Onward Search
Full Time

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Onward Search is looking for a Proofreader with experience editing training materials to join our prominent corporate client in Atlanta! This is a fully remote W2 contract role expected to last for 3+ months. Benefits are available throughout the life of the engagement.

PLEASE NOTE: Although this position is fully remote, there is a strong preference for the candidates to sit somewhere in the eastern time zone.

Job Summary:


You are an editorial wizard who loves to proofread and edit training documents, instructor/participant guides and manuals, PowerPoint decks, online training materials, and other similar deliverables.
You are NOT a writer, even though you understand copy and love the written word. You are a proofreader and editor at heart and you are passionate about making sure all i's are dotted and all t's are crossed. Sometimes literally.


Minimum Requirements:


Bachelor's Degree in English, Writing, or related discipline preferred.
2+ years working in editorial, copywriting, or content creation focused specifically on proofreading and editing.
Prior experience working within a training or learning & development team STRONGLY preferred. Experience proofreading and editing written and/or online training material is also acceptable.
A passion and love for all things editorial, specifically in proofreading and editing existing copy.
Experience using Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Articulate 360.
An ability to quickly understand and internalize complex concepts, processes, and terminology.
An extraordinary level of focus and attention to detail.
Outstanding oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
Ability to think critically and problem solve.
Ability to stay highly organized and work efficiently in a remote setting.
Work samples are preferred but not required.


Does this sound like you? Apply today!