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Karen Martin | Elance
 
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Karen Martin

Experienced Editor, focus on Mgmt Training Program
   United States
  |   Woodruff, SC

Overview

20 years of experience as an editor in the management training field, on large and complex projects; ensuring consistency of format and content across multiple documents; transforming "look and feel" into individual client style requirements, processing handoffs from multiple authors and sources. My strengths are: Taking chaos and creating orderócombining content from various sources/authors, ensuring "flow" and reasonableness of a set of program materials, cross referencing touch points throughout a series of training projects, ensuring...

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U.S. English Chicago Style Editing Skills Test (For Writing Professionals)
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Microsoft Word

Service Description

Edit and proofread a variety of materials (program workbooks, instructor notes, overhead presentations, flipcharts, reports, tool kits, promotional materials, online presentations). Adhere to deadlines and quality standards while scheduling flow of materials with project team, consultants, clients, and delivery staff. Participate in planning and review meetings, and pilots. Convert materials between various software programs. Coordinate materials production, prepare printing/assembly instructions, and deliver electronic files or camera-ready copy. Develop, maintain, and provide training in house styles, formats, and software standards. Prioritize project work with tight turnarounds and changing deadlines, work independently. Manage own workload as well as managing other publications specialists. My strengths are: Taking chaos and creating orderócombining content from various sources/authors, ensuring "flow" and reasonableness of a set of program materials, cross referencing touch points throughout a series of training projects, ensuring that client materials are flawless; commitment to think ahead, anticipate potential obstacles, point out pitfalls, see the big picture, and provide solutions to deliver materials to a client that contribute added value and document integrity; delivering quality product with complete consistency in format, tone, and content; creating, communicating, and adhering to processes which enable smooth handoffs and transitions for project teams;...

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Employment

The Forum Corporation
Editing Specialist
1995 - Present
Edit and proofread a variety of materials (program workbooks, instructor notes, overhead presentations, flipcharts, reports, tool kits, promotional materials, online presentations). Adhere to...

Education

Salem State Community College
Substance Abuse Counseling
1989 - 1991
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