English Proofreader/ Copy Editor
All Languages Ltd
Toronto, ON

English Proofreader/ Copy Editor – Permanent Full-time Position

All Languages is a full-service language-services provider that has served professionals since 1971. We are Canadian-owned and operated, and serve clients that are located all around the world. We are focused on customer satisfaction, and use technology to continuously improve processes and client communication.

The role of the English Proofreader/ Copy Editor is to ensure the quality and appearance of English texts meet the requirements and expectations of our clients. This requires a dynamic individual with attention to detail, and an ability to work at a fast pace along with strong organizational skills.

Job Type:

  • Full-time: Monday to Friday - 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM
  • Training Period (approximately 2 to 3 months) - 9:00 AM to 5:30 PM

Job Location:

  • Toronto, ON - Office is located on 421 Bloor St East (across the street from Sherbourne subway stop)

Summary of Responsibilities:

  • Style Guides
  • Creation and adherence to style guides * Copy editing and proofreading into English translations
  • Grammar, spelling, punctuation and other mechanics of style, content, layout, etc. * Basic Content Check of documents translated from English into a target language
  • Ensuring consistency in details such as addresses, dates, names and content * Format Check
  • Flagging locations for artwork, page breaks, table of contents, cross references, etc. * Multilingual Consistency Check
  • Performing a multilingual consistency check for projects translated into multiple languages * Manage tasks to meet multiple deadlines

Requirements:

  • Undergraduate degree – BA in English or equivalent
  • Certificate in a Publishing / Editing program
  • Excellent spoken English and strong writing skills
  • Computer literate, with a strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications
  • Fast and accurate typing skills
  • Detail oriented, personable, assertive, disciplined, self-motivated, reliable and high energy
  • Works well and accurately under pressure
  • Eligible for security clearance
  • Excellent organizational and multi-tasking ability
  • Experience in a team environment

Assets:

  • Experience in dealing with diverse communities
  • Fluent in a second or multiple languages
  • Experience in the translation industry (in any capacity – i.e. linguist; interpreter; etc.)
  • Experience in project management

Why All Languages Ltd?

  • Competitive salary
  • Performance incentives
  • Friendly work environment
  • Professional development and opportunity for advancement

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • Proofreading: 2 years (Preferred)
  • Copy Editing: 2 years (Preferred)