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Caitlin Z. | Elance
Last Sign-in: May 15, 2013

Caitlin Z.

Expert Copy Editor & Writer; UN Experience
   United States
  |  11:32 am Local Time


Expert copy editor and writer with extensive experience in a wide-range of sectors including the UN, international non-governmental organizations, and within the blogosphere. I am a US citizen and native New Yorker, living abroad.

Past work includes writing statements on behalf of Mikhail Gorbachev, serving as Editor on a quarterly international trade magazine, and editing book manuscripts for a program based at Oxford University.

I am also the Founding Editor of a growing online food pop-culture magazine, The Urban Grocer. Through this,...

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Skills (1)

Digital Copy Writing

Service Description


* Copy editing
* Academic copy editing and proofreading (manuscripts, journals, dissertations)
* Professional business statements and communications
* Annual reviews
* Ghost writing
* Personal and corporate blogs
* Web content
* Technical and creative writing
* Research studies and papers for professional and/ or academic publication
* Edit existing work, particularly from non-native English speakers

Why me?

* Top tier academic background + high-level work experience
* Professional and consistent, easy to work with
* Expert outcomes that exceeds expectations
* Proven success and experience in multiple international sectors
* Reliable communication with prompt responses
* Always on time, without fail
* Knowledge of APA/MLA/Chicago style, Harvard Referencing
* Native English speaker (US citizen) based abroad

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BBC Travel, Lonely Planet, BBC Good Food
2012 - Present
Regularly contribute food and travel articles for international online magazines. Author a monthly column (Eatimology) on the history of iconic foods for
The Urban Grocer
Co-Founder, Founding Editor
2010 - Present
Responsible for managing the brand and online publication in entirety, including developing and authoring content; managing contributors and staff; conceptualizing and leading design processes;...
International Centre for Trade & Sustainable Devel
2012 - 2013
Edited the Centre’s Annual Review, focusing specifically on sustainable development, trade, and climate change achievements regionally and internationally.
Consumer Unity and Trust Society International
Writer/ Editor
2012 - 2012
Conducted field research and interviews with WTO delegates on social and economic considerations in the Government Procurement Agreement. Authored a final report on research findings and government...
World Health Organization
Technical Writer
2012 - 2012
Authored advocacy and strategy reports for a WHO-led initiative on Nodding Disease. Authored and edited meeting reports that summarized the developments and outcomes of an international health...
Impact Finance
2012 - 2012
Edited five donor reports on the social impact investment sector in countries in Asia.
World Health Organization
Editor/ Consultant
2010 - 2012
Authored and edited donor and narrative reports, as well as advocacy documents, on global health security and pandemic influenza. Developed high-level, tailored technical reports on Influenza A...
University of Oxford, Global Economic Governance
Editorial Associate
2008 - 2010
Edited and proofread academic and journal articles, book manuscripts, electronic communications, and lectures. Authored book proposals and coordinated book deals with external publishing houses....
International Centre for Trade & Sustainable Deve
Publications Manager; Editor; Production Editor
2007 - 2010
Publications Manager (September 2009-May 2010): Responsible for all corporate communications, policed consistency in publications styles and standards, and oversaw institutional-wide publications...
Green Cross International
Communications Officer
2006 - 2006
Responsible for authoring English statements on behalf of President Mikhail Gorbachev; circulated press releases and engaged the media, alongside the Director of Communications; authored and edited...


University of Chicago
Masters in Social Sciences
2004 - 2005
Hunter College, City University of New York
Bachelors in Political Science and Philosophy
2001 - 2004
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international trade
public health
global governance
web content
sustainable development
My Snapshot
Writing & Translation
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Member Since
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