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Proofreader/Copy-Editor in Nashville, TN at Vaco

Date Posted: 2/26/2019

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Nashville, TN
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    At least 2 year(s)
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Job Description

We are seeking for a highly experienced proofreader to join our Proofreading team!

Our Proofreader is responsible for ensuring that all company print, digital and periodical materials are free from typos, are grammatically correct, and are fact-checked for name accuracy. This person will drive standards and copy style guidelines in collaboration with our team and ensure education and implementation throughout the creative development process. The proofreader serves as the final check for accuracy and consistency across all marketing materials that include and are not limited to printed materials, digital assets, printed guides, web content and advertising campaigns.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Proof all company materials and make sure they adhere to company's brand standards
  • Creating style sheets for internal clients
  • Marking up pages by hand using standard proofreading marks or marking up documents electronically in Adobe or MS Word
  • Proofreading print and web materials
  • Review content, fact-check information and raise flags about questionable/inconsistent information
  • Interact with all various groups including Editorial, Production, Design, Multimedia and Digital, and with our internal clients in the firm
  • Bachelor's degree in English, Communications, or Journalism required
  • A minimum of 2 to 3 years of proofreading experience
  • Familiarity with Chicago Manual of Style
  • Ability to work well in a fast-paced, deadline-specific environment
  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously
  • Proficiency in writing, communication and research skills
  • Impeccable grammatical skills
  • An exceptional attention to detail
  • Expertise in MS Word
  • Proficiency with Adobe text edits
* Candidate must submit an online portfolio

* Candidate will be required to complete a standard writing test