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Proofreader

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Our top financial services client in San Francisco is needing the help of a Proofreader for a 3 month freelance role. This position is an onsite 40 hours/ week contract position.
They are seeking someone to handle the day-to-day proofreading and copyediting assignments of marketing collateral as well as white papers, Powerpoint presentations and sales sheets.

Major Job Duties and Requirements:
Identifying spelling, grammar and punctuation errors.
Fact-checking all claims and statements (phone #s, data, etc.)
Ensuring copy is clear and that the messaging is on strategy.
Reviewing copy for comprehension and flow, and making suggestions when appropriate.
Pointing out design issues in final art, such as missing copy, wrong fonts and alignment problems.

Skills and Experiences:
Detail oriented editing skills.
Strong written and verbal communications skills.
Experience editing marketing collateral and working with creative, marketing and business divisions.
Education/Experience: Bachelor's degree.

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.)
- 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
- Aquent support: your Aquent Agent checks 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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