The Proofreader position is a tactical role that performs 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, spelling and the financial services sector.
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.Â
Job Responsibilities : Â
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
Main hours will be Monday to Friday 11am to 7pm.
Travel to the US may be required.
Qualifications, Skills & Experience : Â
Bachelors ™ degree or equivalent experience.
5+ years proofreading experience, preferably within financial services
Detail oriented with an understanding that proofing 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