Creative Proofreader/Editor

Atlanta, Georgia | Freelance | Job ID #49554 |
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Onward Search is looking for a Proofreader/Editor with creative/marketing agency experience to join our agency client in Atlanta for an onsite contract-to-hire role!

About the Position:

  • This role will require 40 hrs/week.
  • We expect it to last 3-6 months on contract before converting into a perm position.
  • This position sits onsite in Atlanta but may offer some remote flexibility once trust and capability are established.

Who You Are:

  • You are an editorial wizard who loves to proofread and edit website copy, marketing collateral, and other creative deliverables.
  • You are far more than just grammar... you understand client preferences, brand tone and voice, and corporate style guidelines. You are truly a last review brand ambassador.
  • You are NOT a copywriter... although you understand copy and love the written word. You are a proofreader and editor at heart and you are passionate about making sure all i's are dotted and all t's are crossed. Sometimes literally.
  • You aren't a consultant. You are looking for a home, love the agency world, and want to settle in somewhere for years rather than months.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 4+ years working in editorial, copywriting, or content creation with 2+ years focused specifically on proofreading and editing.
  • Prior experience working within an advertising/marketing agency STRONGLY preferred. Work on a creative, content, or marketing team in a corporate environment is also acceptable.
  • Bachelor's or Master's Degree in writing, English, or a similar field from an accredited institution.
  • A passion and love for all things editorial, specifically in proofreading and editing existing copy.
  • A natural understanding of brand tone and voice.
  • An extraordinary level of focus and attention to detail.
  • Outstanding oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to think critically and problem solve.
  • Desire to collaborate, brainstorm, and strategize based on client goals.
  • Ability to stay highly organized and work efficiently in a fast-paced work environment.

Does this sound like you? Apply today! 

Employer Details:

  • Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
  • The client is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • Onward Search is a drug-free workplace.


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About Onward Search

Onward Search helps connect creative, marketing, and technology talent with top jobs at the nation's most recognized companies and digital agencies. We offer a full range of recruitment and staffing solutions to include freelance / contract, temp-to-perm, and permanent placement.