Proofreader at TCS Education System

Location: Remote, US
| Part-time
TCS Education System

Proofreader

  • Remote
  • Part time
  • R0007659

Job Description:

Reporting directly to the Senior Director of Marketing and Public Relations, the Proofreader is a key player in the execution of performance-driven content of all kindsemail, social media, advertising campaigns, collateral, blogs, magazines, executive presentations, faculty-contributed content, case studies, landing pages, press releases, internal communications, and more.

The ideal candidate must be proficient in basic and advanced grammar rules and understand how they are used within our style guides. They are meticulous in reviewing copy, noting errors such as punctuation, spelling, and word usage, and knows how to check statements for accuracy or compliance. They must communicate effectively with the writers and other staff to ensure documents meet all organizational guidelines.

They will be flexible, innovative, and creative in their approach to problem solving editorial challenges. They must come to work with a positive attitude and be a really collaborative partner in the editing process. They will possess initiative and good judgment and will be conscientious and trustworthy.

*This is a temporary opportunity with the projected need for up to 6 months and 25-30 hours per week.

Position responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Review documents for grammar, spelling, and AP style
  • Fact-check dates and other statements for accuracy
  • Confirm all submitted writing is original
  • Ensure text meets tone and character count outlined by organizational policies
  • Make corrections and suggest edits to the document
  • Meet proofreading deadlines

Position Requirements:

  • Highly meticulous
  • Detail and deadline oriented
  • Expert understanding of AP style and ability to learn TCS style
  • Fact-checking and research expertise

Position Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or greater in journalism, communications, marketing, or related concentration.
  • Minimum 3-5 years of editing experience.
  • Proficient in proofreading multiple kinds of writing: feature stories, profiles, blogs, news articles, white papers, emails, social media campaigns, press releases, ad copy, marketing collateral, etc.
  • Must have solid proficiency with MS Office software particularly Excel and PowerPoint; proficiency with design software such as Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, InDesign, etc.) a plus.

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to perform sedentary work.
  • Ability to operate office equipment including computer, printers, and phone.

Please note: For the protection of faculty, staff, students and all who enter our facilities, TCS Education System has made the decision to require COVID-19 vaccination for all employees, unless granted medical or religious exemption, as a condition of employment.

TCS Education System offers a generous compensation and benefits package, as well as the opportunity to work for a leader in the field of education. Some of our key benefits include: generous paid time-off, medical and dental coverage, company-paid life and disability insurance, retirement plan with employer contribution, multiple flexible spending accounts (FSA), tuition reimbursement, professional development, and regular employee appreciation events.

TCS Education System is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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