- Huddersfield, GB
- £20 /hr
- Available now
I am a highly experienced writer and editor whose professional reputation rests on my ability to meet tight deadlines while maintaining the highest standards in my work.
Imore...I am a highly experienced writer and editor whose professional reputation rests on my ability to meet tight deadlines while maintaining the highest standards in my work.
I have worked at senior levels in business, government, publishing, and higher education, generally on a freelance consultancy basis.
My credentials include a PhD in English (Hull, 1986) and I am gifted in the rapid analysis and understanding of technical information.
Area Covered: Anywhere for remote working, North West England for onsite.
Work Experience Summary: As consultant editor for Oxford University Press and Encarta, I worked on numerous major reference book projects, to which I also contributed prolifically as a writer of entries.
I have worked as a writer and editor on major projects with the Royal Navy, the Royal Military College, the Department of Work and Pensions, and the Department of Trade and Industry. I also produced much of the copy for the Welsh Assembly Government\'s updated website in 2006.
As a business writer, I worked extensively during the 1980s and 1990s on producing bid documents for major project funding awards from UK government and the EU.
I am also a book reviewer of long standing and am well-regarded as a poet on the strength of my three published collections.
Education Summary: PhD, English, the University of Hull, 1986.
BA, hons, English, the University of Hull, II ii, 1969.
Cert. TESOL (Trinity College), the Surrey Language Centre, 2000.
Good conversational and fair written German, French, and Spanish.
Writer and Editor