Proofreader Editor

Adecco’s Specialty Recruitment team is seeking motivated Editor/ Proofreader candidates for their premier client in Princeton, NJ, whose passion is bringing innovative educational solutions to people worldwide. If you meet the qualifications listed below, please Apply Now!

Location- Princeton, New Jersey

Duration- 6 months +contract

This is 40 hr./ week onsite position.

Editor/proofreader will be responsible for correcting copy using in-house style guides to produce error-free work. Editor will review text to ensure that all text is error free.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide comprehensive editing, consultation, and resource services for test items and test-related materials.
  • Identify and correct grammar, punctuation, style, and usage errors in all materials assigned.
  • Ensure consistency of style, accuracy of content, and deliver the highest overall editorial quality.
  • Act as the primary resource for assessment specialists and other staff on matters of grammar, style, syntax, content, and fairness.
  • Organize, track, and schedule workload to meet delivery dates and budget requirements

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Exceptional grammar and editing skills: thorough knowledge of current standards of English grammar, usage, and research methods--including Internet searches.
  • Ability to read and edit in a foreign language, preferably Spanish is highly desirable
  • Ability to work independently in a highly focused manner and remain engaged.
  • Ability to work comfortably with complex and difficult testing materials.
  • Ability to adapt readily and successfully to changes in the work environment.
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills. Well-developed communications skills, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to maintain a high level of productivity and to work with ease under deadline pressure.
  • Proficiency in the use of MS Office Suite. Ability to quickly become adept at new computer systems.

Education

  • A Bachelor’s degree in English, Journalism, or a closely related field is required.
  • 2 to 5 years of editorial experience is preferred.
  • Deep familiarity with the Chicago Manual of Style, 17th ed., highly desirable.

Adecco offers one of the most comprehensive benefits package in the industry to contract workers.

Apply Now if you are interested in this position. If you have any questions, you may call Minal Kapadia at 609-734-5032 for immediate consideration.


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