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Proofreader/ Word Processors

at Robert Half

Pay: $17 to $18/hour
$17.00 - $18.00 / Hourly
Posted: 1/10/2020
Job Status: Contract/Temporary
Job Reference #: 00210-9502397496
Categories: Media/Publishing
Keywords: proofreader

Job Description


Robert Half Legal is assisting with staffing a team of proofreaders for upcoming positions with an international law firm based in Phoenix, AZ. Ideal candidates will have 3+ years of experience as a proofreader in a legal or other large corporate environment. High attention to detail is a must!

This position will begin the training process in February. However, interviews will be conducted before training begins. The role is expected to last 3+ months, and could convert to a full-time position with the client in 2020!  Candidates must be flexible as there are multiple shift openings.

Please respond with your updated resume in Microsoft Word format and include all shifts you could be available to work to


* Proofread complex legal documents for proper spelling, grammar and verbiage
* Review converted documents against originals to ensure an accurate conversion
* Measure dimensions, spacing and positioning of page elements to verify adherence to firm guidelines
* Complete full read/word-for-word proofreading of client submitted materials
* Perform cross reference and define term checks as requested
* Check corrected proof against prior copy to ensure all corrections were made accurately
* Conduct separate checks for format, text accuracy and statistical data
* Ensure that content of document is accurate, clear and complete and that the material is organized logically
* Advanced knowledge of standard proofreading marks
* Follow established policies and procedures at all times
* Perform additional duties as assigned

Required Requirements:
* Bachelor’s degree in English or related field or equivalent work experience required
* Knowledge of legal terminology and citation protocols (The Chicago Manual of Style, The Bluebook and California Style Manual)
* Strong written and verbal communication skills, including expert level knowledge of the English language, grammar, spelling and punctuation
* Intermediate knowledge in Microsoft Office Suite and other core applications
* Ability to work through complex legal document markups and instructions in a timely manner
* Ability to prioritize various requests and deadlines simultaneously

Application Instructions

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