Proofreader / Editor

  • Editing & Proofreading
  • Full time
  • 8 months ago

Job Information

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    No. of Openings 1 opening
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    Job Experience 4 years
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    Education Level Bachelor
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    Location Restrictions US/Canada only

Job Description

Aquent’s client, a large multi-national financial services company seeks a Proofreader to join its team to drive the QA process for various types of legal or regulatory documents (including books, webpages, emails, and template letters).

This starts out as a 9-month assignment (W2, hourly, full-time hours with comprehensive benefits and PAID SICK TIME offered). Located in Minneapolis, MN or remote (EST or CST), with potential to extend beyond the initial 9 months.

What you’ll do:

  • This position is responsible for editing and proofreading various Benefits Compliance communications, specifically for the 2021 Regulatory Benefits Communications project. This includes verifying edits and revisions from business partners, proofreading documents after they come back from our designers, and suggesting new and/or improved language in these documents.
  • You will project goals, objectives, and plans to best represent the company’s benefits philosophy. Identifies communications opportunities and the design/medium/channel for execution.
  • You will edit and annotate Word documents and PDFs.
  • You will proofread large volumes of materials within time constraints.

Qualifications required:

  • 4+ years professional proofreading experience and/or a Bachelor’s degree in English or Journalism.
  • Experience primarily as a proofreader.
  • Experience proofing various types of regulatory or legal documents (for example, books, webpages, emails, template letters).
  • Detail-oriented in order to proofread large volumes of materials within time constraints.
  • Prefer familiarity with AP Stylebook with the ability to see that serial commas are a good thing.

Technical skills required:

  • Advanced PC skills, including Microsoft Word, Outlook, and Adobe Acrobat Pro, in order to edit and annotate Word documents and PDFs.

Client Description:

This Fortune 500, a financial client has its foundation in San Francisco and provides legendary consumer and business services driven by generations of industry-leading professionals. For over 140 years, this multi-billion dollar institution has partnered with freelance professionals and experts to build a bank capable of thriving in the 21st century. With branches and offices globally from Hong Kong to Wall Street, the constant industry is required of this hiring titan.

This socially responsible financial organization:

  • Actively promotes employees diversity
  • Partners with underserved communities to promote economic development
  • Continually adopts methods to reduce the carbon footprint
  • Increases year-over-year philanthropic giving
  • Boasts long-term employee retention

Working here gets you in with a company that, in 2018, was recognized by Forbes as one of the best AI companies to work for. If social responsibility is a priority in your job consideration process, THIS is the company you want to be with. DiversityInc. lists them as a Top Company for Diversity, LGBT, Diversity Councils, and Veterans. In an ever-changing workplace landscape, this banking leader relies on steady innovation from its freelance partners to drive the conversation on adaptation and success in the digital economy. Be a part of something bigger!

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