COPY EDITING + PROOFREADING

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 13 years of experience editing for advertising, marketing, branding and production companies

  • Meticulous attention to detail under tight deadlines

  • Ensures accuracy and quality of content 

  • Corrects spelling, usage and grammatical errors

  • Confirms client changes were implemented

  • Ensures content meets brand standards and editorial style guidelines

  • Reviews digital files in all formats

  • Checks for consistency in design, calling out inconsistencies in fonts, logos, alignment, etc.

  • Checks registration marks, trademarks and copyrights and confirms their correct usage

  • Fact-checks and proactively questions anything that is unclear or could be misunderstood

  • Creates editorial style guidelines to ensure consistency across brands and accounts

  • Expert knowledge of English grammar and punctuation

  • Reviews award submissions, blogs, brand books, brochures, catalogs, copy decks, creative briefs, emails, landing pages, newsletters, pitch decks, playbooks, press releases, print, product inserts, product packaging, RFIs, RFPs, scripts, SOWs, style guides, transcripts, videos, websites, white papers

  • Skills also include Adobe Creative Suite (Acrobat, InDesign, Photoshop), Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), advanced formatting skills in Word and working knowledge of Asana, Basecamp, SharePoint and Mailchimp