Proofreader / Editor

  • location: Rockville, MD
  • type: Temp to Perm
  • salary: $27 per hour
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Proofreader / Editor

This is a great opportunity to work for a world class healthcare company that truly values its employees, customers and community. I am seeking a strong candidate for a Proofreader / Editor opportunity in Rockville, MD.
This person will review all print and web material created by in-house agency to ensure it meets the highest editorial and quality assurance standards, adheres to corporate style, conveys company voice and is consistent with corporate brand positioning.

--Edits all copy to ensure it adheres to the company voice and brand positioning.
--Ensures all copy is consistent, accurate, and adheres to company style standards.
--Copyedits and/or proofreads all written communications for usage and grammar.
--Identifies grammar, style and voice issues in materials,and recommends solutions for rewriting copy.
--Reviews materials for quality assurance, comparing versions to ensuring all annotations/edits have been captured.
--Communicates all edits and comments clearly and effectively to colleagues.
--Performs light copywriting duties as needed.
--Builds and maintains thorough knowledge of all company product lines, business channel communications needs and major legal and compliance guidelines.
--Understands the demands of colleagues across different disciplines???design, account management, traffic, product, and electronic communications???and finds innovative ways to support their needs.
Serves as an effective and valued member of the Creative + Editorial Services team.

Working hours: 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM

--Excellent editing, proofreading, and organizational skills, and a strong attention to detail.
--Proven ability to work well under pressure, meet deadlines.

--Bachelor's degree, preferably with concentration in English, journalism, communications, or equivalent work experience.
--Minimum 3-5 years experience as a copyeditor/proofreader in a high-volume communications department or advertising agency.
Duration: 6 months may extend longer based on job performance and business need.
Shift: Monday through Friday 9am to 5:30pm
Pay: $27.00 per hour.
If you feel like you are a match for this position, please reply to with your updated resume attached and the best time for a short, 20 minute conversation today. If you don???t feel this job is a good fit for you, but you know of someone else who may have these qualifications, please forward them this email and send me their name and contact number.

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