Creative Editor / Proof-reader

Kent, West Malling
£22000 - £27000 per annum + Bens
12 Jul 2018
09 Aug 2018
Nicola Roberts
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time
Creative Editor / Proof-reader

A leading online-based company in West Malling Kent has an excellent opportunity for a Creative Editor / Proof-reader. They are seeking to recruit a graduate with preferably a business related degree (2.1 and above) to join the team in this new and challenging role. The primary duties of the position are to help edit and check professional writers work before it is submitted to clients.

Duties to include:
*Working closely with the creative team checking content and adding feedback on creative ideas and projects.
*Proofreading documentation
*Checking the quality of all completed work
*Matching clients initial orders to the final product
*Editing documentation - making corrections and amendments
*Make critical assessments of documents
*Analysing documents ensuring all content is relevant and correct
*Checking all documents and ensuring there is no plagiarism using in-house software
*Liaising with external sources and requesting changes to documents
*Ensuring the highest level of work presentation
*Have full control of the completion of work and monitor deadlines
*Liaise with colleagues in regards to clients and researchers
*Liaising with writers to request amendments to improve the quality of work in order to achieve customer satisfaction
*Reviewing orders, and the quality of work, when a problem arises
*Negotiating with clients and researchers to resolve disputes
*Writing complaint reports, providing solutions and recommendations

The successful applicant will:
*Be educated to degree level in Mathematics, Statistics or Finance
*Have an A or A* grade in GCSE English or equivalent
*A teaching or tutoring degree would also be advantageous
*Have excellent PC skills
*Have an excellent eye for detail
*Be able to handle pressure and work at a fast pace ensuring the highest quality of work
*Have excellent written, and all round communication skills
*Be a team player, dedicated and articulate
*Have fantastic time and work management skills
*Previous experience in academic or commercial documentation quality checking is desirable
*Previous copywriting / editing experience will be a distinct advantage

Working hours are Monday - Thursday, then either Saturday or Sunday 10am - 6pm.

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