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Why Choose Me to Edit/Proofread Your Work?

Or, what I can do for you
  • I can be relied upon to bring my projects in on time, on budget and to brief.

  • You will work with me from start to finish on your project so there will be no repetition of requirements or wasted time.

  • I work well under pressure, remaining calm, efficient and personable throughout.

  • I understand the language and processes which support a variety of business areas including:

    • Charities and fundraising

    • Law, accountancy and banking

    • Event management and corporate entertainment

    • Media and publishing

    • Travel and tourism

    • Social media and the internet

    • Mental health and psychology

    • Environment and the natural world

    • History and archaeology.

  • I have worked in internal audit and business consultancy for local government and a large bank at head office level where I had to be able to grasp an understanding of different business disciplines quickly and coherently.

  • I am trained in copy-editing and proofreading by the SfEP and Chapterhouse.

  • I have a law degree, AAT qualifications and have worked as a freelance writer for ten years.

  • I pride myself on my integrity but, for your added assurance, I am a member of the SfEP and therefore bound by their Code of Practice.

  • I have experience of proofreading against copy as well as blind.

  • I can use either Track Changes in Word or Comment and Markup on PDF.

  • If you prefer me to work on hard copy then I am trained to use the British Standards Institution (BSi) symbols.

  • English is my first language ensuring that your content will read naturally to an English-speaking reader.

  • I have worked on websites, both building them and creating content, giving me a good working knowledge of SEO, writing in plain English and what users want to read.

Athena Copy professional editorial services

Kat showed diligence and aptitude along with an enviable attention to detail. My covering letter and CV were flawless and on point, so much so that I got the job!

Deanna Wolf, Trust fundraiser and Chair of the Trust – Statutory and Foundations Special Interest Group (Institute of Fundraising Scotland)

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