Network



edits is a network of freelance copy-editors, proofreaders, copywriters and translators. All members of the edits network are established professionals. Thanks to its networking character edits can offer you a wide range of services, as well as provide you with competent copy-editors, proofreaders, copywriters or translators whoever is best suited for your needs. Our freelancers save administration costs and we pass these savings on to our customers. Our cooperation also greatly speeds up the handling and success of your projects.

We look forward to working with you!

Meet the core members of the edits network.



Ilka
Zimmermann

Responsibilities:
  • Copy-editing & proofreading (German)
  • Copy-editing & proofreading of translations (English, Russian > German)
  • Consulting: Corporate communication, developing corporate language identities, advice on citation styles, layouts, academic standards and methods, publishing formats
  • Copywriting
  • Customer services, office administration, recruitment

Studies: Public Administration, Political Science
Degree: Master of Public Administration; M.A. Political Science
Career:
  • Civil servant for the state of Berlin
  • Research assistant for chairs in political science
  • Freelance copy-editor and proofreader, Parliamentary consultant, Proprietor of edits
Contact: ilka@edits.info


Trahern
Gemmell

Responsibilities:
  • Copy-editing & proofreading (English)
  • Copy-editing & proofreading of translations (German, Dutch > English)
  • Translation (German, Dutch > English)

Studies: German Language and Literature, English Language and Literature, Languages and Cultures of South and Central Asia, Art
Degree: I.B. German, English and Art; M.A. Hons. German Language and Literature; M.A. Hons. English Language and Literature
Career:
  • Translator at University of Siegen, International Office
  • Teacher/International Business Instructor at Siegerland Language Academy - among others (English)
  • Freelance translator, copy-editor and proofreader
Contact: trahern@edits.info


Are you a freelance copy-editor, proofreader, copywriter or translator? Are you interested in joining the edits network and benefiting from its advantages?

Please send your current CV and cover letter stating work experience and projects, as well as availability and desired rates of pay, to jobs@edits.info (inquiries please only via e-mail).
Please be aware that, in the interests of our customers, we’ll ask for test-translations or copy-edit samples prior to joining the edits network. We also have our members’ work assessed on an ongoing basis. Any rating that fails to meet our high required standards will result in exclusion from the edits network.

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