Editor/Proofreader

Editor/Proofreader

If you have at least five years of agency or client-side experience in editing and proofreading for both advertising and long-format writing, we’d like to chat with you about joining our award-winning team as an editor/proofreader.

THE DETAILS

The successful candidate will be detail-oriented, curious, collaborative, and comfortable rolling up their sleeves and jumping into a fast-paced environment, working with a variety of clients ranging from health care to tractors to consumer products.

Job Responsibilities & Requirements

  • Review all agency output for appropriate language, style, punctuation and grammar; this may include videos, social posts, websites, print ads, sales collateral, presentations and more
  • Confirm content is accurate according to client-supplied materials, which can include names, titles, phone numbers, URLs and appropriate use of copyright/trademark symbols
  • While the agency uses Associated Press (AP) Style for most work, confirm client style preferences that may be different
  • Write articles, case studies, blogs and social posts, with the opportunity to broaden your creative skills into a larger copywriting role in the future, if you desire
  • Collaborate with account managers, project managers and creative team to prioritize and meet deadlines
  • Be proficient with Microsoft Office and Google Workspace
  • Must be organized and detail-oriented
  • Have at least five years of experience in an advertising agency or client-side environment
  • Must be legally able to work in the United States without visa sponsorship

THE INTERVIEW PROCESS

  • All interviews will be conducted via video with a variety of team members
  • Finalists for this position will be asked to take a proofreading test, using AP Style

PERKS and BENEFITS

  1. Health insurance, with employer contribution that pays up to 100% of the employee costs through Cigna. Family coverage is also available.
  2. Flexible health care spending account or health savings account for qualified health plans
  3. Paid maternity and paternity leave
  4. Childcare spending account for pre-tax savings
  5. Available dental insurance through Cigna
  6. Available vision insurance through Cigna and the EyeMed network
  7. Available pet insurance
  8. Employer-paid life insurance policy through New York Life
  9. Employer-paid long-term disability insurance
  10. Employee Assistance Program
  11. Additional supplemental insurance through Colonial Life (short-term disability, cancer care, etc.)
  12. 401(k) with employer match after one year of employment
  13. Generous vacation time, sick leave and personal time off
  14. Paid holidays, plus bonus paid time off while the agency is closed between Christmas and New Year’s
  15. MasterClass subscription for continued learning
  16. We have a hybrid work environment – work from our home office or your home office. Ideally, this person lives within a three-hour drive of Balcom’s Fort Worth office to accommodate client and agency needs.

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