Part Time Proofreader

Hartford, CT
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Mali Gupta

Job Description:

Creative Services Proofreader-Great opportunity for part-time/supplemental income! Some remote options available, there will be occasional on-site meetings!

The Creative Services Proofreader edits a wide variety of marketing content from client's portfolio of products. 

● Proofread assigned projects for grammar, syntax, style consistency and tone. 
● Adhere to AP style, company/department/business segment style guides and glossaries. 
● Ensure correct usage of trademarks, service marks, disclaimers, etc. 
● Scrutinize text for inconsistencies in treatment of terms, capitalization, fonts, pt. sizes, 
leading and tracking. 
● Uphold corporate brand standards. 
● Flag need for revisions/rewrites when copy is off-message. 
● Keep to project deadlines. 
● Work with proofreading manager/copywriters/art directors/traffic/account managers. 

Content edited 
• Ads 
• Bios 
• Booklets 
• Brochures 
• Calendars 
• Corporate communications 
• HR materials 
• How-to’s 
• Infographics 
• Interactive media 
• Newsletters 
• Podcasts (screen text/captions) 
• Postcards 
• Posters 
• Promotional/event materials 
• Sell sheets 
• Social media 
• Training guides 
• Videos (screen text/captions) 
• Websites 
• White papers 

Knowledge and skills 
Must have: 
● Superb knowledge of English grammar. 
● Experience in a corporate or agency setting. 
● Editing experience in the insurance industry. 
● Strong attention to detail and the ability to multitask. 
● Excellent communication skills. 
● Ability to employ tact and emotional intelligence when working with others. 
● Proficiency in Adobe Acrobat, Outlook and Microsoft Word; experience in Foxit a plus.