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Proofreader

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Proofreader

- Based in West London
- Rates negotiable depending on experience
- Freelance work for 6 months

A global leader in the pharmaceutical arena is seeking a new Proofreader to work with them in a freelance capacity on a wide variety of projects.

Responsibilities will include:
- Proofreading all design and copywriting projects including hard copy documents, PDFs, PowerPoint presentations (printed and on-screen), CD-ROMs, web pages, as well as various types of creative collateral to ensure all materials are accurate, checking for accuracy in format, punctuation, spelling, grammar and numbering.
- Ensuring all deadlines are met
- Proofreading all hard copy documents or PDFs, PowerPoint presentations (printed and on-screen), CD-ROMs, web pages, as well as various types of creative collateral
- Ensuring Pharmaceutical Regulatory, Legal and Compliance and branding guidelines are followed to the letter
- Ensuring all materials contain accurate data/material and that all medical references are correct
- Ensuring all client and Medical, Legal and Regulatory annotations are made
- Providing final sign-off on projects to ensure accuracy

Skills and knowledge desired:
- Ability to accurately review complex materials including all graphics, texts, multimedia, web sites and charts with excellent attention to detail
- Good knowledge of Adobe Acrobat
- Excellent project management skills, highly organised and able to multitask effectively
- Excellent team player with good interpersonal skills
- Able to operate effectively in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
- Strong written communication skills
- Strong command of the written English language
- Ad agency experience
- Fluency in German
- Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
- Professional proofreading experience, preferably in the medical/pharmaceutical FieldWork UK

If you are an experienced and thorough proofreader with a background in ad agency and the medical/pharmaceutical field, please email Jon Caws (jcaws@aquent.com) now with your CV to find out more.

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