Copy Editor

West Chicago, Illinois

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Our client, a top-ranked direct marketing agency, is seeking a Copy Editor on a contract basis. The selected candidate will be responsible for maintaining excellence in all areas of proofreading and copy editing, along with miscellaneous tasks in support of on-demand marketing communications campaign management. High attention to detail, time management, and prioritizing daily work are critical to success in the role. This a contract position that offers remote work with one day a month being required to go into the West Chicago office for team meetings. Only local Illinois residents will be considered.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Edit and proofread copy to ensure there are no grammatical, syntax, formatting, or style errors
  • Perform a thorough and precise review process, followed by a detailed comparison of all final copy to back-up documents in order to reduce in-market errors
  • Check accuracy of all brands, products, logos, legal disclaimers, trademarks and copyrights
  • Verify all phone numbers and URLs are accurate and functioning
  • Work with cross-functional teams to achieve 100% accuracy on all marketing collateral
  • Maintain a library of current brand standards for multiple brands
  • Maintain quality control procedure documentation and make recommendations to improve, as necessary
  • Strong communication and administration skills are essential


  • 0-1+ years of experience in copy editing, proofreading, quality assurance, journalism or copywriting, preferably in marketing communications or direct marketing. Associate's or Bachelor's degree preferred
  • The applicant should have a passion for hunting typos while demonstrating topnotch editing and command of the English language, especially the written form
  • Basic Microsoft Office applications (MS Word, Excel), Salesforce and Adobe experience is a plus
  • Knowledge of AP Style, Chicago Manual of Style and proofreaders' marks
  • Attention to detail and strong interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills
  • Accuracy under the pressure of extremely tight deadlines
  • Strong work ethic toward getting tasks completed, even with competing priorities
  • Self-starter and will require no direct supervision and ability to work effectively in a remote location

Beacon Hill is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values the strength diversity brings to the workplace. Individuals with Disabilities and Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply.

Company Profile:

Founded by industry leaders to set a new standard in search, career placement and flexible staffing, we deliver coordinated staffing solutions with unparalleled service, a commitment to project completion and success and a passion for innovation, creativity and continuous improvement.

Our niche brands offer a complete suite of staffing services to emerging growth companies and the Fortune 500 across market sectors, career specialties/disciplines and industries. Over time, office locations, specialty practice areas and service offerings will be added to address ever changing constituent needs.

Learn more about Beacon Hill Staffing Group and our specialty divisions, Beacon Hill Associates, Beacon Hill Financial, Beacon Hill HR, Beacon Hill Legal, Beacon Hill Life Sciences and Beacon Hill Technologies by visiting

We look forward to working with you.

Beacon Hill. Employing the Future (TM)

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