Los Angeles, CA | Freelance | Job ID #48171 |
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Onward Search is seeking a Proofreader for a large financial client in downtown LA. This is a production proofreader who has experience with proofing statistical information to backup data and is as familiar with Excel. Will need to have experience with AP or Chicago Style proofreading marks. This is an 8+ month opportunity.

Skills and Requirements:

  • Oversees and provides QA to ensure accuracy and overall quality of materials.
  • Collaborates with the creative team to review and improve existing content, coordinate requests for an update statistics and compliance footnote language.
  • Experience with comparing statistical information to backup data.
  • Copy editing as needed.
  • Oversee and provide QA to ensure accuracy and overall quality of materials.
  • Update statistics and compliance footnote language using internal tools and software.
  • Ensures that materials are consistent with corporate and compliance standards including company guidelines and legal standards.
  • Chicago or AP style.
  • Excellent eye for detail.
  • Financial experience preferred.
  • Team oriented.


  • 3+ years experience as a proofreader, specifically any proofing with numbers/stats in a financial industry setting.
  • MS Word and Excel required. Powerpoint is a plus.
  • BA required.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills; strong grammar and syntax skills; strong presentation skills; strong inter-personal skills.
  • Strong coordination skills including maintaining production schedules, tracking deliverables, problem-solving, and escalating issues as appropriate.

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  • 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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