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Jaime C. | Elance
 
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Jaime C.

Copy editor and grammarian, here to serve!
   United States
  |   Brooklyn, New York

Overview

I work in publishing, and am skilled in administrative and office tasks, data entry, and proofreading. I also have a lot of experience with copyediting for all kinds of writing. I was the Copy Editor of my college newspaper and my current position involves a lot of copyediting and proofreading.

In addition, I have worked at a literary agency and taken a lot of creative writing workshops, and I love to edit and critique creative writing for others. As an aspiring writer myself, I know how valuable it is to have an extra set of eyes and a...

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Mar 17, 2015|Editing & Proofreading|$66|Completed
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Aug 17, 2013|Editing & Proofreading|$31|Completed
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Skills (10)

Tested
English Proofreading
Mac OSX Administration
Adobe InDesign
Editing
Microsoft Word
Microsoft Excel
Microsoft PowerPoint
Microsoft Outlook
Microsoft Sharepoint Administration
Adobe InCopy

Employment

Macmillan Publishers
Catalog Coordinator
2012 - Present
I am the Catalog Coordinator at an imprint of Macmillan Publishers. I create approximately 45 scholarly, college, and trade catalogs each year. I see the entire process through, creating the title...
TGM Associates
Administrative Assistant
2011 - 2012
Prepared and processed contracts and invoices; travel expense analysis; data entry; scanning and filing
Objective Entertainment Literary Agency
Intern
2011 - 2012
• Drafted contracts; corresponded and met with authors; contacted potential publishers • Evaluated query letters; critiqued manuscripts and screenplays; researched for projects • Created and...
Paperless Publishing
Intern
2011 - 2012
• Edited and formatted manuscripts for eBook production; critiqued manuscript submissions • Marketing calls for business development
Skyhorse Publishing
eBook Proofreader
2011 - 2011
Proofread eBook conversions for quality assurance
Colgate Maroon-News
Copy Editor
2010 - 2011
Responsible for final content, style, and grammar edits of weekly paper; revised internal style guide
Panorama Magazine
Editorial Intern
2010 - 2010
• Wrote 300-word pieces on upcoming events in the Boston area • Researched and laid out daily events listings using Quark; updated online event and venue databases
Winslow, Evans & Crocker
Administrative Intern
2007 - 2010
• Created and implemented new client filing system at investment firm; tracked daily trade activity in Excel • Updated extensive direct account client information and created comprehensive Excel...
Colgate Maroon-News
Commentary Editor
2007 - 2010
Supervised development of commentary section; edited submissions; wrote all headlines and captions
Political Research Associates
Editorial Intern
2009 - 2009
• Copyedited, proofread, fact-checked, and revised reports for the organization’s magazine • Wrote political summaries and synopses of news articles; researched photo archives for articles

Education

Colgate University
Bachelor of Arts
2007 - 2011

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