US National – Telecommute
Title: Proofreader, Architecture & Engineering
Location: Remote/Nationwide Remote/Nationwide USA
Proofread, research, and fact-check content to PPI standards, ensuring editorial accuracy, consistency, style, and quality.
Review output against inputs and/or reference works to ensure completeness.
Read content for accuracy, clarity, and sense, noting possible deviations.
Compare files to ensure most recent version contains all specified changes.
Accurately interpret, incorporate, and mark author/SME changes.
Diplomatically and effectively communicate with project collaborators.
Meet established deadlines.
Education & Experience:
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in math, science, or engineering preferred. 3 years minimum experience in professional proofreading, preferably in educational, scientific, or technical subjects.
Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Adobe Acrobat
Demonstrated ability to accurately and thoroughly proofread on deadline
Demonstrated ability to modulate depth of proofread to scope of work desired
In-depth knowledge of The Chicago Manual of Style
Experience in using detailed style guides and proofing checklists
Ability to juggle competing deadlines and to handle a large volume of work quickly and accurately
Ability to make continuous improvements with feedback
Working knowledge of print, electronic, and online publishing
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Effective collaboration skills
Excel Skills preferred
Editing , Proofreading , News & Journalism , Publishing