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Editor - Temp

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Our client is a leading financial services provider worldwide and is looking for a freelance Editor to support a small team in editing market research reports for a 3 month contract position. Candidates must be able to work onsite 40 hours/ week in the SF Bay Area during normal business hours Monday through Friday.

Essential Duties:
Copy and edit market research reports in MS Word using our company’s editorial styles.
Lay out (using preexisting Adobe InDesign templates) and electronically distribute market research reports to end users.
Prioritize and manage multiple reports concurrently to meet fast deadlines.
Proofread older reports on hard copy, and input approved changes in InDesign.
Perform accurate data entry in our database for each market research report.
Run and distribute a weekly report from our database.

Qualifications:
Two to five years of previous editorial experience
Familiarity with the use of editorial style sheets.
Familiarity with AP and Chicago style guides.
Proficiency in Adobe InDesign. - JUST EDIT...
Experience in MS Word, Outlook, Excel - UPDATING, PowerPoint and Adobe Acrobat.


Other Skills and Abilities:
Strong written and verbal communication skills.
Superior editing and proofreading skills.
Excellent attention to detail.
Ability to work quickly in deadline driven environment.
Ability to prioritize multiple tasks.
Ability to take direction well.

WORKING WITH AQUENT
Freelancing long-term with Aquent gets you access to some pretty cool things:
- 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 (pre-tax payment toward Bart passes, etc.)
- Direct deposit for your paycheck
- 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)

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