Tuesday, September 15, 2009

Marvel Comics is looking for a Supervising Proofreader

Oh, to live in New York! If only it was a telecommute, this would be my dream job.

Found this job opportunity in this week's Writer Gazette Update (www.writergazette.com).

* Supervising ProofreaderMarvel Entertainment, Inc.

Summary: In addition to proofreading documents, the position is responsible for managing a small staff of part-time and contract proofreaders and prioritizing the department's workload. Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

* Read comics and covers and mark grammatical or typographical errors

* Copy edit text for magazines and ongoing character encyclopedia

* Proofread work from licensing, marketing, advertising, creative services and other departments as needed

* Help usher in a digital workflow for Proofreading

* Supervise any freelance proofreading

Education and/or Experience: Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university; or one to two years of related experience and/or training; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Please direct all resumes to Mary Sprowls, VP Human Resources, at msprowls(at)marvel.com.

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