Contingent Proofreader*

  • Company: R R Donnelley
  • Location: New York, New York
  • Posted: October 04, 2016
  • Reference ID: 204971

***This is a contingent position***


Primary Function:

Proofreading high-profile, high-priority, confidential information in an extremely fast-paced environment (meeting tight deadlines without sacrificing quality). Ensure the proper grammar, spelling, syntax, and style of a variety of financial services documents. Requires incredible attention to detail, ability to use standard proofreading marks, and excellent knowledge of grammar and AP style.


Specific Responsibilities:

  • The ability to effectively balance the usage of AP style vs. house and project-specific style sheets/guides (as warranted)
  • Proofread/QC work
  • Regular communications/interactions with clients (in person, phone, e-mail) and teammates
  • Scan/e-mail documents
  • Archive tasks
  • Proofread pitch books, screen shows, Flash animation, websites, advertising materials, brochures, posters, menus, etc.
  • Double-check that authors have provided all required materials/files
  • Resolve queries directly with project manager and/or client (e.g. style/text/usage inconsistencies)
  • Correct misspellings and grammatical errors
  • Create and/or contribute to project-specific style sheets (as warranted)
  • Participate in Proofreading team meetings
  • Ability to use proprietary time management software to log time spent.


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