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Proofreader

Apply Job ID 12598 Date posted Mar. 13, 2019 Location Quincy, Massachusetts Full Time / Part Time Full time (FT)

Quad/Graphics

Employees at Quad thrive at the intersection of thinking, making and marketing. As we continue to take the bold steps necessary to transform our offering, our goal is to provide our clients with the most powerful integrated marketing platform. We’re all partners in our company, committed to do the right thing, trusting the process, innovating for the future, growing the business, believing in each other, and having a little fun along the way.

Quad is seeking a qualified Proofreader to work at a client location in Quincy, MA. This candidate will support one of our large grocery clients, and is responsible for examining all copy and proofs generated in production. The Proofreader verifies the accuracy of content, markdowns, formatting and versioning and ensures that all quality and production standards are met prior to submitting proofs to the client or the printer.

Responsibilities:               
  • Proofread and mark up all proofs generated in production. This applies to new work and correction cycles
  • Work with Client Services Managers and Lead Mac Operators to master new procedures and styles
  • Work to improve the manufacturing process by communicating common errors to production and management
  • Understand departmental workflow and react swiftly to changing priorities
  • Use Quad Metrics Portal to gauge productivity benchmarks
  • Maintain a professional appearance and relationship with all customer contacts on and off site
  • Maintain confidentiality when required
  • Other incidental duties as assigned
Qualifications
  • 2 years of experience in proofreading – catalog production experience a plus
  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications, English (or equivalent) preferred
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe Suites
  • Strong grammar, spelling and punctuation skills
  • Strong organizational skills with ability to successfully juggle and deliver multiple projects and proactively communicate status and issues
  • Must be detail and deadline oriented
  • Self-starter with ability to self-direct
Additional Company Information
We offer excellent benefits to eligible employees, including 401(k), holidays, vacations and more. 

Quad/Graphics is an equal employment opportunity employer. The Company’s policy is not to unlawfully discriminate against any applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, military or veteran status, disability, genetic information or any other consideration made unlawful by applicable federal, state, or local laws. The Company also prohibits harassment of applicants and employees based on any of these protected categories.
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