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Proofreader Copy Editor

Madison Avenue Worldwide
Full Time
Dodgeville, WI 53533
From $52,000 a year
Posted 3 days ago
Job description

Job Overview

Madison Avenue Worldwide is new to Dodgeville, WI and we are hiring!! We are an advertising agency that specializes in high-volume graphic design. We work with billion-dollar brands such as The Walt Disney Company, AT&T and the NBA.

We are looking for a detail-oriented Proofreader to join the Madison Avenue team. You must be proficient in basic and advanced grammar rules and understand how they are used within our clients' style guides. Our ideal candidate is meticulous in reviewing copy, noting errors such as punctuation, spelling, and word usage, and knows how to check statements for accuracy or potential plagiarism. You must communicate effectively with the writers and other staff to ensure documents meet all client guidelines.

We believe this is also a great opportunity for a school teacher with impeccable grammar skills to transition out of teaching and into a new career field. If you're dedicated and ambitious, Madison Avenue Worldwide is an excellent place to grow your career or expand your horizons!

Proofreader Duties and Responsibilities

  • Proofread text and edit text at various stages of the writing process and in response to feedback from writers or creative directors
  • Review documents for grammar, spelling, and style
  • Communicate within the company with creative directors or other interested parties via email, telephone calls, or in person
  • Fact-check dates and other statements for accuracy
  • Ensure brand standards and nomenclature are adhered to
  • Confirm all submitted writing is original
  • Ensure text meets tone and character count
  • Make corrections and suggest edits to the document
  • Meet proofreading deadlines

Proofreader Requirements and Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in relevant experience
  • Familiarity with AP and other style guides is a plus
  • Excellent grammar and communication skills in the English language
  • Strong Proficiency in basic computer programs, such as Microsoft Office
  • Experience with Mac Computers
  • Ability to remain detailed-oriented and focused when processing large amounts of text
  • Willingness to collaborate with a creative team of writers, graphic designers, and others
  • Basic knowledge of legal issues involved in publishing, such as libel and plagiarism
  • Mastery of spelling, grammar and punctuation errors and ability to make constructive suggestions

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $52,000.00 per year

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Dodgeville, WI 53533: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Work Location: One location

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