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Proofreader

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  • This is a 4 - 5 month temporary assignment
  • Local candidates only please
  • Must have proof of eligibility to work in the US - sponsorship not available
  • Must be available to work on site regular business hours

The Proofreader is responsible for reviewing and editing materials for grammatical, typographical, or compositional errors as well as visual standards and consistency, format, style, and adherence to brand guidelines. This position proofs copy for various marketing channels, such as catalogs, websites, emails and retail signage. 

  • Ensure creative copy maintains a consistent, compelling and brand-appropriate voice throughout all communications. 
  • Review copy from multiple sources to ensure accuracy of information and mechanics of writing, which includes punctuation, spelling, structure and organization. 
  • Partner with stakeholder groups (merchants, legal, tech services) for input and reviews. 
  • Manage multiple projects with the ability to meet deadlines in a fast paced environment, follow status schedules, and demonstrate capacity to manage shifting priorities. 
  • Prior proofreading experience in the multichannel retail industry preferred. 
  • Must have the ability to effectively present information verbally and in writing. 
  • Excellent knowledge of English grammar, spelling, punctuation and proficiency using standard proofreading marks and symbols. 
  • Ability to quickly and accurately compare similarities and difference among sets of letters, numbers, objects, pictures, or patterns. 
  • Must have a demonstrated ability to perform multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment, consistently meeting deadlines with accurate and detailed results. 
  • Must be detail-oriented, possess good problem solving skills and be highly organized. 
  • Strong experience at an intermediate level with Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite and Acrobat a plus. 

 

  • High School Diploma or equivalent is required.
  • Bachelor's Degree in English a plus. 
  • Bachelor's Degree in English, Journalism, or other related field preferred 
  • 1 to 3 years proofreading experience required 

 

 

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