Proofreader

Michaels - Irving, TX (30+ days ago)3.7


Job Description:
Under general supervision, the Proofreader is
responsible for the accuracy of the content and
registered trademark of the Michaels brand for all
collateral pieces. This position supports multiple
client projects. Oral and written communication skills
along with a solid command of the English Language
including style, spelling/grammar, punctuation, tone and
voice are mandatory. This position requires a highly
motivated flexible individual.
  • Coordinate and validate multi-channel accuracy of
all materials with Graphic Designers, Project
Designers, Ad Specialists, Category Management and
other internal partners. Materials include copy
decks, final circular layouts, signage, direct mail,
social media, magazine and other collateral
materials.
  • Thoroughly examine all documents for text variance,
style and deviations for the Michaels style as well
as compliant with all legal requirements. Ensures
that Canadian materials are compliant with Canadian
regulations.
  • Review documents of both standard and moderately
technical nature for grammatical, mathematical,
typographical and compositional errors. Help
establish and maintain Michaels branding rules by
keeping the style guide up-to-date and distribution.
  • Write, edit, maintain, distribute and verify legal
copy and disclaimers with Legal, outside Agency
partners, Marketing and internal buying units.
  • Verify, validate and communicate pricing grid
structure and errors to ad team and agency partners.

Job Requirements:
Category
Applicable Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

Minimum level of formal education:
B.A. degree or equivalent experience

Area of study:Special certification or technical skills:
Knowledge of proofing marks, processes and procedures,

Minimum years experience required:
2 years

Type of experience the job requires:
Experienced proofreader, editor and writer

Other:
  • Strong work ethic with an expertise in proofing
skills for print
  • Able to juggle multiple projects while meeting
demanding deadlines, projecting a positive attitude
  • Ability to be flexible, nimble and dynamic in
practice
  • Question inconsistencies in copy style, tone and
grammar