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Editorial freelancers needed in our York office

Calling all grammar police; spot the five errors in this job ad and you’ve past the first stage of the interview…

Are you looking for work to fit around your studies? Do you know your nouns from your pronouns? Do you understand the correct usage of semicolons? We’re after part-time, freelance proofreaders to support our editorial team on our portfolio of UK and international brands, including HSBC, Direct Line Group and Aviva. In exchange for your time, diligence and pedantry, we offer £10 per hour, flexible work, free fruit and occasional cake.

Requirements:

  • A high-level of concentration, accuracy and attention to detail
  • Reliability
  • Excellent command of the English language
  • Ability to adapt to different brand guidelines
  • At the time of starting their employment the successful candidate must have permission to work in the UK

 

The role:

  • Rigorously checking the accuracy and consistency of content, language and design in a variety of documents
  • Ensuring perfect spelling, punctuation/grammar and stylistic adherence to brand guidelines
  • Sense-checking the flow of documents to ensure they tell a coherent and compelling story that works for the intended audience
  • Reviewing the visual details of documents, including its layout, alinement, text, colours, fonts and imagery, to ensure design meets the the highest specifications

 

To apply, please read the privacy statement here and send your CV and an overview of your availability to recruitment@karianandbox.com