Position at Havas Health & You The role The Proofreader ensures the high quality and accuracy of materials through attention to detail and superior proofreading skills. The Proofreader also proactively manages workflow of assigned projects. She/he also fulfills data permission requests, orders references and articles as well as maintains a library of all materials and their documentation. This role supports the department across all brands and media channels, as needed. What we expect from you Provide outstanding proofreading services for all designated projects Follow established procedures/guidelines to ensure consistent work quality Performs quality control measures on files created by the studio by comparing to back-up and running a spell-check. Checks changes on extensive alteration rounds Performs an initial edit/cold read for projects originating in the studio Manages and fulfills research librarian requests to order data permissions, references or articles Maintains organized catalog of materials and their documentation Collaborates with the studio team as well as the project managers. Has a keen eye for details and can spot a needle in a haystack Follows-up and follows-through on all assignments while paying close attention to deadlines Can work quickly, cleanly, efficiently, and effectively under pressure Adheres to and monitors agency guidelines related to file naming, file and folder management, back-up/archiving, and un-archiving of files. Keeps Studio Manager informed when said guidelines are not being followed. Attends departmental meetings when scheduled Demonstrates high level of efficiency in proofreading materials for spelling, grammar, punctuation, syntax, usage, and consistency Has cross platform proficiency and can work comfortable on a PC or a Mac Has a solid understanding of Adobe Acrobat and uses proper editorial proofreader s marks Has a proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (PowerPoint, Word, Excel) Projects customer-centric attitude in all interactions (internal and external), promoting a positive agency and team atmosphere Projects a professional image, always remaining calm despite high-pressure situation Complies with HPS procedures and practices with regard to workflow and file management When applicable, alerts managers when client/account input may cause job to go over budget or deadline Performs other duties as assigned by the Studio Director, Director of Operations, or the Studio Manager Demonstrates a proactive approach to enhancing the position and is a proponent for new efficiencies and techniques Assists in training freelancers and new employees Manages time efficiently and is able to set priorities and meet deadlines while handling multiple projects Excels at his/her daily work Maintains accurate and up-to-date time sheets
Bachelor's degree 4+ years of industry experience Working knowledge of current AMA style (10th edition) Excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills Proficiency in English grammar and usage Familiarity with digital media (navigating web/device interfaces) Experience with digital routing systems Proficiency in MS Office, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint Pharmaceutical advertising agency and medical education experience a plus Must be able to work flexible hours when needed Deadline driven, detail oriented, and organized with an enthusiasm for collaboration Problem-solving skills a must Must be a self-starter Associated topics: cnbc, columnist, comedy writer, content writer, huffington, news, product description specialist, scriptwriter, writer, writer editor
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