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12 Feb 2023

Full-Time Senior Proofreader – Akhmīm

Wilen Group – Posted by JobsTeam Akhmīm, Sūhāj, Egypt

Job Description

The Proofreader’s job is to ensure the high quality of all deliverables before they are sent to the client, submitted, or deployed technically. He or she is a native English speaker, well-versed in the AMA editing style, and capable of ensuring that all written documents are free of typos and grammatical errors. A Proofreader may be expected to do everything from a simple clean read to extensive line editing, as well as checking for consistency with previously approved materials, revisions, or past submissions. The person in this role may also be asked to perform a side-by-side comparison to ensure that the technical builds are in line with the approved creative. The Proofreader must be comfortable with both digital (interactive) and print pieces, as well as electronic marking up. The Proofreader needs to have a sharp eye for detail, the ability to see errors quickly, the ability to prioritize tasks, and the confidence to work without direct supervision. Any issues or concerns he or she may have regarding a project should be directed to the editor, copywriter, or designer. It is imperative that the Proofreader set realistic daily priorities and inform the project managers of any impending deadlines.

Job Title : Senior Proofreader
Location : Akhmīm, Sūhāj, Egypt
Salary : $ 25.55 per hour.
Company : Wilen Group
Job Type : Full-Time


  • Research questions regarding spelling, grammar or word use and make corrections to original hard copy documents or electronic copy. If necessary, assist department manager with creating style tips or writing guidelines for distribution to department.
  • Keep a record of everything you edit for spelling and grammar.
  • Check original copy or drafts for grammatical, typographical, and compositional problems and mark them for correction.
  • At least five years of proofreading experience, preferably in a legal field.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office and Windows (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) is required, and familiarity with the internet is a plus.
  • Use software like ChangePro for electronic review and tracking of comments and tracked changes in IM to streamline your proofreading and copyediting processes.
  • Interact with staff, lawyers and management to understand work assignments and communicate any changes that need to be made to the documents.
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, communication, and verbal abilities with a keen eye for detail and the capacity to manage numerous projects at once.
  • Proofread documents to ensure the material is visually and grammatically correct. Use standardized proofreading code to mark errors that appear in document.
  • Check updated papers against the originals after returning flagged documents for correction.


  • Must be cooperative and team-oriented. Inform the right parties of your objectives, opportunities, accomplishments, and failures.
  • Flexibility and the capacity to work under pressure are required in order to react swiftly and favorably to changing demands and opportunities.
  • Possessing the ability to take the initiative and think through problems independently, but also grasping the big picture.
  • Proven success in communicating and working with all levels of an organization’s staff, from upper management to frontline employees.
  • Required to keep all company business and employee matters strictly private.

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Job Categories: Proofreader. Job Types: Full-Time.

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