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Copy Editor

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This person will work independently on standardized/recurring assignments and under the direct supervision of more senior staff on complex projects, analyses and tasks. They will Copy-edit, proofread and fact-check print and digital materials to ensure accuracy of information and consistency with the tone and style of our client's communications.

Primary responsibilities/essential functions:
Copy-edits, proofreads and fact-checks materials
Copy-edits and proofreads print and electronic materials for clarity, grammar, accuracy, consistency, style and tone, and disclosure requirements.
Verifies statistics and facts against internal and external sources. May compile statistical information from various sources, such as FAMIS, Allbios, Fund Accounting and Fund Results Analysis.
Recommends copy-edits based on knowledge of target audience and internal and external style guides.
Updates and/or identifies changes to information in materials that require quarterly/annual updates, including, but not limited to, statistical information and changes in investment and risk disclosures.
Utilizes appropriate tool(s) to ensure updates are displayed correctly on all appropriate web/digital pages.
Copy-edits and abridges content to fit sizing requirements as necessary.
Ensures materials are error-free.
Tracks changes for Writer and Designer.
Consolidates and synthesizes comments from various sources, such as Writers, Legal/Compliance, Marketing and/or business owners.
May work with Writer to improve content.
Monitors, tracks and incorporates all compliance language updates to ensure materials comply with legal and regulatory requirements
Determines impact to existing materials when compliance language is added or changed.
Understands and applies required hedge language across all collateral and channels.
Monitors, updates and maintains existing copy-editing tools
Monitors various resources, including, but not limited to, the AP Stylebook, the Chicago Manual of Style, Q&A, Allbios, Disclosure Management Center, and the U.S. Servicemark and Trademark Status Chart, for changes.
Updates and maintains internal databases, checklists, style guides, biographies and other resources, and updates team members as necessary.
Stays informed of and incorporates style guide changes in content to ensure consistency of the tone and style of our client’s communications.
Identifies and recommends process improvements
Documents and reviews work flows to identify potential ways to streamline processes.
Performs additional responsibilities as assigned.

Skills/qualifications:
Demonstrates sound judgment in resolving matters of moderate complexity.
Demonstrates effective written and oral communication skills with team members and managers.
Demonstrates ability to collaborate and work effectively as part of a team.
Demonstrates ability to prioritize assigned work and complete in a timely manner.
Demonstrates in-depth knowledge of hedge language, spelling, punctuation, grammar and style guides and ability to apply it to work assignments – Follows Chicago style.
Demonstrates working knowledge of financial and investment concepts and ability to apply it to work assignments.

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