Proofreader

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One of our high profile clients in the Charlotte area is searching for a talent with the proper prose and an excellent eye. The purpose of this position is to provide a quality check on published materials (proofreading). This position proofreads documents products by the department including reports, letters, brochures, presentation slides, web site content, marketing materials, etc. Proofreads department work for accuracy, reformatting, spelling, punctuation and adherence to company brand guidelines. Identifies potential problems with grammar, punctuation, production and formatting.

Skills:
• Excellent grammarian
• Knowledge of Associated Press style
• Excellent ability to communicate editing/changes (in writing or orally) to teammates
• Ability to work in a deadline-driven, team environment on a variety of proofreading projects
• Previous experience proofreading technical and marketing materials, such as user guides, online help systems, brochures and Web content
• Sharp analytical skills and an exceptionally keen key for detail -Stamina to review long documents for side-by-side comparisons of content
• Proficiency with Microsoft’s product suite (especially Work and Excel)
• Strong Internet search skills and proficiency with image sites for validating information such as addresses, phone numbers, etc.
• Exceptional organization skills
• Strong communication and feedback skills