19 Mar 2023
Full-Time Freelance Proofreader – Panipat
The Proofreader’s primary duty is to proofread and/or copyedit documents that have been prepared by attorneys, clients, and support employees, including those that have been typed, scanned, or written by hand. For the role of Proofreader, it is necessary to have excellent command of the English language (including spelling, grammar, and punctuation) and a working knowledge of legal jargon. As professionals, proofreaders should be able to handle both individual and group projects with ease.
Job Title : Freelance Proofreader
Location : Panipat, Haryana, India
Salary : $ 25.66 per hour.
Company : New Post
Job Type : Full-Time
- Proofread documents to ensure they are grammatically and visually correct. To mark errors in the manuscript, use standardized proofreading code.
- Adjustments to the paperwork should be communicated to workers, lawyers, and upper management for a more complete understanding of responsibilities.
- Proofreading experience of five years or more, with emphasis in the legal field.
- Make adjustments to the original hard copy or electronic copy of any papers that need spelling, grammatical, or word usage research. If necessary, help the department manager develop writing rules or style advice for dissemination to the department.
- Possessing an exceptional command of the English language as well as superior writing, organizational, interpersonal, and critical thinking skills.
- Use tools like ChangePro for electronic review and tracking of changes, as well as electronic work logs and instant chat, to speed up the proofreading and copyediting process.
- Read the original copy or drafts to look for any grammatical, typographical, or compositional flaws and mark them for correction.
- After sending back documents with correction flags, double-check the updates against the originals.
- Microsoft Office and Windows (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) expertise is a requirement, and online expertise is a plus.
- Document and keep track of any and all content edits and proofreading.
- Teamwork and cooperation are prerequisites. Share your plans, prospects, results, and setbacks with the appropriate people.
- Possess the interpersonal skills and professional demeanor necessary to interact effectively with company executives, managers, and support employees.
- Must be able to maintain the strictest confidentiality of the company’s internal affairs and personnel matters.
- Capacity to take the initiative oneself and see the big picture while keeping an eye on the minutiae is a must.
- aptitude for working effectively under stress and adapting quickly to new circumstances and possibilities