Proof Reader

Recruiter
Galaxy Personnel
Location
CB22 4FZ
Salary
£11 - £12/hour
Posted
11 Jun 2017
Closes
11 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time
Due to continued growth, my clients in Whittlesford Cambridge require a Proof Reader to join their Studio Team.
A demanding but satisfying role there is some flexibility around working hours. The role is based at either Whittlesford or Papworth Everard near Cambridge.

The work is varied and so if you enjoy working in a fast paced environment, being part of a team and have accurate and excellent time management skills, then this is a great opportunity to develop your career.
The roles is 37.5 hour working week Monday to Friday, but with flexibility in the working hours.

What we give

My client will offer you the support and encouragement you need to grow, from people who share your ambition. We'll invest in your professional development to help you learn and progress in your role with us. You'll find leaders who give you the freedom to explore new things and a team where knowledge is shared openly.
You’ll ensure that a high level of Quality Assurance work is produced, working on both confidential and non-confidential materials. You will provide proofs to zero tolerance levels at all times.

Working to a specific in-house style and working with the Studio Manager you’ll identify and implement immediate and effective solutions to issues and ensure that any performance issues does not affect the service level agreements in place with the client. Working through and maintaining processes and procedures within the in-house confidential print facility, you’ll adhere to all ISO and BS accreditations and associated legislative requirements.
Having a ‘hands-on’ approach to your work load you’ll address conflicting priorities and will be able to react quickly, effectively and consistently in regards to Quality Assurance.

The ability to work to ISO 9001 Processes and proof correction in accordance with BS 5261C:2005.
Please note: This proof reading role is production proof reading, not editorial.

What we ask

We need people who can achieve the exceptional by working collaboratively, who have the courage to risk new ways of doing things and the ability to see the world the way their customers see it. We're looking for creative problem-solvers like you, someone who can ensure my client stays ahead in an ever-changing world.

Skills Required

You’ll be an experienced proof reader and possess excellent copy editing skills and can produce proof reading marks that can be followed by Typesetters.

You’ll also ensure that first sets and revisions are thoroughly checked for content in accordance with the instructions provided by the business streams. Becoming familiar with the internal business units house style guidelines, you’ll work towards these with great consistency.

You’ll have comprehensive practical knowledge of marks for copy prep & proof correction in accordance with BS 5261C:2005 and have excellent inter-personnel experience.

Being highly organized and able to work in an environment of conflicting priorities, reliable and responsible attitude.
Will have a good understanding of typesetting technologies
You will need
With excellent problem solving skills, you’ll have equally good time-management and organisational skills. With personal drive, you’ll seek ways of producing accurate work, with consistency.

Being flexible and adaptive as required and possessing good innovative skills