Sample Dictionary Editor Resume

Notice how the job seeker in this sample dictionary editor resume opens with a clear objective of what he wants. He then lists only those previous work experiences that pertain to this particular job. All dictionary editor resumes should include this vital information.

Robert Job-Hunter
867 Victory Blvd.
Any Town, USA 99999
Home: (888) 888-8888
Cell: (888) 888-7777


A position as a Dictionary Editor


Editing experience, good communication skills both written and verbal


Dictionary Editor, 2000 to present:

ABC Publishing Company, Any City, USA.

Duties included researching information about words that make up the English language. Also writes and reviews definitions for publication in the dictionary. Conducts as well as oversees research to discover the origin, spelling, syllabication, pronunciation, meaning, and usage of words.

Assistant Dictionary Editor, 1998-2000:

ABC Publishing Company, Any City, USA.

Assisted the primary editor by studying and conducting surveys to determine frequency of use of specific words or use by particular segments of the population in order to determine words for inclusion in the dictionary. In addition, assisted with selecting drawings or other graphics used to illustrate the meaning of a word.


B.A., Journalism and Editing, 1997
Any City College, Any City, USA


American Association of Journalists and Editors

Membership Award, 2006

NOTE: Create a dictionary editor resume of about two pages, containing enough information to show the employer what you have to offer. You can use this brief example to write a dictionary editor resume that perfectly suits your background and work experience.