Our client, a large financial company is looking for a COPY EDITOR for a 12+ month assignment. This person will be responsible for copy-edits, proofread, and fact-checks materials to ensure accuracy of information and consistency with the tone and style of the company communications. Applies knowledge of broader business goals in copy-editing and proofreading materials.
RESPONSIBILITIES, SKILLS, AND EXPERIENCE:
- Copy edits and proofreads print and electronic materials for clarity, grammar, accuracy, consistency, style, and tone, as well as disclosure requirements.
- Verifies statistics and facts against internal and external sources.
- Recommends copyedits based on knowledge of target audience, as well as internal and external style guides.
- Utilizes appropriate tool(s) to ensure updates are displayed correctly on all appropriate web/digital pages. Copyedits and abridges content to fit sizing requirements as necessary. Ensures materials are error-free.
- Monitors, tracks and incorporates all compliance language updates to ensure materials comply with legal and regulatory requirements. Determines impact to existing materials when compliance language is added or changed. Understands and applies required disclosure language across all collateral and channels.
- Monitors existing copyediting tools and resources, including, but not limited to, the AP Stylebook and the Chicago Manual of Style, as well as several internal sites and systems.
- Incorporates style guide changes in content to ensure consistency of the tone and style of Customer’ communications.
- Strong written and verbal communication skills, as well as strong grammar and syntax.
- Demonstrates in-depth knowledge of spelling, punctuation, grammar, and style guides and ability to apply that knowledge to work assignments; follows Chicago and AP styles.
- Ability to follow production schedules, track deliverables, solve problems and escalate issues as appropriate.
- Working knowledge of financial and investment concepts.
- Requires at least 3-5 years of copyediting experience.
- Experience in a financial, pharmaceutical, or medical environment is strongly preferred
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