Asst. Manager/Manager- Proofreader

First Call H Resource P. Ltd
  • Gurgaon
  • 10-15 lakh
  • 5-6 years
  • Views
  • 08 Mar 2017

  • Customer Service

  • BPO/ ITES/ Call Centers
Job Description

Correcting spelling mistakes and grammatical errors;
Sub-editing text written by a number of authors to ensure consistent house style;
Working with IT-based publishing systems and databases, as well as via the internet, CD-ROMs or from paper manuscripts;
Liaising regularly with Subject Experts and publishers by phone and email;
Checking that SME have provided all the required materials and paperwork;
Resolving queries directly with the author, e.g. style and text inconsistencies;
Coding manuscripts for design features, such as hierarchy of headings, to instruct the production team;
Creating artwork briefs to detail the content of illustrations;
Ensuring that illustrations are correctly captioned and referred to in the text;
Producing or working to a style checklist to ensure consistency in hyphenation, capitalisation, formatting of references, etc;
Maintaining awareness of new words or phrases coming into popular usage with a view to ensuring they're appropriate for the readership;
Discussing and resolving any potentially libellous sections with the commissioning editor and author;
Retrieving articles from archives and rearranging within publications;
Preparing preliminary pages for the title, contents and preface of a publication;
Overseeing the work of indexers, typesetters and designers;

Competencies/Skill sets for this job

Sme Publications Coding Liaising

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