Sample Encyclopedia Editor Resume

Notice how the job seeker in this sample encyclopedia 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 encyclopedia editor resumes should include this vital information.

Ralph Job-Seeker
497 Freedom Street
Any Town, USA 99999
Home: (888) 888-8888
Cell: (888) 888-7777


Position as an Encyclopedia Editor


Experienced editor, reliable professional, analytical and communication skills


Encyclopedia Editor, 2000 to present:

Our World Encyclopedia, Any City, USA.

Duties included analyzing information on specific subjects to assist encyclopedia owners to find what they are looking for, also referring to library reference sources and consulting with experts in various fields of knowledge by submitting a summary of research findings for consideration and commentary.

Assistant Encyclopedia Editor, 1998-2000:

Our World Encyclopedia, Any City, USA.

Assisted the senior editor with tasks related to the job, including locating experts to consult with and finding appropriate references in the library in order to learn more about the topics to be included in the encyclopedia.


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


American Association of Journalists and Editors

Membership Chair, 2007

NOTE: Write a complete encyclopedia editor resume, including expanded information of the kind you see in this condensed sample. Employers expect about two pages. Include your work experience as a encyclopedia editor as well as your training and recognition.