Markham, Ontario, Canada
3d ago

Telling rich and engaging stories through beautifully crafted pieces of content is a must for any brand wanting to stay ahead of the pack.

Our client, Atlantica Content Studios in Markham, ON , is seeking a Copywriter / Proofreader to join their team for a 6-month contract.

In this role, you would be responsible for the quality of copy (formatting, style, accuracy, grammar, spelling, layout) for different retail materials, as well as :

  • Writing and modifying copy according to client style and standards; review work and be accountable for accuracy and fact-checking
  • Edit and proofread copy for accurate spelling, sentence structure and grammar
  • Become knowledgeable of client style guides, language and grammar regulations
  • Ensure copy reflects proper grammar, syntax and spelling; mark-up proofs using standardized proofreading symbols to clearly identify any inaccuracies noted
  • Perform final quality check before materials are released
  • Proofread and mark-up changes in Word, Acrobat or other soft proofing software or hard copies
  • Work closely with production managers, designers, writers and production artists to clarify suggested changes, either verbally or in writing
  • Ensure copy and photos accurately correspond
  • Ensure adherence to company Policies and Procedures, including Health and Safety
  • And of course ..other duties as assigned .
  • This role requires effective interpersonal skills and a strong command of the English language in order to communicate effectively with others both in writing and verbally.

    To be successful in this role, you will have strong organizational skills, high attention to detail, ability to set priorities to work independently and possess :

  • Bachelor’s degree or diploma in Journalism, Communications, English studies, or related field of work experience
  • Minimum of 3 years proofreading / writing experience in a fast-paced environment
  • Impeccable spelling, grammar, sentence structure and knowledge of style
  • Experience with digital proofreading applications an asset
  • Accurate typography knowledge, with an excellent memory
  • Ability to self-motivate and problem-solve; organized with ability to stay focused and calm under pressure
  • Service-oriented with business acumen and maturity
  • Competency in MS Office Suite and Acrobat
  • Hours : Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm.

    Location : Markham, ON Hwy 407 and 404 area.

    This position is a 6-month contract that will grant you the opportunity to work in a fast-paced environment with a professional team, and a progressive company.

  • Interested applicants may forward a copy of their resume and salary expectations to hr . We thank all applicants for applying;
  • however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. No agencies or telephone calls please. The company is an equal opportunity employer. ead of the

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