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Part-Time Proofreader

Part-Time Proofreader

Summary:

The part-time Proofreader will be responsible for proofreading the Marketing department s advertising and marketing materials, including direct mail, The Erickson Tribune newspaper, Erickson websites, and special projects. Checks and marks up copy for spelling, typographical errors, and addresses accuracy, grammar, style, and design elements. Works closely with the teams to help ensure accuracy, consistency, and adherence to deadlines related to the high volume of materials produced by the Marketing department.

Responsibilities:

  • Proofreads web and print material to ensure consistency of language, tone, and accuracy of copy across all marketing channels. Materials include advertisements, direct mail, resident handbooks, community brochures, newspaper articles (The Erickson Tribune), and various other marketing materials.
  • Also ensures illustrations, captions, and text match and are accurate.
  • Ensures phone numbers and addresses are correct on all materials and works closely with the Traffic team to stay within deadlines as required in the project management software.
  • Ensures materials adhere to the standards expressed in the Gregg Reference Manual and in-house style manuals.
  • Attends all regularly scheduled marketing team meetings to interact with and become familiar with the overall strategy and foundation of the department and individual communities.
  • Works on special projects as directed by supervisor.
This position is 3 days (24 hours) per week

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree and 1 year of relevant experience required. 3 years of relevant experience may be considered in lieu of Bachelor s degree.
  • Expertise in English composition, grammatical rules, proofreading marks, spelling and punctuation.
  • Ability to concentrate on written work for long periods.
  • Detail-oriented and familiarity with using style manuals.
  • Ability to work with individuals and teams.
  • Ability to work in fast-paced work environment and manage deadlines.


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