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Copy Editor / Proofreader

job type: Fulltime Hire

location: Washington, 20001

job description:
Large consulting firm is looking for a talented Copy Editor/ Proofreader to join their growing team.

The Copy Editor will be revising several editorial pieces as well as other writing assets and ensure that they are up to the expected quality. Many of the writing you will edit will be for presentations, proposals, business documents as well as other messaging that will directly interact with clients.

In this role, you can expect to be highly detail oriented, and work high volumes at tight deadlines.

Join out fast-pace, collaborative team and enjoy a work environment with opportunity for growth, appreciation for personal contribution and creativity!

As Copy Editor, you will:
– Edit/ Proof several written business materials, ensuring quality, accuracy and the expected level of creativity
– Assist in developing company style guidelines
– Work on several projects at once and ensure they all meet their given deadlines
– Assist in creating documentation that eloquently explain analysis in written form
– Perform technical editing by revising grammar, spelling, syntax and punctuation
– Ensure narratives are concise and match with the given client/brand
– Revise document structure as well as word choice and paragraph structure
– Review reports on a daily basis, reports will sometimes be 50+ pages
– Provide feedback and suggestions for other team members writing
– Assist with other duties as needed

Background Profile:
– Exceptional command of the English Language (spelling, grammar, syntax, writing structure, etc.)
– Excellent communication skills written and verbal
– Ability/ Experience proofing large volumes of business documents under tight deadlines
– Ability to create standard style guides
– Ability to analyze business concepts/ trends and translate them into easy-to-follow documentation
– BS/ BA Degree in related field and 2+ years of editing experience
– Self-started, able to work independently with minimal supervision
– Team player, able to collaborate with team member to generate compelling prose

To apply, please submit your resume for immediate consideration.

This is a full-time opportunity near Fairfax, VA, $65K-$85K depending on experience.

Due to the volume of applications, we are unable to respond to each application personally. If we are interested in your qualifications, we will contact you via telephone or email as soon as possible.

We’re highly selective

because the more our clients get the level of creativity they’ve come to expect from us, the more they choose to use us and you.