CV / English / Copy Editor

Personal Information

  • Name: Madison Taylor
  • Address: 124 Harmony Road, Portland, OR, 97205
  • Phone: (555) 123-4567
  • Email: [email protected]


Dynamic and detail-oriented Copy Editor with 5 years of experience in editing and proofreading various types of content, from articles and blogs to books and websites. Passionate about delivering high-quality work that meets tight deadlines. Seeking to leverage editing skills and a keen eye for detail to contribute to the success of a forward-thinking company.

Core Competencies

  • Meticulous Editing: Proven ability to detect and correct errors in spelling, grammar, and syntax.
  • Content Development: Skilled at developing clear and concise content that engages the target audience.
  • Project Management: Efficient in managing multiple projects simultaneously while maintaining a high standard of work.
  • Communication Skills: Excellent interpersonal skills; adept at collaborating with writers, designers, and content managers.
  • Detail-Oriented: Exceptional ability to focus on details, ensuring the accuracy and consistency of complex documents.

Technologies and Certifications

  • Software Proficiency: Confident user of MS Office, Adobe Acrobat, and Google Docs.
  • CMS Experience: Experienced with WordPress, Joomla, and Drupal.
  • Certifications: Certified Professional Editor (CPE), Board of Editors in the Life Sciences (BELS).

Professional Experience

Lead Copy Editor, Creative Solutions Inc., Portland, OR (2018–2023)

  • Directed the editorial process for all content, ensuring adherence to guidelines.
  • Collaborated with writers to refine their work, enhancing clarity, coherence, and visual appeal.
  • Managed the editorial calendar, coordinating deadlines and publication schedules.

Assistant Copy Editor, Daily News, Portland, OR (2016–2018)

  • Assisted in editing and proofreading articles, ensuring compliance with style guides.
  • Conducted fact-checking and research to verify the accuracy of all published content.
  • Played a key role in the transition to digital, optimizing content for online readers.

Education and Training

  • Bachelor of Arts in English, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR, 2016
  • Editing Workshop, Mediabistro, Online, 2017
  • Advanced Grammar for Editors, Professional Editors Network, Online, 2018


Jacob Ellis - Position: Senior Editor - Company: Creative Solutions Inc. - Phone: (555) 987-6543 - Email: [email protected]

Samantha Reed - Position: Editor-in-Chief - Company: Daily News - Phone: (555) 674-9802 - Email: [email protected]