Proofreader/Quality Assurance Specialist

Proofreader/Quality assurance specialist

Wilen New York is a truly full-service direct marketing agency. We offer strategic insight, creative development, end-to-end production and detailed analytics across all channels. As a bonus, we’re conveniently located right here on Long Island.

We’re seeking an experienced, detail-oriented Proofreader/Quality Assurance Specialist. In this position, you should be able to accurately proofread, review and edit all materials for use of grammar and content for print, direct mail, collateral and all other marketing materials (proofreading in Spanish a plus). Must have an excellent eye for typographical errors, such as basic formatting and layout inconsistencies.

You must have the ability to catch mistakes pertaining to spelling, grammar, style, tone, and consistency. If you live and breathe grammatical accuracy and find every incorrect word and typo in everything you read, then you’re the perfectionist we want on our team!

YOU WILL:

  • Proofread advertising and marketing collateral (English and Spanish preferred).
  • Correct errors in spelling, grammar, punctuation, composition, and format.
  • Effectively communicate updates to account and design teams.
  • Reference style guides for proper branding and messaging.
  • Perform a quality check at each phase of the project lifecycle.
  • All legal and variable information is present and correct, including codes, phone numbers, offers, pricing, offer disclaimers and expiration dates.

 

YOU'LL HAVE:

  • Experience in proofreading variable content from print, PDF, matrix tables and data tables.
  • Strong attention to detail and the ability to work efficiently within strict production schedule deadlines.
  • Ability to juggle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment with frequent interruptions and changing priorities.
  • Bachelor's degree in English, Spanish, and/or Journalism.
  • Authoritative grammar and spelling skills.
  • Excellent analytical, quantitative and social skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills.
  • 3+ years proofreading experience within the technical, legal or advertising category.
  • Knowledge of proofreaders’ marks.

Bonus Skills (not required but a plus):

  • Experience with Mac platform and GMC/Quadient.
  • Ability to proofread in Spanish.

This is a full-time, on-site position. We’d love to hear your story and learn how your unique skills and talents can enhance our growing agency. You can find out more about us at www.wilennewyork.com, then send us your résumé, hourly rate and a cover letter telling us why you think you’d be a good fit. No phone calls please. We are a drug-free work place. E.O.E. E-verify.

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