El Segundo, California | Freelance | Job ID #46894 |
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Onward Search is on the hunt for a Proofreader to join our Ad Agency client for a long-term contract opportunity that starts at the beginning of July.

You will be responsible for proofreading, light copy editing, and fact-checking content. You will be joining a specific client team which specializes in the production of books, detaining fund information and other financials.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Copy Editing
  • Proofreading - including statistical information
  • Oversee and provide quality assurance to make sure accuracy and quality of materials.
  • Ensures that materials are consistent with corporate and compliance standards; collaborates with compliance/legal especially as it relates to footnote language
  • Maintains a proofing style guide for the Institutional materials

We are seeking Proofreaders who meet the following requirements:

  • Must have at least 3 years proof reading experience using AP or Chicago Manual of Style
  • Prefer candidates who have financial services experience
  • Must be able to meet deadline driven due dates and be flexible
  • Demonstrates the ability to understand both the high-level and detailed perspective
  • Demonstrates strong analytical and critical-thinking skills and accuracy
  • Demonstrates strong written and verbal communication skills; strong grammar and syntax skills
  • Strong presentation skills; strong inter-personal skills
  • Demonstrates the ability to communicate feedback on issues related to various outputs to creative team members regarding technical requirements and writing formats
  • Must be proficient in MS Word, and proficiency in Excel and PowerPoint are highly desirable
  • Experience working for companies in the Investment Management industry is a plus


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

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