Proofreader

New York, NY

Summary

Our client seeks a legal proofreader with a minimum of five years legal experience.

Shifts:

Monday – Friday 12:00 a.m. – 7:45 a.m (45 minute break)

Responsibilities

  • Cold reads.
  • Full reads.
  • Ability to read handwritten, word-processed or printed documents against a mark-up or new master for accuracy of transcription, grammar, sense and typos.
  • Financial printer proofs.
  • Defined terms index checks.
  • Cross-references checks.
  • Manual redlining and blacklining.
  • Familiarity with Adobe’s annotating tool for marking PDFs
  • Creating PDFs using E-copy of proofreading mark-ups.
  • Assisting when needed in handling and monitoring incoming e-mail requests.
  • Following up with Proofreader Workflow Coordinator’s as well as requestor on additional proofreading questions or requests.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Suite 2010 (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Visio).

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Minimum of five years of proofreading experience at a law firm.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Team player mentality.
  • Ability to work alone and in teams in a remote and/or office setting environment
  • Resourcefulness.
  • Thorough knowledge of proofreading procedures.
  • Ability to work under time constraints.
  • Proficiency in the use of the Black’s Law Dictionary and Citation books.
  • Familiarity with current Bluebook formatting guidelines.
  • Knowledge of blacklining and cumulative blacklining.

Compensation

Our client provides competitive compensation and benefits to its employees. The expected base salary for this role ranges from $75,500 – $77,000.  The base salary offer is based on a variety of factors which includes, but is not limited to, qualifications, education and experience.

 

 

Job Type: Full-time, Hybrid

Salary: $75,500 – $77,000

Date Active: 2.11.2024

Exempt/Not Exempt: Not Exempt

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