San Francisco, CA
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Suzy Thompson

Job Description:

Proofreaders are on the front lines of editing and we are looking for a detail-oriented, passionate and fearless proofreader to review, proof, and edit written and digital content in a fast-paced environment. 
- Proofread materials for spelling, grammar, punctuation, syntax, usage, consistency, and brand voice. 
- Review and markup written work, such as marketing materials (brochures and flyers) and internal documents. 
- Proof digital communications and correspondence, including emails, press releases, and website text.
- Ensure the accuracy of content by verifying the accuracy of all referenced facts (e.g., dates, pages, values) and double-checking cross-referenced materials (e.g., websites, newspapers). 
- Review content with an eye towards campaign, product, or brand consistency 
- Work as part of a larger editing team, attend team meetings, provide constructive editorial input, and communicate with team members to effectuate consistent, accurate, and high-quality work product. 

- Writing and editing 
- Attention to detail 
- Quick reader 
- Resourcefulness 
- Multitasking
- Computer proficiency 

Client Description:

WORKING WITH AQUENT: freelancing long-term with Aquent gets you access to some pretty cool things:
- You're paid weekly
- Subsidized health (including term life and LTD) and dental benefits after your first four weeks of work (averaging at least 20 hrs/wk)
- Access to Fidelity 401(k)
- Access to FSA Program
- Direct deposit for your pay check 
- Access to our Talent Rewards Program (we reward for referrals!)
- Access to free online courses via Aquent's Gymnasium, to help you develop your skills: http://gymnasium.aquent.com/
- Access to free online courses via Lynda.com
- Aquent support: your Aquent Agent checks in with you during the course of your contract to make sure you're happy and progressing according to your expectations (we're also there to be looking for new opportunities for you when you're close to wrapping up)