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  1. Hannah C.

    Hannah C.

    Experienced Academic and Business Editor

    United States - Last active: 6 days ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 2

    Do you need an experienced and academically qualified editor for your paper or project? I have a Master’s degree in the social sciences and 10 years of experience in academic research, writing and editing. My disciplined approach to writing and editing ensures that your final product will be meticulous and expertly tailored to your specifications. I specialize in editing academic journal articles, theses, and professional reports and have extensive experience with ESL authors. In addition to widespread work in business administration and market research, I have years of experience editing academic theses and dissertations as well as articles for academic and peer-reviewed journals. I have clients in the United States, Europe, and numerous Asian countries including Thailand, Taiwan, and China. Please get in touch and let me know how we can work together to complete your project to perfection.

    $27.78 /hr
    309 hours
    4.97
  2. Zedrix P.

    Zedrix P.

    Customer Service Representative/Profesional Data Entry

    Philippines - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 17

    My name is Zedrix A. Perez, I am a Professional Data Analyst with more than 8 years of experience. I possess multiple skills covering many fields including – data analysis, organized report making and web researching. I want to obtain a position that will enable me to use my strong organizational skills, educational background and ability to work well with people. I am a conscientious person who works hard and pays attention to detail. I'm flexible, quick to pick up new skills and eager to learn from others. I am also fast and hardworking, with a keen eye for detail and I should be very grateful for the opportunity to progress to market reporting. I am able to take on the responsibility of this position immediately if you give me a chance to work with your good company and I have the enthusiasm and determination to ensure that I make a success of it. GOD BLESS ALWAYS :)

    $5.00 /hr
    9,144 hours
    4.88
  3. Christopher Homer

    Christopher Homer

    Expert level Copy Editor and Published Writer

    United States - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 3

    I have earned my Bachelor of Arts in Creative Writing and History from Florida State University. Through my degree, I am proficient in Microsoft Office Suite: Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Excel: as well as proficient in Adobe Creative Suite: Photoshop, Lightroom, InDesign, Illustrator. From working in the Reading and Writing Center at FSU, and my degree, I am adroit in different writing styles: MLA, AP, APA, and Chicago. From my work experience, I have a vast knowledge of social media tools, including: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, Vimeo, Reddit, Blogger, WordPress, Hootsuite, and Google Analytics.

    $17.00 /hr
    16 hours
    5.00
  4. Hazel jin M.

    Hazel jin M.

    TOP RATED Editor, (Re)Writer, English-Filipino Translator

    Philippines - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 16 - Portfolio: 7

    I have a Computer Science degree and six years experience in classifying, summarizing, and editing patent abstracts, business news articles, and scientific journals for the IET Inspec, Derwent, and Chemical Business Newsbase databases used by researchers worldwide. I have six years experience as a branch/project coordinator and five years experience in e-commerce. I can write, edit, and do English-Filipino translation of casual and technical documents. I am well-versed in both American English and British English and I belong in the top 10% of freelancers in several English and Filipino skills tests here in Odesk.

    $8.89 /hr
    484 hours
    4.92
  5. Allison Ham

    Allison Ham

    Ready to work!

    United States - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 4

    I love to write and proofread! I'm very organized and detail-oriented. I'm in my senior year of college on my way to getting my degree in English/Literature with a minor in History. I've worked at a bookstore for the last 4 years and have hopes of getting a career as a librarian or as a proofreader. My ideal job is one where I can work from home, but anything having to do with literature, reading, writing, or editing is right up my alley! I can type 90 wpm, but often can beat that if I get on a roll. I'm very interested in grammar and sentence structure and my attention to detail makes me a great proofreader/editor.

    $10.00 /hr
    70 hours
    4.79
  6. Natalie Rich

    Natalie Rich

    Writer and Editor

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

    Natalie Rich is a young screenwriter/playwright/social media manager with extreme attention to detail, word choice and accuracy. Her writing is innovative, humorous, and consumer-friendly. With a background in performance, Natalie is skilled at "knowing her audience" and presenting information in the appropriate tone and manner. Her most recent accomplishment is a six-episode web series called "The Weekend Detectives," co-written with fellow writer/actor Max Reinhardsen. The series follows twin part-time cops Alice and Alex McNally. Natalie writes all web content for the show; Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Kickstarter, and Vimeo. Natalie has written and produced plays at the New England Youth Theatre for children ages 5-16 and assisted in the teaching of a college-level course in Theatre History at the University of Evansville, where she received her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theatre Performance.

    $27.78 /hr
    12 hours
    5.00
  7. Angela Lovell

    Angela Lovell

    Girl Friday With a Range from Comedy to Technical

    United States - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 32

    As a bestselling author with ten years of experience, I've done it all: Scriptwriting for MTV, screenwriting at Universal Studios, critical and humorous reviews, social media management, copywriting, editing, a variety of syndicated columns, and more. I can beef up your product or create a script that will glorify its features. I've performed as a storyteller all over the country and taken first place with The Moth storytelling in NYC. I was recently awarded "Funniest Tweet of The Week" by Huffington Post - And I can generate the same attention for you! AngelaLovell.com

    $55.00 /hr
    238 hours
    5.00
  8. Amanda Risi

    Amanda Risi

    English Wordsmith, Writer, Editor, Strategic Communications

    South Africa - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 20 - Portfolio: 12

    World-changers. Sell your prospects on the undeniably real ways your products and services improve people's lives. All communication is centered around relationships. Gaining trust breathes life into your business. Only a small percentage of businesses make it. Of those that do: most have succeeded through sheer grit, and persuasive copy writing. What happens if your words fail you? When you need a wordsmith who listens carefully, researches relentlessly, corrects gracefully, writes effectively - hire me. A writer who understands context, has an eye for design, and is focused on helping to grow businesses within their specific niche. Through and through. Overcoming enemy no 1: a buyer's inertia. Direct Response Copy Writing, Website Copy, Catchy Product Descriptions, Educational, Informational and Technical Articles, Media Releases, Brochure Copy, Flyers, Product Guides and White Papers, Ghostwriting, Creative Non-Fiction books, Biographies. I look forward to working with you.

    $45.00 /hr
    692 hours
    4.72
  9. Allison Goldstein

    Allison Goldstein

    Editor

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

    I have more than 10 years experience editing nearly every conceivable genre, from creative fiction to scientific articles to web copy. In those past 10 years, I have interned and worked for publishers including John Wiley & Sons, Time Inc. and Carnegie Mellon University Press. Prior to entering the workforce, I studied writing at the University of Rochester. During that time, I also gained experience as a writing tutor, both for ESL students and native English speakers. The bottom line is that I am a reliable, efficient, and thorough worker, who will deliver what is promised when it is promised. Please contact me with any copy editing, proofreading, or developmental editing opportunities.

    $55.56 /hr
    146 hours
    4.88
  10. Erika C.

    Erika C.

    Editorial, translation and secretary jobs

    Italy - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 15 - Portfolio: 6

    I am a native Italian speaker, I worked as a proofreader/editor (Italian texts) for a literary agency and now I’m a columnist/content writer for various websites (I write in Italian only). I also work as a translator (English to Italian and occasionally Spanish to Italian): I'm specialized in literature/fiction/novels. I collaborated with an Italian journalist on his book (I translated a few articles into Italian and then I rewrote them). I’m also available for data entry and transcription jobs. I can ensure accuracy and attention to detail. ----- Ho lavorato in passato per un'agenzia letteraria come valutatrice di testi e correttrice di bozze/editor. Attualmente mi occupo di stesura articoli per vari siti internet e content marketplace, descrizione prodotti per siti di e-commerce, e simili. Sono disponibile anche per traduzioni dall'Inglese all'Italiano (sono specializzata nella traduzione di romanzi, racconti, libri ed ebook) e, occasionalmente, dallo Spagnolo all'Italiano. Proprio come traduttrice ho collaborato alla stesura del libro "Versace versus Versace" di Mario Guarino. Assicuro attenzione, precisione e puntualità.

    $9.00 /hr
    14 hours
    5.00