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24/02 Sara
HR at Zoopero Marketing Private Limited

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Zoopero - Editor/Proof Reader (2-4 yrs)

Pune Job Code: 148507

Character-for-character/ word-for-word proofreading against manuscript on 1st pass pages, including proofreading of illustrations, captions, credit lines, text references, running heads, folios, line/ word spacing, and line/ page breaks. Checking for accents or special characters defaulting to an incorrect/ unintended character. Proofreading to include verification of conformance to design specifications. Checking to ensure that the outstanding/ pending CE queries are addressed; flagging to PM in case of any omission. Editing to ensure that (i) the pages are formatted according to design specifications, (ii) the content has been styled correctly, (iii) the correct photos and illustrations have been placed. Checking to ensure inclusion of all cross-references. Checking for spelling and grammar errors. Making recommendations to the compositor on page layout decisions such as (i) the movement of text to ensure placement of figures on the same spread near callouts, (ii aesthetically pleasing photo and illustration sizing, and (iii) appropriate stacking of marginal elements etc.

Responsibilities and Duties

Selected candidate's day-to-day responsibilities include:

1. Copy-edit manuscripts

2. Improve the sentence structure, clarity, smoothness, coherence and consistency of the writing, through carrying out line-by-line editing

3. Check for correctness in grammar, usage, syntax, and other mechanics of style

4. Ensure the author's original meaning and voice are retained in the edited manuscript

5. Ensure consistent adherence to the given formatting requirements (which may apply to the layout, margins, typography, headings, tables, figures, lists, etc.), as well as referencing requirements

6. Proofread manuscripts

7. Remove mechanical errors and inconsistencies in the manuscript (including orthographical, grammatical, typographical and punctuation errors, etc.)

8. Remove deviations from the given style sheet, referencing and/or formatting requirements

9. Critique manuscripts

10. Provide the author of the manuscript with critical, constructive and courteous feedback regarding the form as well as the content of their writing, through making comments in the document

11. Point out internal discrepancies and lacunae, if any, in the manuscript's content (including facts, arguments, opinions, ideas, etc.)

12. Point out overall structural or organizational problems, if any, in the manuscript's content

Key Skills

- English Proficiency (Written), MS Office

Required Experience and Qualifications

Only those candidates can apply who :

- Are available for the work from office job/internship

- Can start the job/internship between 17th Feb'20 and 12th Mar'20

- Are available for a duration of 6 months or more

- Have relevant skills and interests

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