Copy Editor / Proofreader

Menomonee Falls, WI
Job Terms:
hourly rate
Start date:
posted by:
Anne Baesemann

Job Description:

Aquent's client is looking for a Copy Editor / Proofreader to work on-location in office in Menomonee Falls. This is a contract role, most likely 6 months and can extend if things are going well. (40 hours week) MUST have a portfolio of proofreading, editing, copywriting examples, preferably from an agency or in-house setting. This would be on a dynamic fast moving team in the retail space. 

More details: 

Ensures grammatical and stylistic accuracy in all aspects of Marketing deliverable; creates collaboration between teams. Loves delving into the correct use of grammar. Energized by focusing on grammar, style, mechanics and usage. Enjoy working on a team to establish style/usage guidelines to ensure brand integrity across all channels.

  • Edits copy to ensure accuracy
    • Understands grammar, usage, mechanics and style.
    • Demonstrates familiarity with the brand and brand usage guide, and formats callouts according to those standards.
    • Occasionally acts as content editor on special projects, making editorial decisions on appropriateness, effectiveness and style of content.
  • Writes minimal copy when needed.
    • Manages, develops and maintains style guides.
    • Integrates and implements process
    • Meets regularly with internal partners to evaluate current process, calibrating and adjusting where necessary
    • Proposes new structural or workflow solutions to increase efficiency
    • Writes production copy


* Portfolio required (online or published PDF samples)
* At least two years experience as a copy editor and/or proofreader.
* Ability to work onsite in Menomonee Falls regular business hours 
* Degree in English, Journalism, Communications, or related field.