In this temporary assignment at Aquent's client, Editors provide editing and proofreading services for print and interactive marketing communications. This includes the editing and proofreading of packaging, marketing collateral, signage for retail and channel partners, .com, the online store, direct mail, video, and corporate identity guidelines.
Editors work closely with writers, editors, production, product marketing, and legal teams to ensure the clarity and accuracy of communications and to maintain the highest possible standards in corporate and marketing communications. Editors review projects at all stages of the design and production process, from copy development to layout to mechanical to final proof, testing, and staging.
Proven Skills and Abilities
The ideal candidate has extensive proofreading and editorial experience, familiarity with the Chicago Manual of Style and the conventions of American English style and usage, technological savvy, and some knowledge of trademark issues. The candidate should also demonstrate excellent communication skills as well as the ability to work as a member of a team and to perform effectively and efficiently under pressure. Exceptional attention to detail and the ability to focus and prioritize in a fast-paced environment are essential. A solid understanding of the creative development and production process is recommended.
Minimum or Most Typical Requirements
Requires a B.A. or B.S. degree and 6 to 7 years editorial experience or an advanced degree and 4 to 5 years experience. The ideal candidate will have previous editorial and proofreading experience at a top-tier publication, design firm, corporate marketing communications department, or ad agency.