Copy Editor

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.