Proofreader / Editor

Job Type: Contract | Location: San Francisco, CA
Job Description

Full service advertising agency is looking for a is seeking a talented Proofreader / Editor to join their marketing team on a long-term contract basis! In this role you will be working under the Managing Editor and responsible for proofreading / editing both long form and short form advertising copy for big brands

  • Typographical errors (leading, kerning, alignment, missing letters or copy, etc.)
  • Maintaining client style guides
  • Grammatical and stylistic integrity of client's marketing materials, conference collateral, forms, commentary, and more.
  • Assistance when needed for copy suggestions/revisions.
  • Utilizing standard proofreaders' marks.
The ideal candidate has had proofreading experience and worked alongside/collaborating with marketing teams with an agency environment.

Qualifications
  • At least 3 years + of editing/proofreading experience
  • Bachelor's Degree in English or Journalism is preferred
  • A passion for hunting typos and correcting grammar
  • Accuracy under the pressure of extremely tight deadlines
  • Strong organizational skills: handle and prioritize multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Possess strong command of the English language, spelling, grammar and usage
  • An ability to prioritize multiple tasks in a fun creative environment
  • Knowledge of Chicago Manual of Style a plus
If interested, please send a resume and/or brief introduction describing relevant experience described as above.

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