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Proofreader

Toledo, Ohio | Job #314284

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We are looking for a Proofreader for a long term, temporary hire opportunity in Toledo, OH. The Proofreader works to improve and/or ensure the quality of material across all media. The proofreader confirms that all materials adhere to brand guidelines for both design and editorial standards. In addition, the proofreader ensures that materials adhere to applicable, established compliance and regulatory guidelines. He/she collaborates with teams to ensure quality and timeliness of material. Upon request, the proofreader may provide copyediting assistance to improve content and readability.

Proofreader Responsibilities:

Read and provide comment on all advertising and promotional projects to ensure:
  • Accuracy of spelling, grammar, punctuation, syntax and context
  • Accuracy of references, web addresses, phone numbers and other data
  • Compliance with brand guidelines
  • Correct usage and presentation of company and brand trademarks and logos
  • Consistency and accuracy of layout components (spacing, capitalization, etc.)
  • Overall continuity, consistency, clarity and presentation
  • Proofread design and copywriting projects in a variety of print and digital mediums 
  • Adhere to departmental standard operating procedures and workflows
  • Ensure all client, legal and compliance annotations are correctly interpreted and addressed
  • Provide proofreading sign-off on projects at final release to ensure accuracy
  • Maintain strict adherence to deadlines
  • Train new hires on proofreading procedures and general processes
  • Create and update proofreading best practices and consultation guides
  • Interact with account managers to resolve issues, negotiate revisions and verify information whenever necessary
  • Communicate clearly and promptly with manager and studio staff
  • Closely collaborate with designers
  • Perform other duties as assigned by manager
  • Take responsibility to learn about company’s business and products to effectively accomplish role

Proofreader Requirements:

  • Ability to accurately review complex materials, including all graphics, texts, multimedia, websites and charts with exceptional attention to detail
  • Proficiency in AP and/or Chicago Manual of Style and standard proofreading marks
  • Excellent project management skills
  • Highly organized with the ability to coordinate multiple projects and deadlines
  • Ability to operate effectively in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment, with the ability to prioritize tasks according to clients’ needs
  • Excellent eye for design consistency
  • Strong written communication skills
  • Team player with excellent relationship-building skills
  • Proficient expertise in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and Adobe Acrobat
  • Strong written communication skills required

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About The BOSS Group

We make it easy for you to enjoy the work you love by providing great benefits. With an attractive compensation package including competitive salary, 401(k) plan, weekly paychecks, holiday pay and a health benefits program, we have you covered.

As a staffing agency dedicated exclusively to the creative, marketing and digital space, we offer temporary and full-time opportunities with corporations, associations, design agencies and non-profit organizations. With 30+ years of experience and strong client partnerships that span across the U.S., we make sure each placement is a good fit for you and our clients. The BOSS Group is an equal opportunity employer.

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