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  • ID: 541024
  • Posted: 7/5/2024
  • Location: REMOTE, PA
  • Category: Pro - Professional
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Duration: 3 - 6 Months

Description

Are you a Proofreader who is looking to join one of the top companies within the biotechnology Industry?

Are you looking to further your career and grow?

Do you have External or in-house agency experience?

If you answered yes to those three questions, then apply today!

Acara Solutions is seeking highly qualified candidates to work Remotely with our client in Remote, PA. Interested?

Here's what you'd do: 

  • The Proofreader is responsible for ensuring that all materials reflect the highest level of quality, readability and alignment with brand tone and voice standards. 
  • The Proofreader ensures grammatical, legal and factual accuracy in all copy. 
  • This role is responsible for error-free quality, consistent and accurate materials.
  • Copyeditor
  • Proof content, impose consistent styles and reword or rewrite work as needed to improve readability
  • Suggest changes, verify links, sources and correct grammar and punctuation to prepare the work for client presentation and publication
  • Edit according to project specifications
  • Code copy for design features, such as hierarchy of headings, to instruct the production team
  • Ensure that graphics and illustrations are correctly captioned and referred to in the text
  • Collaborate with project management team as needed for specific project objectives
  • Ensure all editing results in a consistent voice and tone across all copy and is in alignment with the brand tone and voice standards
  • Edit and be accountable for the final review of writing assets
  • Ensure brand messaging guidelines and directives are embraced and adhered to in all executions
  • Become familiar with legal guidelines to expedite the approval process
  • Deliver edited, complete and error-free copy
  • Proofreader
  • Read and provide comments on all advertising and promotional projects to ensure:
  • Accuracy of spelling, grammar, punctuation, syntax and context
  • Accuracy of references, web addresses, phone numbers and other data
  • Compliance with brand guidelines
  • Correct usage and presentation of company and brand trademarks and logos
  • Consistency and accuracy of layout components (spacing, capitalization, etc.)
  • Overall continuity, consistency, clarity and presentation
  • Proofread design and copywriting projects in a variety of print and digital mediums
  • Ensure all client, legal, and compliance annotations are correctly interpreted and addressed
  • Follow a style checklist to ensure consistency in trademarks, hyphenation, capitalization, formatting of references, etc.
  • Provide proofreading signoff on projects at final release to ensure accuracy.
  • Maintain strict adherence to deadlines
  • Train new hires on proofreading procedures
  • Create and update proofreading best practices and consultation guides
  • Adhere to departmental standard operating procedures and workflows
  • Understand clients products, audiences and business objectives and ensure copy is accurate and effective
  • Interact with project managers to resolve issues, negotiate revisions and verify information whenever necessary
  • Communicate clearly and promptly with manager and studio staff
  • Closely collaborate with designers
  • Actively learn new techniques to be more proficient in editing skills
  • Leverage research and data to inform editing executions
  • Be pragmatic with editing executions always keeping eye on the project objectives
  • Embrace the notion every project is an opportunity to make an impact
  • Understanding of editing applications in multichannel marketing applications
  • Outstanding quality control practices
  • Adept at embracing brand voice and tone then deploying consistently

Here's what you'll get: 

  • Pay rate: $25.00/hour.
  • Hours: 40 hours/week 
  • Length: Temp (6 Months)

Sound like a good fit? 

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About Acara Solutions

Acara is a premier provider of recruiting and workforce solutions, and we help companies compete for talent. With a legacy of needs in various industries worldwide, we partner with clients, listen to them, and customize visionary talent solutions that drive desired business outcomes. We leverage decades of experience to deliver contingent staffing, direct placement, executive search, and workforce services worldwide.

 
Job Requirements

 
Required Skills / Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree in English or Journalism 
  • Minimum 2 years of professional-level copy editor/proofreading experience
  • Minimum of 2 years experience in Marketo
  • Minimum 2 years of External or in-house agency experience
  • Minimum of 2 years experience in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and Adobe Acrobat
  • Minimum of 2 years experience in AP and Chicago Manual of Style and standard proofreading marks

Preferred Skills / Qualifications:
  • The Proofreader must exhibit proficient editing/proofreading skills, outstanding attention to detail, deadline sensitivity, autonomy, and teamwork in completing assigned projects and tasks. 
  • Basic knowledge of scientific messaging is needed to ensure final materials are accurate, clear, consistent, and impactful.
  • Highly developed emotional intelligence and culture-building skills
  • Ability to project manage/traffic personal workload with minimal supervision
  • Ability to state opinions clearly and verbally describe the purpose of edits
  • Ability to operate effectively in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
  • Highly organized and multitasks effectively
  • Excellent eye for design consistency
  • Strong written communication skills
  • Team player with excellent relationship-building skills

Additional Information:

  • Upon offer of employment, the individual will be subject to a background check and a drug screen. 
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.



Aleron companies (Acara Solutions, Aleron Shared Resources, Broadleaf Results, Lume Strategies, TalentRise, Viaduct) are Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, sex, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis. The Aleron companies welcome and encourage applications from diverse candidates, including people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for applicants taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Applicants for this position must be legally authorized to work in the United States. This position does not meet the employment requirements for individuals with F-1 OPT STEM work authorization status.
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