I am a freelance proofreader and an associate member of the Society for Editors and Proofreaders (SfEP). Specialist interests include marketing, business, charity, education, parenting, keeping fit, rugby and health. I am happy to edit hard copy or on-screen. I have completed the SfEP introduction to proofreading course and am currently studying the Publishing Training Centre (PTC) introduction to proofreading by distance learning course.
As part of a wider role as marketing manager, I was responsible for proofreading all marketing collateral, including annual reports, impact reports, advertising copy, editorial copy, website copy, social media copy, press releases and parent information. Given that our target audience was both hearing and deaf, I had to ensure that copy was accessible to all.
As part of a wider marketing manager role, I was responsible for the final proofreading of all marketing collateral for the University of Exeter Students' Guild. This included student handbooks, information leaflets, website copy, and press releases.
Copy-edited business reports and marketing collateral for several clients, including HMP Exeter and System 6 Kitchens, as part of a wider account management role at the CRM software and marketing agency, Pebble.
Redeveloped the style guide for the global agrochemical newsletter, Agrow World Crop Protection News.
Proofread the global agrochemical newsletter, Agrow World Crop Protection News.
Proofread copy before it was published on the global chemical newswire, Chemical News & Intelligence.
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15 years' experience of publishing, editing and proofreading non-fiction, from travel guides to textbooks to safety manuals.
I have 18 years' copy editing experience, specialising in Law, Humanities and Social Science. Clients include Bloomsbury and Elsevier.