Legal Proofreader

R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company - Phoenix, AZ

Full-time
Available Shift:
M-W and SA-SU

11:00 pm to 7:30 am

We are seeking a dynamic professional to join a team of word processing and proofreading staff located in our Phoenix, Arizona service center. As a Proofreader, you will provide real-time assistance to clients in support of their time sensitive project requests on your designated shift. You will work together with a team of individuals across multiple locations and shifts in an effort to provide the highest level of customer service and quality. This is a challenging and rewarding position within our organization supporting a prestigious international law firm.

Responsibilities:
Proofread complex legal documents for proper firm style, consistency, spelling, diction, syntax, punctuation and grammar using proper citation protocols (The Chicago Manual of Style, The Bluebook and California Style Manual)

Review converted documents against originals to ensure an accurate conversion

Complete full read/word-for-word proofreading of client submitted materials

Perform cross reference check, define term checks and review Table of Authorities as requested

Check corrected proof against prior copy to ensure all corrections were made accurately

Conduct separate checks for format, text accuracy and statistical data

Ensure that content of document is accurate, clear and complete and that the material is organized logically

Advanced knowledge of standard proofreading marks

Follow established policies and procedures at all times

Perform additional duties as assigned

SHIFT HOURS: Sat-Wed: 11pm-7:30am or Sun -Thu: 11pm-7:30am

RRD is an EEO/AA including Vets and Disabled Employer

Required Skills

Bachelor’s degree in English or related field or equivalent work experience.

Working Knowledge of legal terminology.

Strong written and verbal communication skills, including expert level knowledge of the English language, grammar, spelling and punctuation.

Intermediate knowledge in Microsoft Office Suite and other core applications.

Proven ability to work through complex legal document markups and instructions in a timely manner to meet strict deadlines.

Ability to prioritize various requests and deadlines simultaneously.

Exceptional attention to detail.

Ability to interact with client and team members in a professional and respectful manner at all times.