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21/05 Utkarsha
HR at Interviewmocha

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Proofreader & Editor (1-3 yrs)

Pune Job Code: 119655

Roles and Responsibilities:

- Read and evaluate written text for grammatical and typographical error

- Compare typeset proofs against original copy to identify errors or omission

- Use word processors and other specialized software to make changes on typeset documents

- Evaluate the dimensions of page elements such as images, text spacing and positioning to ensure they conform to set specifications

- Ensure page numbers are in the right order and not repeated or omitted

- Analyze documents to ensure chapter titles match list of contents

- Use symbols which are standard and recognized by printing and publishing companies

- Mark corrections highlighted by editors/authors and ensure they reflect on the master set proofing

- Rephrase written text to ensure document structure and content are consistent

- Stay abreast with grammatical development as well as new terminologies in a language

- Ensure illustrations are suitably captioned and referenced

- Contact authors directly to clarify grammatical inconsistencies related to style and text choice

- Forward proofread materials for approval and publication

- Ensure the project is completed within set time constraints.

Requirements and Qualification:

- Require a Bachelor's /Master's Degree most preferably in English, journalism, or mass communication, or in a related field (BSC/MSC)

- About 0-1 years of experience in proofreading or editing the written content.

- Knowledge of standard proofreading practices, procedures, and concepts.

- Identify and rephrase grammatical errors to ensure an error-free text

- Correctly assemble words and apply them in writing.

Location: Pune

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