Proofreader

Job Type: Contract | Location: South of Boston
Job Description

A medical device/product company just south of Boston is seeking a talented Proofreader / Editor to join their team on a long-term part-time basis! In this role you will will be responsible for proofreading and editing catalogs of product devices for:

  • Typographical errors (leading, kerning, alignment, missing letters or copy, etc.)
  • Maintain client style guides.
  • Assist when needed for copy suggestions/revisions.
  • Utilize standard proofreaders' marks.
  • Reference AP Style, Chicago Manual of Style
The ideal candidate has had proofreading experience and worked alongside creative and production teams.

Qualifications
  • At least 3 years + of proofreading experience.
  • Bachelor's Degree in English or Journalism is preferred.
  • A passion for hunting typos and correcting grammar.
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Word, Adobe Acrobat and other Creative software programs, Excel.
  • 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 high-pressure environment.

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