• Havas Health
  • $81,760.00 -143,160.00/year*
  • New York , NY
  • Entertainment
  • Full-Time
  • 172 W 104th St

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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
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* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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