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Contingent Proofreader

Company name
R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company

Location
New York City, NY

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***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.

Required Skills

Thorough knowledge of proofreader’s marks

Experience with, and strong knowledge of, AP and CMOS

Excellent verbal communication

Excellent writing skills

Intermediate level skills using 2010 versions of PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Outlook

Ability to use digital markup tools with Adobe Acrobat X

Ability to work independently as well as part of a team

OTJ-MAN

Required Experience

3 years related experience working as a Proofreader

Technical training in the areas of Communications, English or Journalism is preferred

Financial proofreading experience a plus, especially financial marketing

Must be computer savvy and proficient in Microsoft Office 2010 and Adobe Acrobat X.

Ability to work overtime and weekend work necessary

Company info

R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company
Website : http://www.rrdonnelley.com

Company Profile
RR Donnelley (Nasdaq:RRD) is a global provider of integrated communications. The company works collaboratively with more than 60,000 customers worldwide to develop custom communications solutions that reduce costs, drive top-line growth, enhance ROI and increase compliance. Drawing on a range of proprietary and commercially available digital and conventional technologies deployed across four continents, the company employs a suite of leading Internet based capabilities and other resources to provide premedia, printing, logistics and business process outsourcing services to clients in virtually every private and public sector.

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