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Jeanne McAtee | Elance
 
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Jeanne McAtee

Copyeditor/Proofreader/Translator
   United States
  |   Northglenn, CO

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Overview

I am a professional freelance writer, copyeditor, and Spanish/English translator with over fifteen years of experience.

I currently do freelance editing and proofreading of non-fiction books for Warwick and Associates, Sonoma, California.

I create and edit marketing collateral, newsletters, and PowerPoint presentations in English and Spanish.

I have extensive experience editing technical proposals, business reports, and statements of qualification.

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U.S. English Chicago Style Editing Skills Test (For Writing Professionals)
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English Vocabulary Test (U.S. Version)
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Spanish Spelling Skills Test
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Service Description

Currently teaching for Metropolitan State College of Denver as an adult ESL teacher in their literacy program.

Multicultural oral storyteller to schools, libraries, museums and public events.

Copyedited and proofread self-help books for Warwick Associates, Sonoma, California.

Created, edited, and translated international marketing collateral including ads, brochures, flyers, invitations, newsletters, press releases, and PowerPoint presentations in Spanish and English for Water Management Consultants, a Schlumberger Company. Acquired extensive knowledge of global corporate communications in my role as their marketing coordinator. Maintained daily contact in Spanish with our offices in Lima, Peru and Santiago, Chile.

Edited technical proposals and statements of qualification for Water Management Consultants, a Schlumberger Company. These were complex documents that included technical bios and resumes and were created for the procurement of work from energy companies. They highlighted our company's expertise in hydrogeology, mine engineering, and energy.

Edited Spanish and English agent training materials and bilingually trained American Express MoneyGram agents on the US mainland, Puerto Rico, and the Dominican Republic for five years as senior commercial account representative.

As an English as a Second Language teacher, taught grammar and writing skills for fifteen years to adults from 46 countries. Proficient in recognizing and correcting errors in English...

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Employment

Water Management Consultants, a Schlumberger Co.
Marketing/Event Coordinator
2006 - 2009
Denver Bar Association Placement Service
Contract positions in law firms
2006 - 2006
New America Charter School
ESL Teacher
2004 - 2005
Aurora Public Schools Adult ESL Program
Adult ESL Teacher
2002 - 2003
I taught evening classes for this program over a period starting in 1988 and ending in 2003 when the program was closed.
Rocky Mountain SER
Adult ESL Teacher
2000 - 2002
Independent Contractor
Executive Administrator/Coordinator
1995 - 2000
TCI Cable of Colorado
Customer Service Trainer and Senior Representative
1992 - 1995
American Express MoneyGram
Bilingual Commercial Account Rep/Trainer
1987 - 1992
Taught the American Express MoneyGram Program in Spanish and English by phone and in person to over 5000 new agents in the US, Canada, and the Dominican Republic. Created and proofread training...

Education

University of Colorado Denver
Spanish-Bachelors Degree
1971 - 1975
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