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Proofreader



Legal

Phoenix, AZ
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ID: 46151
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Full-Time/Regular

 We are seeking a dynamic professional to join a team of word processing and proofreading staff located in our Phoenix, Arizona service center. As a Proofreader, you will provide real-time assistance to clients in support of their time-sensitive project requests on your designated shift. You will work together with a team of individuals across multiple locations and shifts in an effort to provide the highest level of customer service and quality. This is a challenging and rewarding position within our organization, supporting a prestigious international law firm.

  • Proofread complex legal documents for proper firm style, consistency, spelling, syntax, punctuation and grammar using proper citation protocols (The Chicago Manual of Style, The Bluebook and the California Style Manual)
  • Proofread complex legal documents for proper firm style, consistency, spelling, syntax, punctuation and grammar using proper citation protocols (The Chicago Manual of Style, The Bluebook and the California Style Manual)
  • Perform word-for-word reading of converted documents against originals to ensure accurate conversions
  • Perform cross-reference checks and defined term checks
  • Review tables of authorities as requested
  • Check corrected proofs against markup to ensure all corrections were made accurately
  • Check formatting for consistency and adherence to client specifications
  • Use standard proofreading marks
  • Follow established policies and procedures at all times
  • Perform additional duties as assigned

 

 

 

 

RRD is an EEO/AA including Vets and Disabled Employer


Required Skills

  • Bachelor's degree in English or related field or equivalent work experience
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, including expert-level knowledge of the English language, including grammar, spelling and punctuation
  • Familiarity with the Microsoft Office Suite and the ability to learn other core applications
  • Proven ability to perform complex work in a timely manner and meet strict deadlines
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Ability to interact with client and team members in a professional and respectful manner at all times

 

 


Required Experience

 

Preferred Skills

  • Familiarity with legal terminology and a variety of document formats used in legal work

Knowledge of currently used legal writing styles and citation protocols (The Chicago Manual of Style, The Bluebook and the California Style Manual


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