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Proofreader - 100% Remote

  • Location: Atlanta, GA
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Ref No: 23-00428
  • Date: January 30, 2023
  • Pay: $52.41 - $52.41 per Hour USD
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Job Description - Proofreader - 100% Remote

Proofreader, Performance

100% Remote 


Join s a leading marketing platform for small businesses. We empower millions of

customers around the world to build their brands and grow their companies with a suite of

marketing automation, multichannel campaigns, CRM, and analytics tools.

We are looking for a Copyeditor and Proofreader to join the Wink Creative team.

In this role, you'll be an essential editorial contributor helping us shape high-performing

messaging, keeping it consistent with our existing voice and tone and grammar and syntax conventions. In doing so, you'll help us shape behaviors across Mailchimp's paid and organic marketing channels and digital product contexts.

Wink Creative is an in-house creative agency within the Marketing team. We work

cross-functionally with just about every team including Marketing, Product, UX, Culture, and others, to deliver a unified customer experience that helps every communication touch point. We value creative, self-driven individuals who care about the work they

produce and the people they work with—and we love a good sense of humor too.

What you'll do here:

  • Use our existing style guides and writing resources to review documents for grammar,
  • spelling, and style
  • Collaborate with writers and Senior Editors within documents to resolve issues and
  • make sure our work is fully polished
  • Partner with our designers and writers to create clear, effective user experiences that
  • help drive performance through our customer's E2E lifecycle
  • Cross-check any legal claims with relevant disclaimers, confirm all editorial is submitted
  • to legal and work closely with our legal partners
  • Proofread high-performing content and microcopy for emails, social media, onsite
  • experiences, landing pages and more—checking for consistency between iterations.
  • Ensure text meets tone and character count outlined by company policies and make
  • corrections and suggested edits to documents
  • Meet proofreading deadlines
  • We'd love to hear from you if you can check a lot of these boxes:
  • Education from a portfolio school or degree in Advertising, English, Creative Writing,
  • Journalism or Writing for Mass Communication preferred
  • Familiarity with AP style and other style guides
  • 5+ years of editing/proofreading experience preferred
  • A strong, award-winning portfolio
  • Robust knowledge of marketing fundamentals, including strategy, storytelling, design,
  • user experience, new/emerging platforms, and technologies
  • Excellent writing and verbal skills
  • Strong internal and external communication skills
  • Ability to build rapport easily with a diverse team
  • Excellent team building and collaboration skills
  • Proven problem-solving skills and attention to detail
  • Effective handling of multiple assignments in a fast-moving environment
  • Comfortable with and receptive to feedback; desire to quickly address feedback
  • Accountability and ongoing self-development
  • Excellent computer skills in relevant software packages

How you'll work here:

Our Core Leadership Behaviors are the observable and measurable leadership actions and skills that contribute to the effectiveness and success in our roles. They

determine how we do our jobs and how we meet our goals, enabling us to bring out the best in each other and execute on our plans to deliver for our customers.

  • Thriving in Complexity: You unravel and make sense of potentially sophisticated,
  • incomplete, and contradictory information to effectively solve problems.
  • Nimble Learning: You tackle problems with experimentation, using successes and
  • failures to inform future decisions.
  • Expecting the best: You hold yourself and others accountable to meet commitments.
  • Collaborating Courageously: You build partnerships across the company and work
  • collaboratively with others to meet campaign and company goals.
  • Cultivating Candor: You act with integrity and earn the confidence and trust of others
  • through honesty and authenticity.
  • Inclusive Leadership: You recognize the value diversity brings to our organization and
  • leverage different perspectives to enhance organizational culture and drive
  • performance.
  • Customer Obsessed: You listen hard to customers, understand their challenges,
  • develop relationships with them, and deliver products that remove their obstacles.
  • Action Oriented: You initiate new opportunities and face tough challenges with a sense
  • of energy, enthusiasm, and service.


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