Editor Group was founded in 1998 with the mission to do one thing well: words.
We write, research, edit, proofread, advise and coach to help you use the power of great writing and perfect grammar to grow sales, secure investment or achieve success in government. Often, our biggest contribution is simply to provide the fast, expert help you need to get writing and editing projects done so you can move on to other tasks.
When it comes to delivering smart, high-quality sales and marketing, thought leadership, content marketing, investor relations and community campaigns, we’re the partner you can rely on.
Editor Group is proud to support the Sydney Writers’ Festival and World Vision.
Meet the team
Founder & Director
Grant Butler started Editor Group in 1998 and remains hands on as a leading writer, editor and trainer. Previously a journalist with The Australian Financial Review, Grant has written books on thought leadership and likes cycling. He’s based in Sydney.
Lesley manages the day-to-day work of our writers, editors and proofreaders. She was a journalist and editor at some of Australia’s largest publishing companies before joining Editor Group in 2014. Lesley loves to read and visit art galleries.
Senior Manager, Writing
Glenn is one of Australia’s most experienced technology writers and editors. He has worked on high-profile reports, byline articles and other projects for major clients. Glenn has also held senior editorial roles at iTnews, PC User and other leading Australian publications.
Melissa de Villiers
Senior Manager, Singapore
Melissa leads Editor Group’s Singapore office. Before joining Editor Group, she worked as a writer and editor with commercial and government clients in Singapore and London. Melissa’s short story collection, The Chameleon House, is published by Modjaji Books.
Kieran is a talented editor with a background in legal publishing. He has been with Editor Group since 2016, editing and proofreading a wide range of print and online material to ensure it is clear, consistent and succinct.
Writer & Editor
Manuelita joined Editor Group in March 2018 as a writer. Now based in Sydney, she spent 12 years in Singapore, where she covered Asian markets as a journalist and later as a research analyst. She has written stories for children.
Writer, Editor & Office Leader
Greer is a talented writer and editor who also plays a central role in the running of our office. She has worked as a writer, editor and researcher for Macquarie University and the State Library of NSW, and contributed to a variety of history journals.
Kim is one of our senior editors, responsible for reviewing, editing and proofreading large and small documents for print and online. She has worked as a journalist in Sydney, London and South Africa, and likes books and movies.
Senior Writer & Editor (New York)
Olivia is our senior editor in New York. She has been with Editor Group since 2010, editing and proofreading all manner of communications. She has a background in law and journalism, and an eye for Australian, US and UK English. Her passions include travel and baking.
Writer & Editor
Emma ensures copy is clear, captivating and consistent, and manages complex programs
of work across a range of sectors. When she’s not editing, Emma is indulging in her three favourite things: podcasts, short stories and coffee. Usually at the same time.
Senior Writer & Editor
Ylla is a talented business writer and editor. She has held senior roles at major Australian publications, as well as worked in corporate communications for NSW Business Chamber. Ylla is a keen ‘foodie’ and has contributed to leading restaurant guides.
In addition to our full-time team, we regularly call on specialist subcontractors to provide capacity and expertise. This enables us to complete large projects quickly for clients, in locations around the world.
Looking for great writers and editors for your next project?
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