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Nov 11, 2016

Houston, TX

Freelance

Agent: Ryan W.

Job #: 110870

Job Description

Our client is in need of someone with print production experience... mixed with light editing....

Technical Editor for Publication Department.

Proofreads, edits, and coordinates the production of simple to complex documents and presentations for accuracy, consistency, and professional quality. Participate in proposal efforts; coordinates on proposal production process from conceptualization through printing; edit and coordinate production for a variety of engineering deliverables, including proposals, presentations, studies and reports, and other complex technical documents.

Handles simple to complex jobs independently.
Strong proofreading and online editing skills required.
Knowledge of grammatical rules, spelling, composition, and style.
Good interpersonal and oral communications skills.
Familiar with scanning software and electronic file management.
Willingness/ability to work overtime on short notice. Must be able to work in a deadline-driven environment, producing quick turnaround of product.
Knowledge of proofreading marks, production processes, and printing processes.

Proficiency in the following software applications:
SharePoint - critical
Microsoft Word - critical
Adobe Acrobat - critical
Microsoft PowerPoint - required
Microsoft Excel - required
Adobe design software (InDesign, Illustrator) - optional

Experience in handling proposal activities, including manpower planning and scheduling.
Ability to multi-task and work in a variety of roles within the publications team (i.e., lead and support roles). Able to work as part of a team.
Schedules overtime workers and delegates work, as required to meet deadlines.
Professional writing or journalism degree preferred.

If you feel you are a good fit for this role, please email me with your resume!
rwest@vitamintalent.com

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