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Job Summary

A reputable online media company in Ghana requires the services of a Proofreader

  • Minimum Qualification: Degree
  • Experience Level: Entry level
  • Experience Length: 1 year

Job Description

  • Editing copy to ensure it is readable, error-free, and appeals to the target audience.
  • Read and evaluate written text for grammatical and typographical error
  • Liaise with writers and editors to determine the composition of specific texts in a document
  • 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 proof
  • 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 project is completed within set time constraints.


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