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Samantha S. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Dec 16, 2014

Samantha S.

Professional Copy-Editor/Proofreader/Translator
   United States
  |   Bloomington, IN
  |  8:36 am Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $27

I am an established professional freelance with experience in copy-editing, proofreading, project management and customer service and take pride in my diligent work ethic. With lots of experience traveling and living in various countries around the world, I have a multicultural background and am very openminded and communicative when it comes to working with people from a variety of backgrounds and countries.

I offer editorial and translation services for a variety of text types and in a several subject areas in the Humanities.

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Skills (10)

Tested
Copy Editing
Proofreading
Translation
German
Dutch
Project Management
Spanish
Oral & Written Communication Skills
Customer Service
Academic Publishing

Service Description

As an ordinary member of the Society for Editors and Proofreaders, with experience and qualifications in editing and translation, I offer services in copy-editing, proofreading and translation.

I offer copy-editing and proofreading services for the following text types:
- academic literature in the humanities
- journal articles
- dissertations/theses
- essays/assignments
- websites
- business documents

Subjects of expertise:
- religion
- Asian studies
- German studies
- Dutch studies
- elementary and high school education
- general business

I speak German and Dutch to near-native level and I am fluent in Spanish and offer translation services from these languages into English for the following text types:
- business documents
- marketing materials
- manuals
- educational texts
- short texts

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Employment

Freelance at Brill
Copy-Editor
2010 - Present
Copy-editing academic articles and essays (of < 8,000 words, not always written by native-English speakers) in Asian Studies according to Brill’s house style guide and the Chicago Manual of Style....
Mimeo Ltd
Customer Account Manager (German) & Proofreader
2012 - 2014
• Proofreading on-screen, using ProofHQ, of primary and secondary educational material to be printed in the company’s yearly catalogues and school planners for the English, American and German...

Education

Bonaventuracollege Leiden
Dutch VWO-Diploma (equivalent to A-level standard)
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City University London
PG Certificate
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University of Chester
Bachelor of Arts (BA)
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Publishing Training Centre
Certificate
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Keywords

editing
proofreading
translation
Dutch
German
Spanish
academic literature
dissertations
marketing materials
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