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Rachel N. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Jan 25, 2015

Rachel N.

Putting the Best Page Forward
   United States
  |   Milwaukee, WI
  |  7:49 pm Local Time

Overview

I love the intricacies of the English language, and I enjoy applying a critical eye so that the language is not only grammatically correct, but also coherently and efficiently flows.

Combined, I have 10 years of work experience in editing, proofreading and publication design. I have worked as a contributing editor with a trade magazine, as an editorial consultant and production manager with non-fiction and fiction publishers and as a copy editor/proofreader at both a law firm and an advertising agency. In addition, I have 5 years of...

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Sep 22, 2010|Editing & Proofreading|$325|Completed
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Skills (10)

Tested
Adobe Photoshop
Knowledge of Microsoft Office
English
English Proofreading
Editing
Project Management
Time Management
Computer Skills
English Grammar
Photography

Service Description

It is my mission to use my significant experience in editing, publications development and project management to produce quality materials. I will use my knowledge and skills to help you navigate your publication needs. I'm ready for any challenge, whether in formatting and layout design, proofreading for errors or editing content.

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Employment

Charleston|Orwig
Copy Editor/Proofreader/Project Manager
2012 - Present
I have a dual role within the marketing communications firm--proofreader and project manager. This means I have developed a wide set of skills. I copy edit and proofread advertising, PR and...
Windy City Publishers (Freelance)
Freelance Production Manager & Book Designer
2010 - 2014
As a freelance production manager I oversaw projects during the company's publishing process, ensuring that authors, staff and outside players stay on task and make the correct decisions. I...
Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren s.c.
Proofreader
2008 - 2010
Proofread legal and marketing documents for 400 attorneys and staff; which required client consultations, project delegation and time management. This positions honed my abilities and provided...
Wisconsin Center for Education Research
Editorial Assistant
2007 - 2008
-- In charge of formatting and proofreading academic books and website copy. -- Assisted with writing and editing research summaries. -- Analyzed evaluation data using Excel and SPSS.
Bleak House Books
Editorial Consultant
2007 - 2008
I proofread and formatted galley copies, compiled media lists and promoted the company's podcast. I was also responsible for accepting or declining submissions and analyzing partial and full...
C. Blohm and Associates
Public Relations Intern
2006 - 2007
It was my job to generate a monthly news coverage report for clients using FileMaker Pro. I researched and wrote the company's monthly newsletter using PageMaker. Some random duties included...
Trade Press Publishing Corp.
Contributing Editor
2005 - 2005
I researched and wrote magazine articles and a special supplemental insert detailing the yearly ISSA/Interclean convention. I also assisted in graphic decisions and QuarkXpress text formatting.

Education

University of Wisconsin-Madison
Master's Degree - Journalism & Mass Communications
2013 - 2014
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Bachelor of Arts degrees in Journalism & English
2003 - 2007

Keywords

Editing
Proofreading
Copy Editing
Formatting
Production Layout
Book Design
Production Management
Project Management
Publishing
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