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Job TitlePart-time Proofreader
OrganizationConcordia Publishing House
ContactDana Neuhaus
Address3558 S. Jefferson Ave
LocationSt. Louis, Missouri 63118
Position Overview-Concordia Publishing House currently has an opening for a part-time Proofreader. This position provides proofreading services on manuscripts, promotional pieces, press releases, and various other projects related to the operations of CPH. The essential functions of this position are as follows:

1.Reviews final files or pages for all manner of typographical and layout issues (e.g., typeface issues, word/line breaks, running heads, folios, and other traditional proofreading tasks). Also ensures all queries are addressed.
2.Ensures manuscripts adhere to Concordia’s House style and general standards of professional publishing (based on The Chicago Manual of Style).
3.Adds all changes to the electronic files of the manuscript or marks corrections on hard copies, as needed.
4.Assumes responsibility for meeting production deadlines.
5.Works within budget while staying on schedule and meeting deadlines. Reports budget and deadline concerns to supervisor.

The ideal candidate will have the following knowledge and experience
•Bachelor degree in in English, Journalism, or related field
•Three years of proofreading experience
•Knowledge of English grammar and usage
•Experienced using computers and word processing software (InCopy preferred)
•Knowledgeable of publishing terminology and practice
•Skilled in applying grammatical and style rules to existing writing
•Able to communicate through the written word and meet deadlines

To apply for this position, please submit a resume and cover letter to


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