Proofreader

Boston, Massachusetts | Freelance | Job ID #47114 |
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Onward Search is looking for a talented professional who will review marketing materials to ensure it meets the highest editorial standards, adheres to the corporate style and is consistent with corporate brand positioning. This Boston based role will sit in an in-house agency and work in collaboration with designers and other stakeholders to create flawless materials.

Skills:

  • Proofreads written communication to ensure it adheres to corporate voice and brand positioning.
  • Proofreads copy for grammar, usage and to ensure that all content is migrated from original documents to new documents.
  • Communicates all edits and comments in a timely and effective manner to colleagues.
  • Copyedits written communications for usage and grammar.
  • Understands the demands of colleagues in different marketing functions – design, communication management, media relations, product information, and electronic communications – and finds innovative ways to support their needs.
  • Works hand in hand with designers to proof creative content.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably with a concentration in English, journalism, or communications, or equivalent work experience.
  • Experienced as a copyeditor or proofreader in a high-volume communications department or advertising agency.
  • Highly developed editing, proofreading, and organizational skills.
  • Knowledge of financial products, investment techniques and strategies, and FINRA and SEC regulations preferred but not required.
  • Ability to function with a considerable degree of independence.
  • Proven ability to work well under pressure, meet deadlines, and manage a high volume of projects simultaneously.
  • Strong interpersonal communications skills.
  • Advanced understanding of English grammar and Associated Press style rule.

 

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Disclaimer:

  • 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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About Onward Search

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.

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, nationally and internationally. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. AA/EOE/M/F/D/V