The Senior Proofreader position is responsible
for reviewing legal documents for grammar and verbiage corrections.
Roles and Responsibilities:
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*Identify and correct spelling, grammar, and
verbiage errors in complex legal documents.
*Detect formatting and compositional errors in
*Check corrected proofs of legal documents
against mark-up for comparison and quality assurance.
Assist the Document Services team with document
production and preparation as needed.
Handle sensitive and/or confidential documents
Communicate with supervisor/manager and client
on job or deadline issues.
*Oversees proofreading assignments.
more complex software or hardware problems
Completes administrative tasks and assignments
as assigned by management.
Trains more junior staff members, as needed
Quality Assurance on work of others as requested
Adhere to Williams Lea policy in addition to
client site policies.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Skills and Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in English/Journalism
preferred or equivalent work experience required.
years’ proofreading experience preferably in a legal, banking or large
Advanced knowledge of MS Word, Excel, and
Knowledge of a legal timekeeping or job tracking
system is preferred.
Ability to work in a fast-paced, team
Strong attention to detail with emphasis on
accuracy and quality.
Ability to prioritize work to balance multiple
projects and deadlines.
have good organizational skills
to handle sensitive and/or confidential documents and information
to make independent decisions that conform to business needs and policy
to troubleshoot more complex or advanced tasks, equipment or software concerns
on own; understands when to escalate a problem to a supervisory level
Ability to work both independently and
collaboratively as part of a team
Excellent verbal and written communication
to communicate professionally both verbally and in writing
be self-motivated with a positive attitude
customer service skills are required in order to create, maintain and enhance