Cecile Berbesi

Cecile Berbesi

Freelance Content and Publishing Services
 

Currently employed at Cecile Berbesi

Previous: I.B.Tauris Ltd, John Wiley and Sons, ISTE Ltd

 

Previous: Paris West University Nanterre La Défense, Lycée Charles De Gaulle

 

    Summary

    OUTSOURCE YOUR EDITING WORK AND ONLY PAY FOR THE RESULT. Do you wish to produce a book/ebook, update your website, connect it to social media, translate your business documents, newsletters or your CV? Whether you are an author, publishing house, business, student, academic or an individual, look no further! With over 10 years experience in the UK publishing industry, I can help you. A fast and available freelancer, I am always on the look out for new opportunities. Do not hesitate to contact me.

Experiences

Freelance Content and Publishing Services

At Cecile Berbesi

From January 2007 to Present
Full-time freelancer since 1 April 2016. Clients include Eland, Biteback Publishing, John Wiley/ISTE, Hermes Science Publishing, Le Terrier du Chiron. My professional expertise covers the following duties: - project management; - writing new content; - proofreading; - typesetting; - translating...
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PRODUCTION MANAGER

At I.B.Tauris Ltd

From September 2010 to March 2016
* Controlling quality: ensuring content is standard to and in tone with house style/industry standard, checking for plagiarism, copyediting and proofreading all 150 books (Adobe Acrobat Pro and on paper) ; * Budgeting: tracking variance to budget performance, negotiating suppliers' fees,...
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ASSISTANT COMMISSIONING EDITOR

At John Wiley and Sons

From October 2007 to September 2010
* Building up publisher's list of titles on 3-year forecast * Reading and evaluating book proposals and manuscripts submitted by authors and agents, and assessing their suitability for the list * Contracting electronic and book publication rights ; * Releasing up to 10 packaging and...
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TYPESETTER / ARTWORKER

At ISTE Ltd

From September 2005 to October 2007
* Formatting all 50 book layout using templates or as per briefing * Compiling contents and making indexes from scratch ; * Redrawing formulas using MathMagic (Adobe InDesign) and MathType (Word 2007) ; * Designing ratios, charts, graphs and maps in Adobe Illustrator *...
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Paris West University Nanterre La Défense, Saint Cloud

Bachelor of Arts - Publishing Studies, Paris West University Nanterre La Défense

From September 2003 to June 2004
History of Books, Cultural Affairs, Management, Marketing, Design (InDesign layout), Manufacturing, Copyediting-Proofreading
 

Paris West University Nanterre La Défense, Nanterre

Master of Arts - English, Paris West University Nanterre La Défense

From September 1999 to September 2003
English History, Literature and Linguistics Thesis on ‘Witch-Hunt in England in the 16th and 17th centuries’
 

Lycée Charles De Gaulle, Poissy

A Levels - Economics, Social Sciences, English, Lycée Charles de Gaulle

From September 1996 to June 1999
Economics, Social Sciences and English
 

Skills

 
  • Adobe Acrobat
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe Indesign
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Branding
  • Budgeting
  • Copy-editing
  • eBooks
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