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Digital Editor CV

Career Objective or Personal Profiles:
A reliable, practical and confident person with a good command of grammar and spelling who is computer literate, gets on well with other people and always pays attention to detail. Also able to follow written or spoken instructions, always takes a flexible approach to work, uses own initiative and functions well as a member of a team. Willing to work unsocial hours and undertake any necessary further training. Now seeking an opening where existing and potential skills may be utilised to fullest extent.

Professional Skills or Key Skills:
Possesses knowledge of proof-correction marks, typography, in-house style guides and the requirements of various printing processes
Self-motivated with good organisational and communication skills
Excellent timekeeping record, always maintains a high standard of work
Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
A High level of self-motivation
Check for possible legal issues, such as libel, partiality or breach of copyright
Check that references are quoted correctly and pictures have the correct captions
Concentration, accuracy and attention to detail
Consult the author if extensive revision of the text is needed
Correct errors in spelling, grammar and punctuation
Good command of English
Good computer skills
Knowledge of production and printing processes
Make sure that the meaning of the text is clear
Make sure the text is in the publisher or publication’s style 'house style'
Methodical and well-organised approach
Pass the edited copy on to the typesetter for formatting into pages
Resolve queries with the author
Tact and diplomacy for working with authors