Brand Standards Proofreader (Part-time)

Archer Malmo, one of the largest independent agencies in the U.S. — and recognized as one of the best places to work by Advertising Age — is looking for a Brand Standards Proofreader on a part-time basis to join us in our Memphis, Tenn., office. This position is responsible for proofreading all marketing communications produced for assigned account(s). You will highlight errors and recommend necessary changes. You will also check layout elements to ensure work meets appropriate graphic standards using the most current branding guidelines for the assigned account. The Brand Standard Proofreader works under the direction of the SVP, Director of Operations, Account Executive and Creative Director of account(s) assigned.  

Requirements

  • B.A. in English, Journalism or related discipline
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Basic understanding of print production and associated graphics and layout standards
  • Advanced written and verbal communication skills
  • Prefer a minimum of two years of previous applicable proofreading/editing/agency experience 

Responsibilities

  • Ascertains assigned client’s most current graphic standards and effectively communicates them to the account team and other agency resources, keeping them updated as necessary
  • Understands and follows all agency procedures
  • Remains knowledgeable about project management process and procedures
  • Explains proofing changes and/or recommendations to others within the department on the assigned accounts
  • Supports account team, as needed, to build trust and credibility with client
  • Gains and maintains a thorough understanding of the most widely accepted and current style, grammar and spelling standards
  • Manages and communicates proper proofreading workflow for most efficient and accurate results
  • Responds quickly to urgent projects and prioritizes accordingly
  • Takes ownership of team education on current graphic standards for assigned account(s)   

We offer a great place to work with biweekly massages and lunch delivery available when you don’t have time to visit a fabulous restaurant downtown. Our dogs think we are pretty cool, too. Many of our four-legged friends join our fun daily. Please send your cover letter and resume to greatplacetowork@archermalmo.com (no phone calls, please).