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Joanne Sale

Editor, Proofreader & Project Manager

Works remotely from London

  • 51.509648
  • -0.099076
  • Suggested rate €341 / day
  • Experience 7+ years
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This freelancer is available part-time (4 days per week) but hasn't confirmed their availability in over 7 days.

Part-time, 4 days per week

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Location and workplace preferences

London, England, United Kingdom
Remote only
Primarily works remotely


Project length
  • ≤ 1 week
  • ≤ 1 month
  • Between 1-3 months
  • Between 3-6 months
  • ≥ 6 months
Business sector
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Culture
  • Education & E-learning
  • Entertainment & Leisure
  • Film & AV
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  • English

    Native or bilingual

  • Spanish

    Native or bilingual


Skills (10)

Joanne in a few words

An international education publisher for 8 years, along with 20 years editorial freelancing experience. My professional skills include developing content strategy, adapting content, proofreading, development, line and copy editing, transcription and script production/review. I have lived and studied in the US, have a degree in US literature and worked on several American English titles, so American English is no obstacle for me.


Pearson Education

Education & E-learning

Senior Content Developer

London, England, United Kingdom

July 2014 - August 2019 (5 years and 1 month)

• Lead in content development of up to 10 print components simultaneously across different products.
• Commissioning content, asset creation, managing audio/video development, Rights & Permissions clearance and managing design work.
• Managing customer reviews of existing editions, using feedback to improve content and learning outcomes.
• Lead role in the research and creation of specific product elements, ensuring implementation across all teams.
• New product validation with users in 3 key international markets (interviews, focus groups, written reviews).

Pearson Education

Education & E-learning

Publisher (Digital and print)

July 2014 - July 2022 (8 years)

Managing multiple digital and print products for global markets, through research and development, content strategy, production, build, user testing and validation. High interaction with a variety of stakeholders in an agile working environment. Currently leading development and build of a flagship, digital product focused on high stakes exam, with forecasts of £10m in revenue and ROI across 3 years. Owner of product content strategy and vision, overseeing content development, managing development edit of content, line editing, copy editing.



Freelance Editor  - As a freelancer

January 2008 - Today (15 years)

As a professional publisher and editor, I have brought over 100 titles to publication, working with clients across a wide range of topics (including Business, Marketing, Education and Teaching, Travel, Real Estate, Parenting, Yoga, Self Help, Training & Development, Coaching and Cooking to name a few!) I have 14 years of experience in developing, editing, proofreading and re-writing content for both print and eBooks, as well as formatting interior content for Kindle and print publishing I have successfully edited and formatted 25+ fiction and non fiction eBooks for clients for KDP publishing (across print and digital formats). I have also worked across a wider range of materials, editing content for websites, articles, brochures, academic papers, presentations, reports and blog posts, training courses and blog posts.
Proofreading editing development editing copy editing line editing