These job descriptions are examples. Looking for work?

Find JobsFind Jobs

Proofreader

0 people like this description

We are looking for a skilled and organized Proofreader with strong Digital experience to join a growing team in NYC for a top fortune 500 client. This is a on site freelance opportunity in NYC for about 35-40 hours per week, Monday - Friday.

This proofreader will be joining our client’s Creative Services team, an in-house agency responsible for the creation and production of branded content and multimedia assets.
This role reports to our lead proofreader and will be responsible for ensuring proper grammar, spelling, syntax, and style. This position requires incredible attention to detail, ability to use standard proofreaders’ marks, and excellent knowledge of grammar and style.


The work environment can be fast-paced, with irregular pacing of assignments. The proofreader who joins this team must be disciplined, focused and available on site during regular business hours, 9am-6pm. This assignment is to support incremental workload and will run for 3 months with a possible extension


Responsibilities:

• Provide review and correction for spelling, grammar, as well as design and editorial style guidelines
• Review range of materials, including client letters, forms, information sheets, white papers, both print and digital formats
• Review charts and graphs
• Comfortable with offering light editing
• Understand financial communications and fundamental mathematical ideas
• Liaise with editorial as well as non-editorial colleagues
• Resolve queries directly with project manager and/or client (e.g. style/text/usage inconsistencies)
• Explain editorial best practices to non-editorial functions
• Familiar with Chicago Manual of Style and AP Guidelines

Requirements:

• 3+ years related experience working as a proofreader.
• Technical training in the areas of Communications, English or Journalism
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Adept with editing tools in Word and Adobe
• Basic level PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Outlook
• Adept at working independently
• Adept at working with teams of proofers/designers/operators/clients/etc.
• Able to work overtime and weekend work necessary.



Candidate must be willing to take proofreading test.

These job descriptions are examples. Looking for work?

Find JobsFind Jobs