Proofreader

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Company Name Marcus Thomas LLC
Location Cleveland, OH
Date Posted Feb 10, 2017
Category General
Job Type Contractor
Full Job Description
Job Summary
Marcus Thomas is an agency with the deepest digital, social and creative teams in its weight class. But when it comes to our people, we’re a happy band of “commanders of the impossible.” Don’t tell us it can’t be done—we’ll always prove you wrong!

Marcus Thomas is seeking a freelance proofreader. Overall, this role ensures all agency documents, research papers, PowerPoint presentations and advertising artwork are error-free, compliant with agency standards and meet or exceed client expectations. We know the impossible is possible and we’re seeking candidates who know that too.

Responsibilities
• Proofread text, proofs, layouts, Web pages, emails, plans and proposals, newsletters and releases, lengthy research papers and other documents as required
• Indicate errors and required corrections for spelling, punctuation, capitalization, numbers and grammar using traditional proofreaders’ marks
• Use checklists, client style sheets and other tools to catch inconsistencies and verify information such as phone numbers, URLs, product names and trademarks
• Create, update and maintain style guides for both the agency and its clients to be followed by all agency personnel
• Provide proofreading and style training as needed
• Assist with special projects as assigned

Requirements
• Rigorous attention to detail and quality – an eagle eye for catching errors
• Absolute flawless spelling and grammatical skills
• Minimum of three years’ experience as a proofreader in a professional services environment – prior advertising agency experience preferred
• Excellent time management and organizational skills, including the ability to multi-task and be flexible with changing priorities
• An articulate, friendly, “whatever-it-takes” attitude, plus a strong work ethic
• Excellent PC skills, including Microsoft Office suite
• Ability to work well in a team environment and take direction from many individuals and disciplines

Apply here
http://jobs.jobvite.com/careers/marcus-thomas/job/oxgH4fwi?__jvst=Career%20Site