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Proofreader
Ref No.: 18-34734
Location: Rockville, Maryland
Start Date / End Date: 08/13/2018 to 03/06/2019
Job Summary:
 
Company: Artech Information Systems LLC
 
Job Title: Proofreader
Location: Rockville, MD, 20852
Job Reference Code: 18-34734
 
JOB DESCRIPTION:
Reviews all print and web material created by in-house agency to ensure it meets the highest editorial and quality assurance 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 Kaiser Permanente voice and brand positioning.
  • Ensures all copy is consistent, accurate, and adheres to Kaiser Permanente style standards.
  • Copyedits and/or proofreads all written communications for usage and grammar.
  • Identify grammar, style, and voice issues in materials, and recommend solutions for rewriting copy.
  • Reviews materials for quality assurance, comparing versions to ensuring all annotations/edits have been captured.
  • Communicates all edits and comments clearly and effectively to colleagues.
  • Helps maintain Kaiser Permanente MAS Editorial style guide.
  • Performs light copywriting duties as needed.
  • Builds and maintains thorough knowledge of all Kaiser Permanente 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 the Creative + Editorial Services 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, and a strong attention to detail.
  • 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
  • In-depth experience using Microsoft Word (proficiency using Track Changes feature) and Adobe Acrobat (proficiency using comment tools)
  • Solid understanding of the difference between proofing print materials and web content
  • Strong communications skills a must
 
Smita Singh
Deputy Manager – Core


Artech Information Systems LLC
360 Mt. Kemble Avenue, Suite 2000 | Morristown, NJ 07960
Office: 973.967.3403 | Fax: 973.998.2599
Email: Smita.Singh@artechinfo.com | Website: www.artechinfo.com

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