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Job Description
Job Title Proofreader
Location Reston,  VA
Other Location
Description JOB SUMMARY

The Corporate Marketing Services Proofreader is responsible for proofreading spelling, grammar, style, content, layout, and color accuracy of all Learning Tree International worldwide marketing materials. This includes all major mailing components and corporate-generated marketing/sales support and collateral materials.
 
RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Proofread at all stages of production from first proof through to color matchprints and blueline proofs, as well as online media, for accurate production and presentation of all content modifications, revisions, updates or new copy for worldwide brochure and catalog outline pages, sales pages, covers, cover letters, BRCs, flyers, sales and collateral pieces, and website content. During proofreading, check for American English grammar, punctuation and usage as needed. Check adaptations for Anglicized English, and French, and Swedish languages, including punctuation, consistent usage of terms, format, capitalization, and style.
  • Coordinate proofreading schedules and priorities of materials to be proofed with Corporate Marketing Services production staff, production managers, project managers, Product Marketing and the e-Marketing department staff,
  • Perform quality checks on laser-printed originals, color proofs, TIFFIT/proofs and blueline proofs for accuracy of input, including text, graphic elements and style.
  • Follow Learning Tree International editorial policies, which include the Chicago Manual Style Guide, Proofreading Resources database, Terms and Trademarks database, and other proofreading guidelines.
  • Assist in the maintenance of the Learning Tree Style Guide database to form the basis of internal departmental policies, rules, style guidelines, and do’s and don’ts that apply to all worldwide Corporate Marketing Services-produced materials.
  • Answer questions from staff members on editorial issues.
  • Perform special marketing and research projects as assigned.
  • Perform all assigned projects within or under budget, to the highest quality possible, meeting milestones on time.
 
Qualifications and Skills:
  • Must possess a BA in journalism, English, humanities, social sciences, or a related field.
  • Must have a minimum of three years of proofreading and editing experience, preferably with technical material in a publishing environment.
  • Knowledge of, and experience with, typography and graphic design preferred.
  • Knowledge of Macintosh-based electronic publishing desired.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required.
  • Experience and good computer skills are desirable, especially with word processing programs such as Microsoft Word for Windows, databases, and Lotus Notes.

Working at Learning Tree

We offer an attractive benefits package that includes a PPO medical plan, dental, vision, disability and life insurance. We have a match on the 401k plan, PTO, on-going training, education reimbursement and a business casual dress code. We are a great place to work!

 
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