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Proofreader

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A small creative marketing team at a F100 financial services company is looking for a rock star Proofreader for a 6 month contract assignment with possible extension.

The proofreader is a member of the Studio and Operations team within our in-house agency (IHA), reporting to the Studio Proofreading Lead.

The Proofreading team is responsible for all aspects of quality control in producing printed, online, and interactive materials. The Studio Proofreader serves as resource for brand and legal compliance, as well as matters of grammar and usage. The team reviews materials for accuracy, job specifications, aesthetics, consistency, and adherence to corporate branding and legal compliance guidelines. The team ensures all jobs have correct copyright, disclosure, logos, and service marks.

The proofreader will:

• Revise copy to ensure meaning is clear, copy is readable and expressed in a logical manner, and is concise, consistent, and grammatically correct.

• Serve as resource for brand and legal compliance, as well as matters of grammar and usage.

• Help maintain and update style and terminology guides.

• Perform basic proofreading and QA functions, ensuring quality for printed, online, and interactive materials.

• Proofread materials for accuracy, job specifications, aesthetics, consistency, and adherence to corporate branding and legal compliance guidelines.

• Fact check instructions, citations, and other critical references in content.

• Mark errors and inconsistencies in formatting and layout such as: quote and dash style, capitalization and punctuation within headings and lists, spacing, hyphenation, etc.

• Ensure documents have correct copyright, disclosure, logos, and service marks.

• Review and follow job instructions as defined in job management system.

• Complete assigned projects in a timely manner while maintaining strict standards of confidentiality, accuracy, completeness, and product quality.

• Manage and prioritize workload based on job deadlines.

2+ years of proofreading experience is required.
Bachelor’s degree in English, journalism, or writing-related field, with a high proficiency in English skills of speaking, punctuation, and grammar

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