Proof Reader

Location
Bethesda, MD
Posted
Oct 25, 2021
Closes
Nov 01, 2021
Ref
229909202110
Industry
Other
Hours
Full Time
Proof Reader Job Summary:

Sparks Group is looking for a Proof Reader to join a national retailer headquartered in Bethesda, MD on a contract basis. The role requires a talent for working in a close-knit environment, interfacing and working with operations and creative, making this position a great opportunity to learn many aspects of the business while putting your skills to work. We want to talk to you if: 1) You have a zealous attention to detail and can thrive in a deadline driven environment. 2) You have hands-on knowledge of multi-channel delivery (print, online, mobile and email). Retail advertising experience is a strong plus. 3) The misuse of there, their and they're makes your skin crawl.

Proof Reader Responsibilities:
  • Proofreading and QC for all advertising and marketing materials, including FSI, ROP, direct mail and email, for complete accuracy in pricing, copy, product photography, promotions and legal restrictions.
  • Ability to prep files for final delivery to external vendors.
  • Able to multi-task at a high level, with the ability to juggle a variety of projects, and adjust for spur-of-the-moment requests.
  • Develop and maintain a positive and comprehensive relationship with all team members, including but not limited to peers in advertising, marketing and the merchandising departments.

Proof Reader Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree in English, Communications, marketing or related field with 1-2 years of experience.
  • Strong knowledge of marketing/advertising workflows, processes and systems.
  • Proficient in MS Office and Adobe Creative Suite—especially Excel and InDesign.
  • 1-2 years proofreading or copy editing experience within a high volume advertising or communications agency, or 1-2 years related experience in retail advertising production.
  • Ability to use proofing marks and familiarity with different types of proofing styles.
  • You thrive in a highly deadline-driven environment and works with a sense of urgency, accuracy and precision, but you don't mind sitting and focusing for long stretches of time.
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Must be a confident, self-directed team player with strong relationship building skills.

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Qualified candidates should send their resume AND call Sparks Group for additional details. Please note, resume must include a valid email address in order to be considered. We look forward to discussing your background, your current job search, and your potential career path with Sparks Group!

Sparks Group is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, pregnancy, citizenship, family status, genetic information, disability, or protect veteran status.

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