Neymat Raboobee

Neymat Raboobee - Editor

Cape Town, South Africa

I am a South African writer, content producer, and editor. I've previously worked on novels, motivational non-fiction and study guides.

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Overview

I have previously worked as an editor for two edtech companies, editing material in a wide range of subjects. In this time, I also maintained a position as a content contributor for Riot New Media's Book Riot website and a position as a Bibliologist (professional book recommender) for the company's sister site Tailored Book Recommendations.
Languages
English (SA)
English (UK)
English (US)
Fiction
Cozy Mysteries
Middle Grade
Middle Grade Fantasy
Romance
Urban Fantasy
Young Adult

Work experience

Bibliologist (Book Recommender)

Riot New Media
December, 2020 – October, 2021 (10 months)

Actively listened to customers and provided book recommendations based on their preferences.
Delivered exceptional level of service to each customer by analyzing the books that they've previously enjoyed for common themes.
Maintained records of themes, potential triggers or upsetting content, and diversity standards of recently released books to provide the best recommendations.

Editor

2U Inc.
November, 2020 – August, 2021 (9 months)

Edited short course material; reviewed graphics briefs; proofed text in videos; edited automatically-generated video transcripts
Edits were in line with correcting grammar, spelling, and punctuation errors; assessing and improving readability of text; and ensuring that content was properly referenced

Content Contributor

Riot New Media
January, 2020 – November, 2021 (almost 2 years)

Utilized exceptional writing, editing and proofreading skills to produce engaging and error-free content for the Book Riot website, focusing on a combination of predetermined and self-chosen topics.
Completed thorough research into assigned topics.

Junior Editor

STADIO
October, 2018 – November, 2020 (about 2 years)

Edited, proofread and quality checked distance learning study material.
Provided input on internal templates and checklists.
Sourced and briefed external developers.
Contracted and liaised with external editors.
Managed internal image bank.
Tracked the status of material in various stages of development.
Determined readiness of written pieces, made changes and approved final versions for publication.
Provided concise and constructive editorial feedback to writers by way of the Track Changes and Comment functions in Microsoft Word as well as one-on-one meetings to further discuss specific areas of concern.

Portfolio (5 selected works)

Chains Of Fear

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