Selling yourself as an editor

Subject: Selling yourself as an editor
From: Karen <ekarenski-techwrl -at- yahoo -dot- com>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Mon, 5 Dec 2005 13:00:55 -0800 (PST)

As we've had in conversations before, we've all gone
by many job titles and worn many hats over the years.

I'm looking at an interesting position: This position
provides both content and copy editing of technical
articles accepted for publication. You will be
responsible for editing articles for organization,
syntax, grammar, and spelling and doing copy edits for
our e-mail newsletters. You will also ensure that
articles and newsletters follow department?s style
guides and work with authors and technical editors to
ensure accuracy of content.....Looking for someone
with a B.S. and/or experience in technical writing...

I'm accustomed to targeting resumes as a technical
writer, but never as an editor.

Any suggestions on key elements to emphasize?


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