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Proofreader

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Ensures consistent application of copy standards in multiple marketing projects. At key stages, this position proofreads, fact checks, and may line edit a large volume of communication projects for brand editorial style, accuracy, and appropriateness. The Proofreader works in collaboration with cross functional teams.
Proofread marketing and advertising projects to ensure that copy consistently meets brand editorial style standards and is accurate and grammatically correct. Verifies factual content of copy against project documentation.
Provides copy editing support on diverse projects. Assists the Copy Editor in ensuring that content meets brand voice and style standards, is cohesive and clear, factually accurate, appropriate in tone and reading level.

Scope of the project: Ongoing project work -- simple postcards and letters to complex 64+pp documents and detailed pricing charts.

Top 3 preferred skills: (1) Strong communication skills, (2) demonstration of good judgement, (3) application of organization/time management.

Top 5 daily responsibilities: (1) Proofreading variety of marketing materials for grammar, spelling, and correct application of brand style. (2) Quickly and effectively assess/prioritize work as assigned with the goal of meeting defined deadlines. (3) Participate in daily stand-up traffic meetings to share project workload and availability. (4) Meet regularly with proofreading team to discuss issues and best practices for resolving them efficiently and effectively. (5) Strengthen reputation of the proofing and Brand Creative team by providing expertise with a strong service orientation.

# of team members: 3 FTE proofreading experts, 3 contract proofreaders

Will they have any direct reports: No.

Top 3 preferred personality traits: Positive/personable, open/helpful, values relationships and integrity.

Education requirements: Bachelors Degree in English or related field preferred, AA degree required

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