Proofreader
Location:
El Paso , Texas
Posted:
October 18, 2017
Reference:
EP 0001O
The Proofreader role reporting into the Writing Manager in Retirement Marketing is a tactical role that performs QA/proofreading on a variety of marketing materials, including collateral, direct mail, email and websites. The incumbent must possess a strong knowledge of the AP Style Guide, American English grammar, punctuation and spelling. Must be detailed oriented, have “hands-on” experience in a communications environment coordinating multiple projects, and understand print and digital writing best practices. The individual must also possess strong verbal and written communication skills.

The role primarily focuses on the following goals and objectives:
  • Proofread all communications materials to ensure they are error free
  • Advise writers, design team, work flow, and business partners with regards to QA standards
  • Assure consistency across all written retirement materials
  • Understand and support implementation of WCAG standards and best practices across channels
  • Proactively manage project deliverables ensuring projects deliver on time
  • Gain an understanding of and support adherence to Prudential and client style guides
  • Ability to copyedit is a plus

Qualifications:
  • Bachelors degree or equivalent experience
  • 5 years proofreading experience, preferably with financial services, banking, credit union
  • Detail oriented with an understanding that QA goes beyond checking spelling and grammar
  • Understanding of WCAG requirements a plus
  • Understanding of best practices across delivery channels
  • Extensive working knowledge of software programs such as Adobe Acrobat and Microsoft products. Knowledge of Adobe CC and ability to make small edits a plus
  • A high standard of visual and editorial judgment based on substantial experience gained in communications environment
  • A high level of interpersonal skills as well as the ability to advise stakeholders
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines and to balance often conflicting demands

A little about us:
Prudential was founded on the belief that being financially prepared is a right, not a privilege.

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