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Job Type: Interim (W-2)
Location: Mclean, Virginia
Posted: 5/22/2019

Our client in Tyson's is seeking a part-time Copy Editor to assist in editing and proofreading all internal/external marketing communications, as well as provide additional copywriting help as needed.

The ideal candidate must have an eye for detail, experience with editing/writing in a business setting and the ability to work both on your own and as part of a team. Previous experience working in marketing preferred. Position will be 20-30 hours week, for three months. 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Proofread/edit internal and external communications for accuracy, spelling, punctuation and grammar
  • Act as the last line of defense for fact-checking on all pieces
  • Work with content developed in multiple mediums, including print, web, mobile and video
  • Adhere to brand guidelines and maintain consistency across various campaigns/mediums
  • Follow and maintain current proofreading/quality assurance procedures
  • Collaborate with designers/account executives to ensure the quality of the work
  • Assist with copywriting requests as needed

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum of 3 years of proofreading/editing experience in a professional environment
  • A 4-year degree, preferably in English, Writing or Communications
  • Experience with creative/marketing content preferred
  • Advanced competency with MS Office and Adobe Acrobat
  • Familiarity with one or more of the major style guides (APA, MLA or Chicago Manual of Style)
  • Ability to maintain high-quality work under pressure and meet fast-paced deadlines
  • Must be able to work 2-3 days a week (MWF) onsite

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