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Proofreader

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Exciting contract to hire opportunity with an innovative Fortune 500 Company in San Mateo! Looking for an experienced proofreader with strong skills proofing technical products blogs/articles/summaries/books and more!

Responsibilities:
Correct errors in grammar, spelling, punctuation, usage, etc. in all marketing materials including copy decks, web content, emails, signage, packaging, user manuals and quick start guides.
Ensure that copy style is consistent across all marketing materials.
Check type formatting, line breaks, spacing and page layout.
Check SKUs, part numbers and revision numbers on product packaging, user manuals and quick start guides in over 11 languages.
Complete all other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:
At least 2+ years of proofreading experience.
Editorial Certificate Preferred
Familiar with AP or Chicago styles, but not afraid to break the rules in the interest of maintaining a conversational voice and tone.
Able to understand and adopt brand and copy style guides.
Organized and have a keen attention to detail.
A pair of eagle eyes to focus solely on style, accuracy, grammar and consistency.
Familiar with Adobe Acrobat and Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook). Especially proficient at using Acrobat markup tools and Track Changes in Word.
Able to work effectively under tight deadlines and time constraints.
Able to work in a fast-paced, quickly changing environment.
Able to manage many projects at the same time.

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