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Editor and Proofreader

  • Location: Raleigh, Wake, North Carolina, 27601
  • Salary: 26.55
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 16 days ago

Long term contract Opportunity!

Position:  Editor and Proofreader
Location: Remote
Term: 12 Months Contract

Day-to-Day Responsibilities:

  • Review marketing content for mistakes, inaccuracies, typos, and style issues using a style guide and content templates.
  • Help plan, write for, edit, proof, and perform other tasks as needed on a Kanban board.
  • Make corrections to content in programs like Adobe InDesign and Illustrator, and a web-based content creation and layout tool.
  • Make corrections and suggestions to content in common office software tools (Google Drive/Docs/Slides, Libre Office, etc.).
  • Ensure all content is tagged appropriately and SEO principles (e.g., cross-linking) are followed in order to make content easy to find.
  • Work with team members focused on content analytics to ensure we're tracking the right pieces of content and using data to inform content creation, promotion, and measurement efforts.
  • Connect with content contributors across the Company to create consistent experiences for prospects and customers.
  • Apply your unique skills and insights to take on passion projects that makes the Company better.
  • Be an advocate for the Company's brand and voice.
  • Be a continual student of your craft and share your insights and ideas with others across the company.

Is this a good fit? (Requirements):

  • Must have Adobe Creative Cloud - InDesign License
  • Relevant experience as a writer or editor
  • Effective and persuasive communication skills
  • Experience with the Google suite of applications (Drive, Gmail, Docs, Slides, Sheets) and with Adobe InDesign.
  • Contractors in this role will need a subscription to Adobe InDesign (though Adobe Creative Cloud).
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to manage multiple projects and time effectively
  • Ability to understand and simplify complex information
  • Must thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic, demanding environment
  • Ability to work with others in a highly collaborative environment
  • Ability to multitask with multiple deadlines, manage time effectively, establish priorities, and communicate expectations to project managers and stakeholders

Additional Skills:

  • Experience with AP (Associated Press) style guide is a plus, but not required
  • Experience with scrum or agile (Agile) work processes is a plus, but not required
  • Experience with Adobe Analytics, Drupal, Ahrefs, or similar systems and tools is a plus, but not required
  • Global experience (beyond North America) and multilingual candidates are a plus, but not required

If this sounds like the perfect fit, Apply Today!

Candidates will be responsible for following the client's COVID-19 protocols. Please refer to your MATRIX representative for specifics.

About Us

At MATRIX, we expertly match talented professionals with job opportunities to elevate careers. Since 1983, we have placed thousands of professionals at innovative clients across every industry ranging from small startups to Fortune 50 companies. It’s why we’re consistently in the top 25 of all U.S. IT staffing firms and why our consultants rate us well above the industry average, earning us ClearlyRated's Best of Staffing awards year after year. People come to us for a job, and stay with us because of our top-notch consultant care.

MATRIX is and Equal Employment Opportunity employer and provides reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals.  Supporting medical or religious documentation will be required where applicable. If you are a qualified individual with a disability, you may request a reasonable accommodation under the American Disability Act (ADA) by emailing To ensure a quick response to your request, please use the words “Accommodation request” as the subject line of your email.