23 May 2023

Full-Time Freelance Copy Editor – Kalba

Williams Lea – Posted by JobsTeam Kalba, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates

Job Description

The proofreader is in charge of examining the content of all documents before they are delivered to a client, submitted, or deployed technically. He or she is an expert in the English language, knowledgeable with the AMA editorial style, and capable of guaranteeing the accuracy of grammar and spelling in all written materials. Line editing, clean reading, and ensuring that the text is consistent with approved materials, a set of revisions, or an earlier submission are among tasks that a proofreader may be requested to complete. To make sure that the tech builds correspond with the finished creative, he or she might also be required to provide a side-by-side comparison. The proofreader will need to have previous expertise editing both digital (interactive) and print materials and electronically marking up papers. The proofreader must be extremely meticulous, have an acute eye for errors, be adaptable, be able to handle shifting priorities, and work autonomously. He or she is encouraged to raise any queries they may have regarding a project to the editor, copywriter, or designer. The proofreader is in charge of actively prioritizing their daily workload and informing the project managers of any known schedule restrictions.

Job Title : Freelance Copy Editor
Location : Kalba, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
Salary : $ 24.87 per hour.
Company : Williams Lea
Job Type : Full-Time


  • Always keep track of what has been edited and what has been proofread.
  • Please return your corrected papers so that we may evaluate the differences.
  • Efficiently perform proofreading/copyediting services by making use of technology such as electronic work logs, instant messaging, track changes for feedback, and ChangePro for electronic review.
  • Five plus years of proofreading experience, preferably in a law firm environment.
  • Proficiency with Windows and Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) is required, and familiarity with the online is a bonus.
  • Verify that documents are grammatically and visually sound by proofreading them. To indicate problems in a document, use a standard proofreading code.
  • To find and mark any grammatical, typographical, or compositional flaws, read the original copy or drafts.
  • Investigate problems about spelling, punctuation, or word usage and make edits to original hard copy or electronic copy materials. Assist the department manager, if necessary, in developing style guidelines or writing guidelines for distribution to the department.
  • Share any necessary updates to the paperwork and ensure that everyone from employees to legal counsel to upper management has a firm grasp on their respective responsibilities.
  • Possess a high level of proficiency in oral, writing, organizational, interpersonal, and multitasking tasks.


  • Flexibility is required in order to respond swiftly and constructively to shifting demands and opportunities; the capacity to work under tight deadlines is required.
  • Be able to keep sensitive information about the company’s operations and employees secret at all times.
  • Communicate effectively and professionally with employees, managers, and executives at all levels of the organization.
  • Cooperation and teamwork are essential. Keep everyone up to date on your progress and any setbacks or successes.
  • Possibility of taking the initiative while also recognizing the nuances of the situation.

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Job Categories: Proofreader. Job Types: Full-Time.

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