am hardworking and honest.

    $5.56 /hr
    4,776 hours
    4.98
  6. Michelle D.

    Michelle D.

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

    Philippines - Last active: 26 days ago - 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. Emma Varela

    Emma Varela

    Psychologist, HR, Translator, Social Media

    United States - Last active: 10 days ago - Tests: 5

    Colombian deadline/detail oriented worker. Over the last 7 years I have used my knowledge, experience and skills by providing services in various fields such as: - Psychologist - Human Resources (Recruiting, interviewing,etc) - Copywriter ( Processes and Procedures Manual) - Translation (English/Spanish) - Social Media Marketing (Community Manager) - Customer Service https://www.linkedin.com/in/emmavarela

    $10.00 /hr
    1,374 hours
    4.63
  8. Jessica J.

    Jessica J.

    English to Italian Translator

    United States - Last active: 19 days ago - 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
  9. Taru B.

    Taru B.

    Market Research, Marketing strategy

    United Kingdom - Last active: 15 days ago - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 2

    An ambitious business management graduate with experience in market research and business strategy projects. Worked in a consultancy project for BBC World Service. Awarded with the prize from Sheffield Hallam University (UK) for achieving the highest overall average in masters course (managing global business) Seeking to combine academic achievements and work experience in a challenging role EXPERTISE • Qualitative research skills • Academic writing expert • Business analysis and strategy making • International consultancy project experience • Confident in analysis and decision making • Expert in developing positive working relationship with the client • Proficient in using MS Office package

    $11.11 /hr
    156 hours
    4.75
  10. Kveta Vondrakova

    Kveta Vondrakova

    Translator

    Czech Republic - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 3

    I am native Czech speaker. I have over 18 years experience working in UK which gives me great working knowledge of the English language. I am a proactive, hardworking individual who has run several of my own businesses within the property area.  I have good marketing and sales skills, experience in translation work in English-Czech-English, I have got knowledge of basic IT skills (MS Office, MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, Windows XP, Windows Vista and Windows 7) Great communication skills.

    $12.00 /hr
    203 hours
    5.00