Proofreader

Mounds View, MN

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Hybrid

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Contract

|Job ID 67385|Posted Jul 8, 2024
JOB DESCRIPTION
*background check required

Proofread marketing communications documents. Make sure all communications are free of typos and grammatical errors and follow style guide for trademark and reference style recommendations. May contribute to headline generation, copy recommendations (less than 5% of time).

Team Involvement: Responsible for being an active and supportive team member. Consistently attends team meetings as a positive and active contributor. Supports the needs of the entire team and the individual team members. Shares information that is necessary for others to succeed on the team. Shows personal respect and courtesy for others.

Time Management: Responsible for chargeback goals equal to 85% of total yearly working hours. Responsible as a team member for the overall profitability of the team, including mistakes, rework, or other errors that are charged back to the department and affect the bottom line.

Job Requirements

Education/Experience
  • Minimum 4-year degree in communications or 3 to 4 years equivalent experience
  • Preference - 2 years of proofreading/editing experience (medical field preferred)
Skill Competencies
  • Proofing and editing medical content
  • Strong client relations
  • Excellent planning, prioritization, and coordination skills
  • Well-organized, capable of meeting deadlines
  • Knowledge of and ability to use Macintosh software
  • Capable of problem solving and working under pressure

Interpersonal Competencies
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Able to work well in a team environment
  • Ability to communicate effectively and educate others
  • Demonstrates initiative and teamwork
  • Is resourceful and responsive
  • Responds well to input from team members
Preferences (not required)
  • In-house graphics industry experience helpful

Horizontal is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We seek to provide employment opportunities to talented, qualified candidates regardless of race, color, sex/gender including gender identity and/or expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under federal, state or local law.

In addition, Horizontal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need to request a reasonable accommodation in order to complete the application or interview process, please contact us.

All applicants applying must be legally authorized to work in the country of employment.