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Jr. Proofreader

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Date: May 14, 2019

Location: New York, NY, US, 10003

Company: J.Crew Group, Inc.

At J.Crew, we celebrate the power of the group—and we believe that it all starts with you. At our home offices and across our brand, collaboration and creativity spark when we start from a place of inclusion. Your diverse set of experiences will bring value to our team, and will impact our brand’s continuing growth. Here, perspectives are guaranteed to evolve, boundaries are encouraged to be pushed and the magic really happens when we enjoy the process. We can’t wait to meet you!

 

 

 

Title:                Jr. Proofreader

Reports to:      Sr. Proofreader 

Location:         J.Crew Corporate Headquarters 

 

 

Overview: The Junior Proofreader will ensure accuracy and consistency of print and digital copy for J.Crew and J.Crew Factory, proofreading for content, grammar, word usage and style. He/she will help maintain voice and tone of J.Crew and Factory brands and communicate and work independently with other proofreaders, copywriters, production artists, designers and merchandisers to resolve issues and inconsistencies across all channels. 

 

 

Primary responsibilities include:

 

  • Copy edit, proofread and fact check digital and print content, including online product copy, emails, social media, ads and signage.
  • Update and maintain department guides, including brand treatment, product history and standard product copy. 
  • Maintain consistent product copy across all categories and oversee collection of missing product information and copy for monthly launches.
  • Update product copy from QA callouts and field queries for other teams.

 

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Qualifications:

 

  • Able to proof a wide variety of copy under demanding deadlines.
  • Quick and self-directed learner.
  • Flexible and open to evolving style standards.
  • Excellent communication skills and work well in a team setting.
  • Proactive and willing to take ownership of projects. 
  • Strong attention to detail while being able to see the big picture.
  • Knowledge of InDesign, Photoshop and Chicago Style preferred.

 

J.Crew Group, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer
We are committed to affirmatively providing equal opportunity to all associates and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, sex, marital status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, legally protected physical or mental disability or any other basis protected under applicable law.


Nearest Major Market: Manhattan
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

Job Segment: Copy Editor, Proofreading, Graphic Design, Quality Assurance, Writing, Creative, Technology

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