Associate Proofreader/Editor



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Associate Proofreader/Editor
Chicago Illinois
Chicago, IL

closerlook’s Associate Proofreader/Editor electronically reviews interactive, video, web media and print materials to maintain quality and effectiveness. In addition to proofreading for common spelling, typographical and grammar errors, the Associate Proofreader/Editor checks for consistency of structure and style throughout a piece, adhering to a style guide as necessary. Additionally, this position will perform editorial reviews of content for voice, consistency and fulfillment of project goals. The Associate Proofreader/Editor works with Copywriters, Designers and Project Managers to implement necessary changes and confirms that changes have been made, according to the closerlook proofreading process.


  • Electronically proofreads digital content for common spelling, typographical and grammar errors, checking for consistency of structure and style throughout. 
  • Copyedits digital content for audience, consistency, accuracy, client feedback and project goals. 
  • Demonstrates meticulous attention to detail as a Proofreader and Copyeditor. 
  • Demonstrates a strong commitment to delivering high-quality work. 
  • Quickly develops an understanding of a piece’s purpose and context and proofreads it accordingly. 
  • Applies client style guides to individual pieces with care and precision. 
  • Participates fully in following closerlook’s proofreading process and assists in evolving that process as necessary. 
  • Communicates actively with the project team to keep deliverables on track and on schedule. 
  • Contributes to the enforcement and evolution of writing-competency best practices at closerlook. 
  • 75% of this role will be devoted to proofreading, with 25% devoted to copyediting.


  • Is a graduate of a college or a university with a degree in English, journalism, communications or a related field. 
  • Has demonstrable mastery of English-language style and mechanics. 
  • Has at least two years of experience as a Proofreader and/or Copyeditor in a professional setting at a publishing company or agency. 
  • Has experience in electronic proofreading of digital content. 
  • Experience in digital pharmaceutical or healthcare marketing is preferred. 
  • A working knowledge of the American Medical Association Manual of Style and the Chicago Manual of Style is preferred. 
  • Good written and verbal communication skills. 
  • Ability to work in numerous brand styles. 
  • Ability to take ownership for work and demonstrate follow-through. 
  • Ability to move comfortably between varied deliverables. 
  • Flexibility; ability to adapt to changing timelines. 
  • Is a self-starter who can quickly get up to speed on project details through research and collaboration. 
  • Can easily manage a large volume of content while maintaining quality work. 
  • An understanding of medical terminology is a plus.

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