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Moxie Interactive seeks Proofreader


Moxie Interactive has excellent career opportunities for a stellar Proofreader to join our team! What sets us apart? Moxie. It's energy, spirit and initiative. We've found success in our ability to be inventive. To see things upside down and inside out. We're a team of experts who take a personal interest in our clients' goals and we balance it all with a sense of humor that makes work fun.

Your job will be to prove us wrong! We are looking for a Proofreader to support multiple client projects. This person must have a strong work ethic, commitment to accuracy, and work under tight deadlines in a fast paced environment. Strong organizational skills, ability to manage a diverse project load and excellent communication skills are essential. The ideal candidate will have exceptional written & oral communication skills along with a solid command of the English Language including style, spelling/grammar, punctuation, tone, and voice.

This is not a copywriting position though rewriting of copy elements may be necessary.

Job Responsibilities

  • Proofread materials including copy decks, layouts (websites, emails, banner ads, etc), internal communications, new business pitch decks, stationary, etc.
  • Thoroughly examine all documents for text variance, style and deviations from the master copy.
  • Review documents of both standard and moderately technical nature for grammatical, mathematical, typographical, and compositional errors
  • Schedule, track, process and perform quality assurance of documents in a timely manner to meet deadlines
  • Perform cold reads of diverse content to ensure grammar consistency, accuracy and with adherence to specifications
  • Proficient in understanding client & internal branding rules by keeping up-to-date with all style guides, style updates and changes. Be a style guide expert.
  • Adhere to client & internal formatting standards utilizing generally accepted proofing marks.
  • Act as a resource for all questions on branding, style, tone/voice, formatting, grammar, spelling/punctuation edits

    Required Qualifications

  • 3+ years' experience as a professional proofreader for a publication, website or marketing/advertising agency; minimum 1 year in the online arena
  • Experience proofing many format types – i.e. Word documents, screenshots, PDF's, flash files, static web banners, email campaigns, and web URL's.
  • Previous experience in editing and proofing documents required. Must have knowledge of proofing marks and procedures.

    Expertise in the following areas

  • English Language with exceptional spelling, grammar & punctuation
  • Able to understand client & internal branding, style, tone/voice
  • Accuracy & speed in reading detailed material
  • Strong work ethic, commitment to accuracy, and able to work under strict deadlines in a fast paced environment.
  • Top-notch organizational and follow-through skills
  • Independent thinker and problem-solver, with strong ability to manage projects and time
  • Receptive of feedback from supervisor and able to adapt to rapidly changing circumstances and prioritize tasks
  • Familiarity with online/interactive marketing strategies including mobile, social networking, branded video content, digital signage in addition to websites, online media, kiosks, online demos is a plus
  • Demonstrate expertise in proofing skills for print and electronic media

    We offer a competitive salary based on your experience and an excellent benefits package including: medical, dental, life, LTD, STD and 401(k), Paid time off, Professional Development funding, a casual office environment and dress code, and unlimited opportunity for career growth.

    How to Apply

    If you are interested in this position please email your resume to hr [@] moxieinteractive [.] com No phone calls please, we will contact candidates whose education and experience meets the requirements for this job opening.

    Moxie Interactive, an equal opportunity employer, values the diversity of our workforce and our culture.