RR Donnelley Legal Proofreader in Phoenix, Arizona
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We are seeking a Legal Proofreader to support time-sensitive proofreading requests in a fast-paced team environment. Candidates must demonstrate high attention to detail and a focus on client satisfaction.
This position is 100% based at our Phoenix Arizona office location, and cannot be performed remotely.
Shift: Monday to Friday, 11:00PM to 7:30AM
Proofread complex legal documents to ensure consistency, spelling, dictation, syntax, punctuation and grammar using the appropriate style (firm style, The Chicago Manual of Style, The Bluebook and California Style Manual)
Compare documents word for word against originals to ensure an accurate conversion
Review cross references, and defined terms for accuracy and and review Table of Authorities for accuracy and style
Check handwritten revisions/electronic red lines against working draft to ensure all correction are made accurately
Conduct separate checks for format, text accuracy and statistical data
Ensure that the content of document is accurate, clear and complete and that the material is organized logically
Use established proofreading marks to note corrections
Follow established policies and procedures at all time
Perform additional duties as assigned
High school diploma or equivalent required; Bachelor's degree in English/Journalism or 1-2 years of legal experience preferred
Knowledge of various style guides (The Chicago Manual of Style, AP Style, The Blue Book and California Style Manual)
Strong written and verbal communication skills, including expert level knowledge of the English language, grammar, spelling and punctuation
Proven ability to work through complex legal document markups and instructions in a timely manner to meet strict deadlines
Ability to prioritize various requests and deadlines simultaneously
Exceptional attention to detail
Ability to interact with client and team members in a professional and respectful manner at all times.
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and meet pressing deadlines
Familiarity with legal terminology and a variety of citation and brief formants used in legal work preferred
Intermediate knowledge in Microsoft Office Suite and other core applications preferred
RRD is an EEO/AA including Vets and Disabled Employer
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