Proofreader- CRAFT Boston (4726-094)

McCann-Erickson WorldGroup Framingham, MA

The proofreader is responsible for quality checking ALL materials to ensure spelling, grammatical and punctuation quality standards; adherence to brand guidelines; and ensuring that error-free work is delivered to clients and releases.

Most importantly, we ask that the Proofreader, along with all of our team members, hold themselves accountable and inspire and empower others to perform at their best by living up to one simple commitment:

Be the best version of you every day.


* Responsible for checking ALL materials for correct spelling, grammar, punctuation and consistency.

* Ensure style and branding guidelines are adhered to.

* Proactive in questioning the slightest detail that could potentially be misunderstood by the consumer audience.

* Verify all necessary information and legal disclaimers are present.

* Has concern for clients' ad content and seeks to understand the message behind the verbiage. Questions anything that may not be clear or apparent to the intended consumer.

* Must be a good communicator, well read and able to handle complexity comfortably.

* Able to analyze the work, break it down, and recommend a course of action that is fully substantiated and documented.

* Prioritize/manage workflow, identify potential capacity issues, and determine strategies and solutions.

* Identify and resolve inefficiencies.

* Needs to be mindful of both people and process, keeping broader business goals in mind.

* Able to proofread both print and online digital ads and annotate proofreading comments.

* Work within ManagePlus (WIP) system.

* Use Approvals Plus (ProofHQ) for reading and annotating work when appropriate.

* Must be cognizant that there is no room for error in the final released copy in an ad.

* Must be able to work flexible hours.

* Must work well as part of a team but must also be able to work independently.


At CRAFT Worldwide, we've been fortunate enough to assemble a team of the industry's best craftspeople, each with a rich and robust background in advertising, adaptation and production. Over 1,000 employees in 120 countries and 25 markets make up this talented network with specialty in global broadcast/video production, print production, digital production and global translation.

Within the CRAFT network, our CRAFT Boston agency is unique — our team includes passionate, experienced creatives and production talent. We love a strategic challenge. We are problem solvers, collaborators, and incredibly good people. We work hard, fast and smart to produce well-crafted work for our clients. To make it all happen we live by this simple commitment: Be the best version of you every day.

CRAFT Boston is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We recruit qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, ethnic or national origin, protected veteran status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or citizenship status.

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Required Skills

* Minimum 5+ years' experience in advertising/marketing as a proofreader.

* Bachelor's degree

* Accuracy is vitally important; detail oriented a must.

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

* Must have strong work ethic and organizational skills and the ability to work efficiently within designated timelines.

* Ability to work in a fast-paced environment while still maintaining a positive attitude and a professional composure.

NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.