508 Compliance Specialist

Washington, District Of Columbia | Job #311070

We have the REMOTE position you seek! Take a peek at this temporary hire opportunity for our client currently located in Washington, DC. For this position, the 508 Specialist will help out our client’s communications department, and will work closely with their publications & editing team, along with the creative team.An extensive background with both CommonLook and 508 Compliance are critical for success in this role. Strong copyediting skills would be a major plus as well. 

508 Compliance Specialist Responsibilities:
  • Work will involve taking PowerPoint and other documents and making sure that they are 508 compliant for our client’s website
  • Work will be cover 3-4 items per day (includes meeting materials, agenda, PowerPoint slides, meeting summaries)
  • Turn around time for work is 48 hours from when is it received to when it needs to be completed
  • Work from templates

508 Compliance Specialist Requirements:
  • Strong background in Common Look PDF global access; use this for PDF documents
  • Understanding of 508 standards
  • Ability to work independently
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to adhere to templates
  • Strong background with CommonLook (they use PDF Global Access as their plug in software for 508 work)
  • PowerPoint; experience working on PowerPoint for 508 compliance; known what make a PowerPoint 508 accessible when you turn it into a PDF
  • Plus skills:
  • Copy editing experience; understanding of how to make Word, PowerPoint and other docs to be as close to 508 as possible 

About The BOSS Group:
We offer an attractive compensation package including competitive salary, 401(k) plan, weekly paychecks, holiday pay and a health benefits program. 

A specialist in placing creative, marketing and digital talent, The BOSS Group, offers temporary and direct hire/full-time positions with corporations, associations design agencies and non-profit organizations across the U.S. With 28 years of experience staffing and recruiting top creative talent we seek the best placement for you.  The BOSS Group is an equal opportunity employer. 

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