August 29, 2016
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FCB - Chicago, IL

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  • Company
  • Location
    Chicago, IL
  • Job Type
  • Job Classification
    Full Time
  • Experience
    Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
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Job Description

The proofreader is in charge of making sure that the text of any product that involves writing is free of any errors, which involves correcting grammatical and spelling errors, with expected copy editing fixing tone and intent.

Proofreaders are expected to fact-check as well, making sure that everything in the text is accurate and true, using Chicago Manual of Style, The Elements of Style an the AP Stylebook.

Must have exceptional grasp of English language

Impeccable spelling, grammar and knowledge of style

Exceptional attention to detail, organizational and time management skills

Outstanding proofreading skills

Self-directed, motivated and require little direction

Able to work in a fast-paced, hectic environment

Ability to meet deadlines while juggling multiple projects

Highly flexible, open and able to adapt to change

Project FCBs image by being genuine, friendly, caring and take pride in your work

Strong ethics and ability to maintain confidentiality

Willing to constantly improve

Ability to multi-task in high-pressure situations

Proven customer service skills and ability to deal effectively with all situations

Manages role with finesse and diplomacy with an understanding of changing priorities, sense of urgency, execution of results and support for the team

Demonstrates excellent communication ability using strong listening skills and logical, systematic approach to assimilating and sharing information in all areas