Sumana Ahom

Sumana Ahom - Editor

London, UK

Highly organized and dedicated, I have a proven track record in editing, proofreading, and writing, with an eye for accuracy and detail.

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Overview

I have around 10 years of experience in the publishing industry. I have results-oriented editing and content creation experience of working on market research reports, fiction books, academic and reference books, and a wide range of web contents. With a Masters in English Literature and extensive work experience in the role of editor in the reputed companies of MarketsandMarkets, Vikas Publishing House, Encyclopaedia Britannica India Pvt. Ltd., Rupa Publications India Pvt. Ltd., I am confident I will be able to make a significant contribution to the upcoming book projects.

• Edited more than 400 market research reports
• Worked on 25 books both fiction and non-fiction, till now
• Worked on more than 600 marketing collaterals such as press releases, articles, brochures, newsletters, white papers, and other web contents

Languages
English (UK)
English (US)
Non-Fiction
Biographies & Memoirs
Education & Reference
Fiction
Coming of Age
Contemporary Fiction
Short Story
Young Adult

Certifications

  • The Fundamentals of Digital Marketing - Google Digital Garage
  • Digital Marketing - HubSpot Academy
  • Content Marketing - HubSpot Academy
  • Social Media Marketing - HubSpot Academy
  • Email Marketing - HubSpot Academy
  • SEO - HubSpot Academy
  • Digital Advertising - HubSpot Academy
  • Digital Marketing - Udemy

Work experience

Assistant Manager - Business Editor

MarketsandMarkets
February, 2013 – June, 2020 (over 7 years)

Edited more than 400 market research reports; these market research reports covered a
wide range of topics such as cybersecurity, IoT, cloud computing, artificial intelligence,
blockchain, big data, and data centre
• Edited customized reports specific to client’s requirements
• Reviewed reports for grammar, punctuation, spelling, sentence structure, logical flow,
writing style, word choice, consistency, titles and headings, footnotes and endnotes,
references, formatting, and others
• Ensured reports were factually correct and error-free
• Brainstormed with authors for appropriate report titles
• Reviewed reports and provided regular feedback to authors
• Managed the editorial team
• Managed multiple projects and ensured monthly report targets and deadlines were met
• Prepared documents for training and conducted training for the authors of the reports
• Conducted training for the new editors in the team
• Collaborated with the in-house design and typesetting teams
• Collaborated with the marketing team
• Worked on varied contents for corporate branding as well as product branding
• Worked on marketing collaterals such as press releases, articles, brochures, newsletters,
white papers, and other web contents

Editor

Vikas Publishing House
September, 2012 – January, 2013 (4 months)

• Worked on academic and reference books
• Edited books for grammar, punctuation, spelling, sentence structure, logical flow, writing
style, consistency, titles and headings, footnotes and endnotes, references, formatting,
and others
• Ensured books were factually correct and error-free
• Collaborated with the in-house design and typesetting teams
• Ensured the accuracy of all information for print and online promotions
• Worked on a wide range of web contents such as press releases, articles, and brochures

Assistant Editor

Encyclopedia Britannica India Pvt Ltd
September, 2011 – August, 2012 (11 months)

• Worked on academic and reference books
• Edited books for grammar, punctuation, spelling, sentence structure, logical flow, writing
style, consistency, footnotes and endnotes, references, formatting, and others
• Collaborated with the in-house design and typesetting teams
• Worked on a wide range of web contents such as press releases, articles, and brochures

Editor

Rupa Publications India Pvt Ltd
December, 2008 – August, 2011 (over 2 years)

• Worked on fiction and non-fiction books
• Edited books for grammar, punctuation, spelling, sentence structure, logical flow, writing
style, word choice, consistency, footnotes and endnotes, references, formatting, and
others
• Was in charge of the books from the manuscript/draft stage to the final publishing of the
books
• Reviewed new manuscripts and gave feedback to the publisher on the quality of the
manuscript
• Worked on multiple projects and ensured targets and deadlines were met
• Collaborated with authors of the books
• Brainstormed with authors for appropriate book titles
• Collaborated with designers and authors in regard to book covers
• Collaborated with the production team till the book is out in the market
• Collaborated with the marketing team
• Wrote blurbs for a wide range of books
• Collaborated with publisher and author on book launches
• Worked on varied contents for corporate branding as well as product branding
• Worked on a wide range of web contents such as press releases, brochures, newsletters,
and catalogues

Portfolio (7 selected works)

Campus Cola

N. Sampath Kumar

Zero Percentile

Chhibba, Neeraj

Konkani Basics

Vidya, Gunavanthe

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