• Permanent / Full Time
  • New York
  • Salary: $40,000 - $48,000

My client is looking for a strong Senior Editor/Proofreader to join their team.

Location: Remote

Salary: $40-$48K + benefits

Start: Within 2 weeks

Job responsibilities:

  • Edit business plans and other deliverables for sentence structure, paragraph structure, and other similar corrections that require the full scope of the editing process
  • Proofread business plans and other deliverables for typos, misspellings, grammar and punctuation errors, and other similar polishing corrections
  • Provide insight to the Writers if there seems to be a lack of logic, a discrepancy in the thought process in the documents, or a deviation from the company’s established writing style
  • Manage own time, team members’ time, all editing and communication processes, and the department’s and company’s changing needs as to provide high quality and timely work
  • Grade the quality of the deliverables and complete reports, as per the company’s policies
  • Help writers continuously improve their written English by providing support to the company’s training process, as well as instructional comments, advice, guidelines in each deliverable, and an overall feedback on the work done

Candidate profile:

  • World class English language skills, including the feel for text written by a native vs. a non-native writer
  • Interest in the business and the practical side of the English language
  • Advanced Microsoft Word skills, a large majority of the deliverables are prepared in it
  • Good Microsoft Excel skills, mostly data entry and simple formulas and tables for tracking and reporting purposes
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Bachelor’s degree or a higher degree level in English language
  • As much experience in editing and proofreading, and particularly of business documents, is preferred
  • Ability to multitask between highly detail-oriented operational tasks and managerial tasks
  • Ability to handle tight editing deadlines in a fast-paced environment

Work Conditions: 

  • Full-time job
  • Office work
  • Flexible work hours
  • Expected initial duties breakdown: 80% operational, 20% managerial
  • Timely and organized performance reviews
  • Training on the company’s guidelines and policies

To apply for this job email your details to Doug.Viney@benjamindouglas.com