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Proofreader

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We are looking for a Proofreader/ Copy Editor with an impeccable track-record of catching errors and inconsistencies in a fast paced environment!

The Proofreader is responsible for proofreading, light copy editing, and fact-checking numerical and word content for the Multi-Channel Content Production team within Marketing Communication.

-Oversees and provides Quality Assurance (QA) to ensure accuracy and overall quality of materials
-Collaborates with the creative team to review and improve existing content, coordinate requests for and update statistics and compliance footnote language using internal tools and software, conduct research related to content development and participate in team and strategy/development meetings
-Responsible for working on materials related to our client's investment strategies
-Responsible for and/or oversees the proofreading of materials that include a significant amount of statistical information
-Ensures that materials are consistent with corporate and compliance standards; collaborates with compliance/legal especially as it relates to footnote language
-Maintains a proofing style guide for marketing materials
-Collaborates with the creative team, on projects outside of the QA process based on additional business knowledge, as needed
-Demonstrates the ability to understand both the high-level and detailed perspective
-Demonstrates strong analytical and critical-thinking skills and accuracy
-Demonstrates strong written and verbal communication skills; strong grammar and syntax skills; strong presentation skills; strong inter-personal skills
-Demonstrates the ability to communicate feedback on issues related to various outputs to creative team members regarding technical requirements and writing formats
-Demonstrates the ability to work in a team environment; demonstrates the initiative to work and learn independently and proactively contribute to department goals
-Demonstrates strong production coordination skills including maintaining production schedules, tracking deliverables, problem solving, and escalating issues as appropriate
-Demonstrates strong detail orientation, process orientation, organizational, and multi-tasking skills; ability to effectively manage an unpredictable workload and meet established deadlines
-Demonstrates strong computer skills, especially in Microsoft Word; knowledge of Excel and PowerPoint is highly desirable
-Requires at least 3 years of experience using AP or Chicago Manual of Style

WORKING WITH AQUENT
Freelancing long-term with Aquent gets you access to some pretty cool things:
- Subsidized health (including term life and LTD) and dental benefits after your first four weeks of work (averaging at least 20 hrs/wk).
- Access to Fidelity 401(k)
- Access to FSA Program (pre-tax payment toward Bart passes, etc.)
- You're paid weekly
- Direct deposit for your paycheck
- Access to our Talent Rewards Program (we reward for referrals!)
- Access to free online courses via Aquent's Gymnasium, to help you develop your skills: http://gymnasium.aquent.com/
- Access to free online courses via Lynda.com
- Your Aquent Agent checking in with you during the course of your contract to make sure you're happy and progressing according to your expectations (we're also there to be looking for new opportunities for you when you're close to wrapping up)

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