Mobley, Valerie AE

General editing, including structural editing and proofreading of print or electronic texts

Contact details

Editing Services, 2 Quin Street, Bowden SA 5007
08 8346 8589
08 8346 8589
0409 098 599


Freelance: 2006-present. Contract work for local government, education service providers and private clients (PhD theses, autobiography); ongoing work for academic publisher of medieval history; multiple academic papers across most disciplines.


AE (IPEd Accredited Editor, 2008); MA Library and Information Studies (UniSA); BA Hons English (London University); Graduate Diploma Education (London); Graduate Diploma Library Studies (Adelaide University); Certificate in Editing Techniques (TAFE 2005); Certificate in Freelance Journalism (TAFE 2004)

Special skills

Abstracting, Academic editing, Content management systems, Database management, Design for effective communication, Desktop publishing, Electronic publishing, Internet research, Metadata, On-screen editing, Report writing, Research, Typesetting, Word processing, Writing and rewriting

Areas of expertise

Autobiography, Biography, Career services, Creative writing, Fiction, Local government reports, Linguistics, Education and training, Environment, Fiction, Film, History, Librarianship, Literature, Media Studies, Poetry, Social Sciences

Computer software capability

Windows: Office 2007
Other: InDesign, In-house content management system, HTML

Join us

The Society of Editors (SA) is a branch of IPEd and works actively to support and promote editors and the editing profession, both in South Australia and nationally. As a member of IPEd, you will have access to a variety of benefits.



The 8th IPEd National Editors Conference, Advancing Our Profession, will be held in Brisbane from 13 to 15 September 2017.

Profile of the month

Rankin, Andrea AE

Andrea’s editing expertise includes educational design (elearning), website design (information architecture, SEO and user accessibility), ezines, educational and academic documents, and newsletters. She is also a copy editor, proofreader, web writer, and researcher (database searching).