Marketing Proofreader (Freelance 2-10 hours / week)

Salary: $25-29.33 / hr.
We’re looking for a thorough, responsive, proofreading expert to support our Creative Services team as a freelance proofreader. Working remotely, this proofreader will support the business and marketing needs of Pearson Virtual Schools organization and the Connections Academy brand. Working in conjunction with the teams’ project manager, this person will proof and edit copy for Connections Academy schools, Pearson Online Academy, internal organization communications and emerging B2B partnerships.

In this role, you will be proofreading and editing copy for: digital content, direct mail, video scripts, collateral/marketing communications, website and landing pages, SEO, email, thought leadership, Resource Hub articles, and more. The ideal candidate will have a background proofreading or copyediting in marketing, communications, or journalism with the ability to quickly proof and edit copy against editorial guidelines and for tone, style, and flow.

Primary Responsibilities:

Proofread and edit copy to be compliant with Pearson’s editorial guidelines and style guide to most effectively communicate our brand messaging, positioning, and call to action to our prospects and current customers
Review documents for grammar, spelling, and style
Fact-check and cross-reference dates and other statements for accuracy, including school-specific information and details
Implement due diligence to check links, play videos, and thoroughly review content for gaps or missing materials
Make corrections and suggested edits to content
Project Management – Ability to self manage to deadlines and be communicative regarding workload and expectation-setting.

Minimum Skills/Education:

2+ years of proofreading experience with marketing materials (agency or freelance experience highly desired)
Detail-oriented – an eye for detail, grammar
Bachelor’s degree in English, Journalism or related field
Experience with style guides (Chicago style, AP) for multiple clients

Additional Details: This is a long-term, remote opportunity. Hours will vary from week to week based on project needs, but will likely be 2-10 hours / week. This position is ideal for an established freelancer that has 2-7 hours/ week available.