Proofreader Job in Portland, OR at Direct Marketing Solutions, Inc – 3.3

Job Description

Direct Marketing Solutions is looking for a Proofreader to join our Creative team. Wherever you may be in your career, DMS could be the place for you!!


The Proofreader works closely with the Associate Creative Director and Chief Creative Officer to ensure copy is accurate, thoroughly combed for errors and inconsistencies and is in line with client brand and overall creative strategy. The Proofreader interfaces with Account Managers to ensure all language is accurate and, if necessary, in compliance with government regulatory bodies and client legal departments.

Essential Functions:
Proofread materials for clarity, readability, trademarks, spelling, grammar, punctuation, branding, compliance, formatting, etc

Quality control design elements for font corruptions, low-resolution images, overlapping layers, trim/fold line issues, bleeds, printing specs, etc

Check print-ready proofs against client-approved proofs

Work closely with designers and production artists to ensure all copy and edits are implemented within the provided parameters

Verify and cross check response directives like URLs, telephone numbers, and QR codes

Have a working knowledge of AP or Chicago Style and have the ability to eagle eye a variety of content from legal disclaimers to blog posts

Trains with leader and other team members on copy editor skills as requested/required.

Additional Responsibilities:
Have a general knowledge of design/printing processes and a practical understanding of marketing/branding strategies

Complete assignments and special projects from leaders as needed

Ensure compliance with all policies and regulations, including the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA)

At least two years’ proofreading experience in marketing/advertising, journalism, design, healthcare, and/or banking/alternative lending

Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite

Willingness to work outside of regular business hours

Ability to pass background checks and drug screen

Bachelor’s Degree in English, Journalism, or related field preferred

Our focus every day is to support the health and happiness of our employees. We do this by offering vacation, sick and holiday pay, as well as a comprehensive benefits package including: Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability, Life Insurance, 401(k), and EAP.

The Fine Print:
This position typically works Monday-Friday 8 am – 5 pm Pacific Time. Remote work is available upon request, with on-site visits required periodically. Overtime will be required in order to meet deadlines, where necessary.

About the Company

Company: Direct Marketing Solutions, Inc – 3.3

Company Location:  Portland, OR

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