Position Copy Editor
Location Irving
Starts April
Duration 6 Months+
Status Freelance
Rate $29/hour
Our client, an advertising agency in Irving needs a Copy Editor with strong proofreading skills for a long term assignment. This is an ONSITE, 40 hour per week, freelance assignment beginning in April for at least 6 months!

The ideal candidate has at least 2+ years of Copy Editing or Proofreading experience with experience working in an advertising agency preferred.

Must have strong knowledge of AP Style, Chicago Manual of Style and proofreaders' marks. Must work quickly and accurately under tight deadlines. Experience working with MS Word and PowerPoint, Basecamp and Adobe Acrobat, including mark-up, editing, distributing of electronic documents within each program, is required.

Responsibilities include:
- checking for grammar, punctuation, usage, capitalization, style, layout, format, inconsistencies and fact checks
- checking against backup (creative, reference)
- double checking size and specs
- checking legal and that all trademarks and all copyrights are correct and up to date
- checks that all phone numbers and URLs are accurate and functioning
- maintains a library of up to date client brands, brand standards

Submit resume (and samples if applicable) to: Dallas6@jobalert.creativecircle.com