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Proofreader
Ref No.: 17-09239
Location: Louisville, Kentucky
Start Date / End Date: 06/30/2017 to 09/15/2017
Large two month project in the Creative Division "The Hive "

Proofreader
Summary Description:
Reviews all print and web material created by in-house agency to ensure it meets the highest editorial standards, adheres to corporate style, conveys company voice, and is consistent with corporate brand positioning.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
•Edits all copy to ensure it adheres to Humana's voice and brand positioning.
•Ensures all copy is consistent, accurate, and adheres to Humana's style standards.
•Copyedits and/or proofreads all written communications for usage and grammar.
•Communicates all edits and comments effectively to colleagues.
•Maintains Humana's communications style guide.
•Helps ensure awareness and educate fellow team members and some clients on style guidelines and editorial standards.
•Serves as liaison to the legal department to keep an updated list of all Humana's registered and service marked trade names.
•Maintains thorough knowledge of all Humana's product lines, business channel communications needs, and major legal and compliance guidelines.
•Understands the demands of colleagues across different disciplines—design, account management, traffic, product, and electronic communications—and finds innovative ways to support their needs.
•Serves as an effective and valued member of a team.
Job Requirements:
•Bachelor's degree, preferably with concentration in English, journalism, communications, or equivalent work experience.
•Minimum 3-5 years experience as a copyeditor/proofreader in a high-volume communications department or advertising agency.
•Excellent editing, proofreading, and organizational skills.
•Proven ability to work well under pressure, meet deadlines, and manage a high volume of work simultaneously; ability to function with a considerable degree of independence.
•Excellent command of English grammar and Associated Press style rules.
•Strong communications skills a must.