Proofreader

Phoenix, AZ 85001

Posted: 07/09/2019 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Legal Assistant Job Number: 3930387
The proofreader will proofread all jobs and perform quality checks for accuracy of content and style, image position and overall composition of documents, ensuring that the final document meets client expectations. Reviews work performed by Operators against client submissions to ensure proper placement of inserts, edits, tables and other documentation Proofread converted documents against originals to ensure accurate conversion and to identify any missing text Measures dimensions, spacing and positioning of page elements to verify adherence to client guidelines Performs full read/word-for-word proofreading of client submitted materials Marks errors using standardized proofreading marks Returns marked proof to Operators for correction Checks corrected proof against prior copy to ensure all corrections were made accurately Conduct separate checks for format, text accuracy and statistical data Ensure that content of document is accurate, clear and complete and that the material is organized logically Required Skills High school diploma or equivalent, or demonstrated ability to meet the job requirements through a comparable number of years of work experience 1-5 years of experience performing proofreading in a professional servicesenvironment Fundamental-level proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and other DPS core applications Familiarity with legal terminology and a variety of citation and brief formats used in legal work Knowledge of current formats and citation protocols (The Chicago Manual of Style, The Bluebook and California Style Manual) Strong written and verbal communication skills, including an expert level knowledge of English language, grammar, spelling and punctuation; Knowledge of proofing marks and procedures Excellent attention to detail Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and meet pressing deadlines

James Donovan
Manager, Strategic Accounts

James has been going the extra mile for both candidates and clients since joining The Panther Group in 2009. When not at work, he spends his time having adventures with his two sons.

Fun Fact: James once had to shave his head when he lost a wager with a former Panther colleague that the Bruins would beat the Canadians in the playoffs.

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