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Proofreader (Financial Industry Experience preferred)

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Our fabulous Fortune 500 financial client seeks a proofreader who will be responsible for reading content for grammar, style and brand, and for validating the accuracy and completeness of changes and content to all documentation produced by the department.

Responsibilities are as follows:
• Correct grammatical, typographical or compositional errors in original copy.
• Validate the accuracy and completeness of changes to all documentation produced.
• Provide precise and timely review of marketing materials for accurate use of logic, composition, style and brand consistency.
• Work with marketing managers and art directors to make copy refinement recommendations when appropriate.
• Work with art directors to offer minor design recommendations when appropriate.
• Provide content for style guides as needed to drive consistency across all materials.
• Maintain a working knowledge of investment products and services.
• Manage and prioritize a high volume of work under tight deadlines.
• Act as partner, maintaining solid relationships with clients and others in the agency.

Education/Credentials Needed:
• English or related degree or equivalent experience
• Minimum of 5-8 years of proofreading experience, ideally in a financial services setting

Required Skills:
• Exceptional attention to detail, and ability to focus for long periods
• Excellent command of the English language, coupled with an ability to recognize proprietary writing styles
• Familiarity with Associated Press Stylebook
• Significant knowledge of layout, design and typography
• The ability to electronically mark up PDFs with changes
• Service-oriented and focused on satisfying the needs of the greater department
• Sound judgment and decision making
• Proven ability to institutionalize error-free process

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